Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine


Dr. Helena Blumen Lands CTSA Research Career Development Award
The Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium has selected Dr. Helena Blumen as the recipient of a research career development award.

July 2015 Residents of the Month
Congratulations to second-year resident Dr. Justine Shum (Firm 1) and first-year resident Dr. Justine Phifer (Firm 3), July 2015 Residents of the Month.

How Older Adults Can Stay Safe During the Summer Months
Dr. Amy Ehrlich gives advice on counseling older adults and their caregivers on staying safe in hot weather.

Fellows Course Teaches Fellows to Become Medical Educators
Designed to teach fellows how to become medical educators, provide exposure to scholarly activities, educate about the health care system, and address ACGME program requirements common to all Medicine subspecialty fellowships, the new Fellows Course will begin September 2, 2015.

Chinazo Cunningham General Internal Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Ending the Silence on Heroin-Overdose Deaths
A recent Doctor's Tablet blog post panel includes Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, who discusses how regulations to limit prescribing of high-dose opioids may contribute to rising heroin use, and how the number of people receiving treatment for opioid-use disorders has failed to keep up with the number of those needing treatment.



Allergy & Immunology 


Critical Care Medicine 


Endocrinology & Diabetes 

Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases 

General Internal Medicine 



Hospital Medicine 

Infectious Diseases 





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



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


Media Spotlight

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

media coverage on other stories

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