Samuel M. Rosen Outstanding Teacher Award – for excellence in basic science teaching, selected by the students
Amanda Raff, M.D.
Dr. Raff is Assistant Professor of Medicine. A graduate of Einstein in the Class of 1998, she joined the faculty in 2004, following a fellowship in Nephrology. Since 2008, Dr. Raff has been the course director for the Renal System course.
Samuel M. Rosen Outstanding Teacher Award – for excellence in clinical teaching, selected by the students
Amy E. Kesselman, M.D.
Dr. Kesselman is Assistant Clinical Professor and Associate Clerkship Director of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health at Einstein. She also serves as site leader for students rotating through Ob/Gyn at Weiler Hospital, and is a member of the Division of Education Clinical Committee.
Harry Eagle Award – for outstanding basic science teaching
Lloyd D. Fricker, Ph.D.
Dr. Fricker is Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at Einstein, and serves as course director for the Principles of Pharmacology course for first-year medical students. He has been a member of the Einstein faculty since 1986, and is a member of the Leo M. Davidoff Society.
Harry H. Gordon Award – for outstanding clinical teaching
Maria Teresa M. Santos, M.D.
Dr. Santos is Assistant Professor of Family & Social Medicine at Einstein, as well as the Co-Director of the Family Medicine Clerkship and Co-Chair of the Clinical Committee of the Division of Education. A 1988 Einstein graduate, Dr. Santos has been a member of the faculty since 2001, and was inducted recently into the Leo M. Davidoff Society.
Lifetime Achievement Awards – for exellence in teaching
Leslie H. Bernstein, M.D.
Dr. Bernstein is Professor of Medicine and Director Emeritus of the Unified Division of Gastroenterology at Montefiore Medical Center and Einstein. He joined the faculty in 1965, immediately after completing his public health and gastroenterology fellowships. Among previous honors, Dr. Bernstein received the Samuel Rosen Award for excellence in clinical teaching in 1988, and is a charter member of the Leo M. Davidoff Society.
George J. Fruhman, Ph.D.
Dr. Fruhman is Associate Professor of Anatomy & Structural Biology and one of Einstein’s founding faculty members. During his more than 50 years on the faculty, he has taught histology and gross anatomy to generations of Einstein students. During his long career, he has participated on many committees and mentored numerous students in his laboratory. Dr. Fruhman is a member of longstanding in the Leo M. Davidoff Society.