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 webrunners@einstein.yu.edu to let us know.

Faculty Features

Global Health Week 2016 Highlights Issues and Efforts

With 36 initiatives in 20 countries, involving 90 student and 45 faculty participants each year, Einstein’s Global Health Center demonstrates the College of Medicine’s mission to meet the healthcare needs of read more >

Einstein's IDDRC and the Children's Hospital at Montefiore: Teaming Up to Tackle Rare Childhood Diseases

One afternoon in early spring, Dr. Steven Walkley took down a heavy tome from a shelf in his office bookcase at the Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Center (RFK read more >

Dr. Stephen G. Baum: An Einstein Alumnus at Last!

After graduating from Cornell University in 1958, Stephen Baum was accepted to study medicine at Einstein. The medical school was only in its third year of operation at the time, so read more >

 

Faculty Development Events

Thursday, December 15, 2016

"How to Talk the Talk and Negotiate for What You Need"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price room 251

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

"Building Your Teaching Portfolio"

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Moses Campus- Tishman Learning Center Room #4

 
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Leadership Appointments

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and the department of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have recently added several key leaders to their ranks. Under the direction of Judy Aschner, M.D., physician-chief at CHAM and university chair, pediatrics at Einstein and Montefiore, the new recruitments and promotions include:

  • Patricia Hametz, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Suzette Oyeku, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Peter Belamarich, M.D.
  • Melissa Wasserstein, M.D

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Academic Honors

Virology Honor—Margaret Kielian, Ph.D., gave the keynote lecture at the 18th Annual Norman P. Salzman Memorial Symposium at the National Institutes of Health on November 17, 2016. Considered to be the premier virology symposium, the meeting honors Dr. Norman P. Salzman, a pioneer in molecular virology. The symposium spotlights current research of eminent virology researchers. Dr. Kielian’s talk, “New Twists on Enveloped Entry and Exit,” highlighted two topics of interest in her lab: rubella virus entry and membrane fusion, and how alphaviruses remodel the cellular cytoskeleton to promote viral infection. Both have led to peer-reviewed publications in respected virology journals in the past year. Dr. Kielian is professor of cell biology and the Samuel H. Golding Chair in Microbiology.

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