Division of Infectious Diseases

Faculty & Research

Faculty & Research 

Our investigators advance the study of infectious diseases and the pathogens that cause them through hands-on field work supporting basic science research as well as investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. more info 


Education & Training

Education & Training 


Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program 

Division-Sponsored Courses 

Global Health Training 


Patient Care & Clinical Services

Patient Care & Clinical Services 

Schedule an appointment, refer a patient, Einstein-Montefiore ID treatment centers. more info 




Policies, schedules, antibiotic booklet, and useful links. more info 

News & Media

Belinda OstrowskyInfectious Diseases Physicians: Leading the Way in Antimicrobial Stewardship
Antimicrobial resistance is a well-documented public health crisis that seriously threatens patient outcomes and national security. Further, the World Health Organization has recognized antimicrobial resistance as a threat to global stability  

Carol HarrisA Perspective on the Relationship between Jacobi Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine: In the Days of the Giants. 


zingmanCBS Evening News, Dec. 3, 2017
Millons of People Living With HIV Now Have the Therapy They Need

In honor of World AIDS Day, Barry Zingman, MD, Medical Director of the AIDS Center at Montefiore and Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), discusses the positive implications of ART therapy to suppress HIV and how this powerful tool can help directly prevent transmission and reduce stigma. Watch the CBS Evening News segment

Life as an Infectious Diseases Physician Scientist
In the September 2017 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Microbiology & Immunology; Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases; and Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research, discusses her career as an infectious diseases physician scientist and the opportunity for future generations of ID specialists to make inroads in the fields of infectious diseases, immunity, and microbial pathogenesis. Read the article Life as an Infectious Diseases Physician Scientist: Science is Humanity’s Lifeline here with accompanying video.

MadalineNew Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy Program Cut Hospital Readmission Rates in Half
Theresa Madaline, MD, clinical director of Infectious Diseases Services, Jack D. Weiler Hospital and Riganni Urrely, LPN, nurse coordinator, Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy Program, discuss their study that showed Montefiore’s Transitions-of-Care Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy program, which features streamlined communication with patients and bilingual providers, reduced emergency department readmissions for patients who receive IV antibiotics outside of the hospital. This high risk population can face a readmission rate of up to 50 percent. Read the Contagion Live Article here

PirofskiDr. Liise-anne Pirofski Receives 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award
Liise-anne Pirofski, MD, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Microbiology & Immunology; Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases; and Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research, was selected by the Einstein Alumni Association as the recipient of its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.

NosanchuckDr. Joshua D. Nosanchuk Named Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education
Albert Einstein College of Medicine has named educator and infectious disease researcher Joshua D. Nosanchuk, M.D., senior associate dean for medical education. Dr. Nosanchuk, who currently serves as assistant dean for student affairs at Einstein, will assume his new position on July 1, 2017.

news & multimedia archive 


Division Chief

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. (Bio)
Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases , Department of Medicine
Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research


Case of the Month

 March 2018   

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Conferences & Seminars

Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds @ Einstein
Fellows Presentation and Journal Club
Drs. Cooper, Quintero and Ponce
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 @ 8:30 AM

Conference & Seminar Schedules

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