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

Dr. Jonathan Backer: Molecules by Day, Music by Night

Dr. Jonathan Backer is Einstein’s professor and chair of molecular pharmacology and a leading bench researcher on phosphoinositide 3-kinases, cellular proteins linked to various cancers. After hours, though, you read more >

Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

On May 1, 2018, Betsy Herold, M.D. and William Jacobs Jr., Ph.D. presented their development of a novel vaccine to combat herpes simplex virus (HSV) at the Presidential Lecture read more >

BETTR Betters Education Through Preparation for Serving Underrepresented Students

Becoming a professor is tough. That’s because competition among postdoctoral fellows for faculty positions is fierce. read more >

 

Faculty Development Events

Friday, May 03, 2019

"Building Your Teaching Portfolio"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price Center - 451

Friday, May 10, 2019

"Getting Started with Qualtrics, A Leading Research & Experience Software"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Forchheimer 119N

 
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Leadership Appointments

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and the department of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have recently added several key leaders to their ranks. Under the direction of Judy Aschner, M.D., physician-chief at CHAM and university chair, pediatrics at Einstein and Montefiore, the new recruitments and promotions include:

  • Patricia Hametz, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Suzette Oyeku, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Peter Belamarich, M.D.
  • Melissa Wasserstein, M.D

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Academic Honors

Raising Awareness—Ninety-nine percent of cervical cancers are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is a preventable public health disease. To promote awareness, during cervical cancer awareness month in January, the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) teamed with the Global Initiative Against HPV and Cervical Cancer (GIAHC) and Indiana University to hosted the “Us vs. HPV” online webinar series. Reid Mergler, a fourth-year Einstein medical student moderated a session within the series, on HPV and cervical cancer champions. Reid’s goal is to raise awareness about HPV among high school students. She plans to specialize in obstetrics and gynecology, and currently leads the Young Leaders Program for GIAHC and is the national student secretary for AMWA.

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