In Memory of Stephan L. Kamholz, MD

Stephan Kamholz, MD The Montefiore and Einstein community mourns the loss of Stephan L. Kamholz, MD, who recently passed away after battling COVID-19. Dr. Kamholz was the husband of Rosemary Kamholz, and father of Sheryl Neufeld, Montefiore and Einstein's Sandra K. Oza, MD, MA, and Roger Kamholz.

Dr. Kamholz was Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn and Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. A brilliant, yet humble man, he will be remembered for his kindness, compassion and commitment to healing and teaching others.

The Stephan L. Kamholz, MD Memorial scholarship will honor this incredible legacy by assisting new generations of Einstein students in their journey to becoming physicians — a career that gave his life incredible joy, meaning and purpose.

Individuals wishing to honor this legacy by making a donation to the Kamholz Memorial Scholarship Fund can do so online through the form below or with a check payable to Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Please indicate that the donation is for the Kamholz Scholarship in the memo line.

Checks may be mailed to:
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Health System
Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus, 1300 Morris Park Avenue
Office of Development
Block Building, 7th Floor
Bronx, NY 10461

The Kamholz family joins Einstein in thanking you for honoring his legacy in this meaningful way


More than 9,000 Einstein M.D., M.D.-Ph.D. and Ph.D. graduates serve the nation as leading physicians, medical educators and biomedical scientists. Since its inception in 1962, the Einstein Alumni Association has provided support and assistance to the College of Medicine and its students, with emphasis on scholarships and improving the quality of student life.

Students calling alumniAlumni are at the core of our Einstein community. In addition to being respected members of society, the Alumni Association supports and participates in programs that benefit current Einstein students. They continue the tradition of excellence in medicine and education by sponsoring ceremonies for first year students, including white coats, stethescopes, and scrubs. In that same way, alumni are always willing to mentor and network with students. In addition, alumni remain engaged to the College through various ways, including reunion celebrations, on-campus events, regional events, and communications such as Einstein Magazine and the Einstein Connection e-newsletter.

To learn about the many ways to remain engaged, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 

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COVID-19 update: 

Reunion 2020

The 2020 Einstein Reunion scheduled for Sunday, May 3, 2020 has been CANCELLED due to the COVID –19 pandemic. Instead, we will invite Classes of the 0's and 5's to return in 2021 to celebrate with the 6’s and 1’s.  We promise it will be worth the wait! 

Please keep in mind:

  • Our Reunion Journal is currently in production, we would welcome your contributions!  Please submit a class note here.  Copies will be available online.
  • If you have purchased Broadway tickets for West Side Story on May 3rd, we will be reaching out to you soon with information regarding refunds. 

The Office of Alumni Relations is working hard to shift our planned Alumni Day & Homecoming activities to a virtual celebration on Monday, May 4th.  Stay tuned for additional details regarding how to access CME lectures and the annual State of the College address by Dean Tomaselli.

This community’s health and safety is our highest concern. Thank you for your patience and understanding, and we look forward to welcoming you back to campus next year.

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