Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

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Center for the Aging Brain Selected for Population Health Management Program
The NYU Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing has selected the Montefiore Einstein Center for the Aging Brain, as well as five Montefiore Medical Group patient-centered medical homes, for implementation of an innovative population health management program to improve primary care services for older adults in the Bronx.


Heart Failure Help - Preventing Hospital Readmissions
Dr. Ileana Piña's research focuses on exercise training for treating heart failure and on hospital strategies that could help reduce 30-day readmission rates for heart failure patients.


Nephrology Welcomes Dr. Yelena Drexler
Dr. Yelena Drexler has joined the Division of Nephrology as Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at Einstein and an attending physician at Montefiore Medical Center.


Why Incarceration Is Not the Solution to the Opioid-Addiction Epidemic
Dr. Aaron Fox discusses how incarceration is destabilizing and can set back addiction recovery; why addiction should be treated as a chronic disease; how jobs, stable housing and social support are critical to avoid drug relapse; and how the stigma of a criminal record impedes recovery.


General Internal Medicine Welcomes Dr. Marcus Bachhuber
Dr. Marcus Bachhuber has joined the Division of General Internal Medicine as Assistant Professor of Medicine.


Pulmonary Medicine Welcomes Dr. Daniel Fein
Dr. Daniel Fein has joined the Division of Pulmonary Medicine as Assistant Professor of Medicine.


 

Divisions

Allergy & Immunology 

Cardiology 

Critical Care Medicine 

Dermatology 

Endocrinology & Diabetes 

Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases 

General Internal Medicine 

Geriatrics 

Hematology 

Hospital Medicine 

Infectious Diseases 

Nephrology 

Oncology

Pulmonary Medicine 

Rheumatology 


Featured Division: Infectious Diseases

Guiding Principles
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski discusses how the Einstein-Montefiore Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP) is altering prescribing behaviors.


Preventing the Next Superbug
Theresa Madaline, MD


Low Dose Antibiotic Treatment of C.Difficile
Belinda Ostrowsky, MD

 
 
 

Interim Department Chairman

Laurie G. Jacobs, MD (bio) 

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Vice Chair of Clinical and Educational Programs
 

 
 
 

Calendar

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Why Incarceration Matters for Medical Care
Aaron Fox, MD & Ross MacDonald, MD
8:00 AM : Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Grand Rounds

Einstein (East) & Moses (West) Campus

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Media Spotlight

Forbes interviews Dr. Matthew Robbins about his research that finds headache during pregnancy may indicate complications, including preeclampsia. (Thursday, Aug 20, 2015)

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