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

Celebrating Five Decades of Progress: The Rose F. Kennedy Center Turns 50

Along Einstein’s “Main Street,” a colorful exhibit highlights research by scientists at the College of Medicine’s Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) over its first read more >

Program Guides Department of Medicine Junior Faculty Along Paths to Success

Last year, Dr. Beverly Johnson, assistant professor of medicine, signed up for the medicine department’s faculty mentoring program. She was eager to learn from a senior staff member in read more >

Promotions Bolster Einstein's Medical Education

Dr. Allen M. Spiegel, the Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean at Einstein, recently announced two promotions important to medical students and their education: Dr. Allison Ludwig, formerly assistant read more >


Faculty Development Events

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

"Giving Educational Feedback"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price Center, Room 251

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

"How to Write a Scientific Paper"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price Center, Room 251


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

Focusing on Eye Research—More than 14 million Americans are affected by visual impairment, with vision loss causing a significant social and economic toll that includes disability, loss of productivity and reduced quality of life. Fight for Sight, a nonprofit organization that provides support to promising students, early-stages scientist and clinical investigators in the field of ophthalmology research, recently honored Roy Chuck, M.D., Ph.D., at its annual gala, presenting him a 2017 physician-scientist award for advancing eye research and his commitment to preventing, treating and curing ocular disorders. A leader within the ophthalmology field, Dr. Chuck focuses on stem cell applications and dry eye studies as well as corneal restoration. He is actively involved in ongoing community outreach that aims to facilitate early detection and treatment of eye diseases. He is professor and chair of ophthalmology & visual sciences at Einstein and Montefiore, professor of genetics at Einstein, and he holds the Paul Henkind Chair in Ophthalmology.

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