Dr. Rachel Bartash received her undergraduate degree from Duke University and her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training at the University of Michigan. Following completion of her residency, she was an Instructor in the Department of General Medicine at the University of Michigan and the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare system. She returned to NY in 2015 when she began her fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at Montefiore Medical Center. During her fellowship, Dr. Bartash was an integral part of the antimicrobial stewardship program and her research focused the use of MRSA screening as a tool for de-escalation of antibiotics.
Dr. Bartash joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases as an Assistant Professor in 11/2017 where she focuses her clinical care and research in the transplant and immunocompromised populations. She is also a member of the antimicrobial stewardship program as a representative and liaison for high-risk patient populations.