Einstein Faculty

Einstein is home to more than 2,000 faculty members, who promote research and academic excellence at the College of Medicine.  In addition to conducting research in the institution’s 300 laboratories, these individuals serve as mentors and teachers to the medical school’s 724 M.D. students, 248 Ph.D. students, 117 M.D.-Ph.D. students and 368 postdoctoral research fellows. This page reflects resources and information useful to Einstein investigators, along with highlights pertaining to honors and events relevant to faculty.  Can't find a resource you need?  Please contact to let us know.

Faculty Features

Einstein's CHEFF Course: Exploring the Power of Food as Good Medicine

Late on a Thursday afternoon, a group of first-year medical students scrub up, sponge down their work stations and prep for surgery. read more

Montefiore-Einstein Imaging Expert Attracts a Global Following While Illuminating MRI Physics

“Just fantastic!” “The man is a rock star!” “I’ve binge-watched the past few days and am excited about the next chapters!” If you think these superlatives were inspired by the hero read more

Simulation Training for Einstein Medical Students: Practice Makes for Better Care

“Now, try that again,” said Dr. Brian Cohen as a third-year medical student inserted a swab into a speculum lodged in a plastic model of the female pelvic region. read more


Academic Honors

Focus on Aging—Drs. Nir Barzilai, Ana Maria Cuervo, Sofiya Milman and Joe Verghese represented Einstein at the annual meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, which was attended by more than 4,000 gerontologists from throughout the world. Each presented a talk connected to this year’s theme, “Making Connections: From Cells to Societies.” In addition, an article in the Washington Post published in connection with the event, referenced Dr. Milman’s research on the importance of certain HDL cholesterol variants for longevity and protection against cognitive impairment. Dr. Barzilai is professor of medicine and of genetics, director of the Institute for Aging Research and the Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research. Dr. Cuervo is professor of developmental and molecular biology, of anatomy and structural biology and of medicine. She is also the Robert and Renee Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases. Dr. Milman is assistant professor of medicine. And Dr. Verghese is professor of neurology and of medicine, chief of geriatrics and director of the Jack and Pearl Resnick Gerontology Center and of the division of cognitive & motor aging.

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Collaboration Zone

Faculty Development Events

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

"Everything You Wanted to Know About Using SurveyMonkey®"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: The Tishman Learning Center, Room #2