Dr. Michael Ross Named Chief, Division of Nephrology
Dr. Ross was named Chief of the Division of Nephrology, beginning June 1, 2017.
Internal Medicine Residency Program Announces 2018-2019 Chief Residents
The Einstein/Montefiore Internal Medicine Residency Program proudly announces Chief Residents for the 2017-2018 academic year.
In Memoriam: David Hamerman, M.D.
The Montefiore-Einstein community mourns the loss of David Hamerman, MD, former chair of the Department of Medicine, rheumatology researcher and esteemed leader.
Dr. Kathy Anastos Delivers 2016 Sharon Silbiger Memorial Lecture
On Monday, October 31, 2016, Dr. Kathryn Anastos, co-director of Einstein’s Global Health Center, delivered the fourth annual Sharon Silbiger, M.D. Memorial Lecture, titled “Taking the Long View: Medicine as a Vehicle for Social Change.”
Celebrating the Life of Dr. K. Thomas Aldrich
On Thursday, November 17, dozens of colleagues, friends, family and New York City firefighters, gathered at Montefiore’s Grand Hall to celebrate the life of Dr. Thomas K. Aldrich, who died on September 5, 2016, of pancreatic cancer.
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski Named 2016 AAAS Fellow
Liise-anne Pirofski, MD, chief of the division of infectious diseases, was named 2016 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky Wins 2016 Montefiore President's Award
Belinda Ostrowsky, MD, MPH, Director, Healthcare Epidemiology, Stewardship and Infection Prevention and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), was named a winner of the 2016 Montefiore President’s Award.
Dr. Jacqueline Achkar Awarded $3.7 Million NIH grant
Jacqueline Achkar, M.D., M.Sc. was awarded a $3.7 million NIH grant to identify biomarkers offering early warning of potentially fatal active Tuberculosis in people with HIV
Dr. Elizabeth Kitsis Appointed Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs & Professionalism
Dr. Elizabeth Kitsis, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine (Rheumatology) and Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health, has been appointed Vice Chair for Faculty Affairs & Professionalism in the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Dana Lukin to Run 2016 NYC Marathon for Colorectal Cancer Research
On Sunday, November 6, GI specialist Dana Lukin, MD, will run the NYC Marathon to raise funds and awareness for colorectal cancer.
Dr. Eva Metalios Honored for Human Rights Advocacy
Dr. Eva Metalios was honored by HealthRight International for her Human Rights work on behalf of torture survivors seeking asylum in the US.