Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine


Relief for Aspirin-Sensitive Asthma Patients
A new study by Dr. Elina Jerschow seeks to develop a safer, quicker, more cost-efficient method of identifying aspirin-sensitive asthma, and to elucidate the underlying cause of aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD).

Einstein Department of Medicine 2014 Faculty Achievement AwardsDrs. Cytryn, Nordin, and Shetty to Receive Faculty Achievement Awards
The Dean’s Teaching Award Selection Committee has chosen Drs. Lawrence Cytryn, Charles Nordin, and Viijay Shetty to receive distinguished teaching awards at the Einstein graduation May 28, 2014.

Dr. David Oh, first year resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Dr. David Oh, Resident of the Month
Dr. David Oh, a first-year resident, received the March 2014 Resident of the Month award for exemplary service to patients, colleagues, and the Einstein/Montefiore educational mission.

Einstein medical student Aimee Krauz received a 3rd place award in the Montefiore Young Investigator Symposium for her presentation Curcumin-encapsulated nano 
particles as an innovative antimicrobial and wound healing therapy Medical Student Aimee Krausz Wins Young Investigator Award
Einstein medical student Aimee Krauz receive the third-place award at the Montefiore Young Investigator Symposium for her presentation entitled "Curcumin-encapsulated nano particles as an innovative antimicrobial and wound healing therapy".

Lupus Research Institute Awards $3 Million to Leading Innovators
Dr. Chaim Putterman, a member of the Lupus Research Institute's Novel Research Grant Recipients Class of 2014, is testing new targeted treatment to prevent lupus damage of the central nervous system.


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


Department Chairman

Victor L. Schuster, MD (bio) 

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
Ted and Florence Baumritter Chair in Medicine

Letter from the Chairman 



Thursday, May 01, 2014

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
Swati Goel, MB, BS
8:00 AM : Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Grand Rounds

East Campus

West Campus


Media Spotlight

NPR interviews Dr. Arturo Casadevall about balancing scientific openness with potential security risks in light of research that omitted key details about the deadly Botulism toxin. (Thursday, Apr 24, 2014)

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