Einstein Faculty

Einstein is home to more than 2,000 faculty members, who promote research and academic excellence at the College of Medicine.  In addition to conducting research in the institution’s 300 laboratories, these individuals serve as mentors and teachers to the medical school’s 724 M.D. students, 248 Ph.D. students, 117 M.D.-Ph.D. students and 368 postdoctoral research fellows. This page reflects resources and information useful to Einstein investigators, along with highlights pertaining to honors and events relevant to faculty.  Can't find a resource you need?  Please contact webrunners@einstein.yu.edu to let us know.

Faculty Features

NIH Awards Top $70 Million So Far in 2014

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) currently funds only about one in 10 grant proposals, making this the most competitive environment in memory for academic investigators. Yet Einstein researchers have enjoyed read more

Science and Life in the Czech Republic: An Outsider's Inside Perspective

In the fall of 2013, Einstein fifth-year graduate student Danielle Pasquel spent three months in the Czech Republic working on her thesis research. Her work in the laboratory of Dr. Zdeněk read more

Reflections on Medicine: Exploring the Human Side of Becoming a Doctor

For most medical students, the path to becoming a physician poses a host of challenges that are rarely covered in the classroom. They range from the practical to the philosophical: finding read more


Academic Honors

Serving Science Dr. Ana Maria Cuervo has been appointed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to the NIH Council of Councils. The council advises the NIH Director on matters related to the activities and policies of the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives (DPCPSI). The DPCPSI plans and implements initiatives across NIH institutes or centers to address public health challenges, gaps in scientific knowledge and emerging scientific opportunities that it has identified as meriting further research. Dr. Cuervo will serve on the 27-member council through October 31, 2016. She is professor of developmental & molecular biology, of anatomy & structural biology and of medicine. She also holds the Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases.

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Collaboration Zone

Faculty Development Events

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"Classroom Assessment"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price 251