Teaching Medical Students About Health Disparities Builds Confidence
Dr. Cristina Gonzalez and fellow researchers developed an innovative elective course that raises medical students' awareness of how they may inadvertently contribute to health disparities, of systemic causes of health disparities, and how to work to reduce them.
Dr. Jeffrey Ceresnak to Assume Leadership of Montefiore Moses Peer Review Committee
Dr. Jeffrey Ceresnak will assume the role of Chair of the Montefiore Medical Center Moses Campus Peer Review Board from Dr. Thomas Knight Aldrich, who will step down after 21 years of service on the committee.
Works-In-Progress: Grants For Excellence In Medical Education
Dr. Cristina Gonzalez, recipient of a Grant for Excellence in Medical Education, will present her work in progress to fellow faculty members at the annual "Works-In-Progress: Grants For Excellence In Medical Education", Thursday, June 18 in the Price Center.
Teaching Medical Students Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
Dr. Jason Adelman was featured in a recent video for his work with 2nd-year medical students at Einstein, leading a safety and quality improvement course with hands-on, interactive patient safety and quality improvement exercises.
Dr. Goodman Selected for Harry Eagle Award for Outstanding Basic Science Teaching
Dr. Robert Goodman will receive the Harry Eagle Award for Outstanding Basic Science Teaching, presented at Einstein's 2015 Commencement ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall in New York.
Dr. Porrovecchio Promoted to Director of Medical Service at Wakefield
Dr. Andrea Porrovecchio has been promoted to Director of the Medical Service of Montefiore Wakefield Division, where she will lead the physician assistant, hospitalist, and medicine services and work with other service leaders, nursing, logistics, and social work to optimize patient care, throughput, and quality throughout the service.
Jacobi Clerkship Offers Strengths in Trauma, Ethics, Care for the Underserved
Directed by Dr. Mimoza Meholli, the Department of Medicine's clerkship site at Jacobi Medical Center offers third-year medical students the opportunity to provide comprehensive, compassionate care to a widely diverse population of low-income, uninsured patients.
MIDAS+ System Offers Anonymous Reporting to Improve Patient Safety
The MIDAS+ incident reporting system, implemented at Montefiore Medical Center in 2012, enables hospital staff to submit anonymous incident reports of patient safety issues for analysis and improvement.
Strong Showing at Annual SGIM Meeting
Einstein/Montefiore was one of the most represented institutions at this year's annual Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) meeting.
Adelman Leads Field of Patient Safety
Dr. Jason Adelman, Patient Safety Officer at Montefiore, led the list of "50 Experts Leading the Field of Patient Safety" in Becker's Hospital Review.
Change of Mind, Change of Health
Dr. Cristina Gonzalez discusses how physicians who take an extra moment to question their patients—and themselves—could provide better care and help narrow the healthcare gap.
Adelman Receives Physician of the Year Award
Dr. Jason Adelman received the 2012 Physician of the Year by the New York State Society of Physician Assistants.
Sapadin Appointed Director of PA Service
Michael Sapadin recently became the Director of the Physician Assistant Service at Montefiore Medical Center.
Goodman Named New Course Director
Dr. Robert Goodman was named course director for "Epidemiology, Population Health, and Evidence-Based Medicine (EPHEM)", a newly developed course at Einstein.