Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Building upon our Bronx roots our mission is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve through compassionate, patient-centered care, scientific discovery, humanistic education, community engagement and absolute commitment to social justice”

News

Research2018 Resident/Fellow Research Symposium
A record 95 outstanding posters were presented by clinical trainees this year at the Department of Medicine's annual Resident/Fellow Research Symposium, with awards going to the top 13 abstracts in the areas of clinical and basic science research, dermatology and case reports. The Symposium was notable this year for bringing together residents from the three internal medicine training programs at Moses, Wakefield, and New Rochelle campuses. Fellows from the division of Dermatology, Cardiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism and other sub-specialties also presented their research. Read more 


QI WinnerDoM Residents Create Winning Ideas to Improve Quality of Health Care
Internal Medicine Residents Ashley Kang (PGY2), Jay Chudow (PGY2), Ariel Peleg (PGY2), Jonah Zaretsky (PGY3), and Jay Naik (PGY2) were this year's winners of the Department of Medicine's annual Quality Improvement Idea Contest. Now in its third year, residents are encouraged to think about innovative solutions to improve the quality of health care across the Montefiore Health System. Read more 


Mourning the Loss of Dr. Norman Fleischer
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the untimely passing of our longtime colleague Dr. Norman Fleischer, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology), and former Chief, Division of Endocrinology, on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Dr. Fleischer’s numerous roles at Einstein over 45 years and contributions to the field of diabetes research and treatment were celebrated this past November at a special symposium in his honor. He was a cherished colleague, mentor, and friend to many of us, and he will be missed. Read messages from Yaron Tomer, MD and Allen M. Spiegel, MD. A funeral will be held Sunday, June 3, at Riverside Memorial Chapel in Manhattan.


UJA Honors Y Tomer

UJA-Federation of New York Honors Yaron Tomer, MD
UJA-Federation of New York honored Yaron Tomer, M.D., chair of medicine, at its 2018 Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein College of Medicine annual reception, held on May 10, 2018, at Montefiore. Read more.


 

In the Media

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


Sunit JariwalaBronxNet, October 5, 2017
Montefiore Asthma Education

Sunit Jariwala M.D., attending physician and associate professor, Division of Allergy and Immunology, demonstrates how the Asthma Educator app, created by a team of Montefiore providers, can help patients better manage their asthma. Watch the BronxNet Video


Madaline Contagion Live, July 7, 2017
New 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


 
 
 

Building upon our Bronx roots our mission is to improve the health of the people and communities we serve through compassionate, patient-centered care, scientific discovery, humanistic education, community engagement and absolute commitment to social justice”

News

Research2018 Resident/Fellow Research Symposium
A record 95 outstanding posters were presented by clinical trainees this year at the Department of Medicine's annual Resident/Fellow Research Symposium, with awards going to the top 13 abstracts in the areas of clinical and basic science research, dermatology and case reports. The Symposium was notable this year for bringing together residents from the three internal medicine training programs at Moses, Wakefield, and New Rochelle campuses. Fellows from the division of Dermatology, Cardiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism and other sub-specialties also presented their research. Read more 


QI WinnerDoM Residents Create Winning Ideas to Improve Quality of Health Care
Internal Medicine Residents Ashley Kang (PGY2), Jay Chudow (PGY2), Ariel Peleg (PGY2), Jonah Zaretsky (PGY3), and Jay Naik (PGY2) were this year's winners of the Department of Medicine's annual Quality Improvement Idea Contest. Now in its third year, residents are encouraged to think about innovative solutions to improve the quality of health care across the Montefiore Health System. Read more 


Mourning the Loss of Dr. Norman Fleischer
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the untimely passing of our longtime colleague Dr. Norman Fleischer, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology), and former Chief, Division of Endocrinology, on Thursday, May 31, 2018. Dr. Fleischer’s numerous roles at Einstein over 45 years and contributions to the field of diabetes research and treatment were celebrated this past November at a special symposium in his honor. He was a cherished colleague, mentor, and friend to many of us, and he will be missed. Read messages from Yaron Tomer, MD and Allen M. Spiegel, MD. A funeral will be held Sunday, June 3, at Riverside Memorial Chapel in Manhattan.


UJA Honors Y Tomer

UJA-Federation of New York Honors Yaron Tomer, MD
UJA-Federation of New York honored Yaron Tomer, M.D., chair of medicine, at its 2018 Montefiore Health System & Albert Einstein College of Medicine annual reception, held on May 10, 2018, at Montefiore. Read more.


 

In the Media

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


Sunit JariwalaBronxNet, October 5, 2017
Montefiore Asthma Education

Sunit Jariwala M.D., attending physician and associate professor, Division of Allergy and Immunology, demonstrates how the Asthma Educator app, created by a team of Montefiore providers, can help patients better manage their asthma. Watch the BronxNet Video


Madaline Contagion Live, July 7, 2017
New 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


 
 
 

Media Spotlight

NPR quotes Dr. Joseph Sparano on his study finding that many women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy. (Monday, Jun 04, 2018)

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Message from the Chair

message from the chair  

Yaron Tomer, MD, FACP (bio)

Chair, Department of Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Anita and Jack Saltz Chair in Diabetes Research

"Einstein/Montefiore’s exceptional effort to meet the needs of its large and diverse community has placed us at the forefront of the national healthcare reform." 

Letter from the Chair 

 

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