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

The Third Annual Einstein and Montefiore Presidential Lectures

On Monday, June 3 in Robbins Auditorium, Einstein and Montefiore hosted the third annual Presidential Lecture, which highlights outstanding research being done at the institutions. This year’s honorees were read more >

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 >


Faculty Development Events

Thursday, June 20, 2019

"Learning to Think Like a Doctor: Strategies for Teaching Clinical Reasoning"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price Center / Block Pavilion Research Center Room 351

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

"Grey Matters: How to Find and Use Grey Literature Effectively Your Mentees are Welcome!"

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Forchheimer Medical Science Building, Room 119n


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

Honor for Montefiore Doctors—The National Hispanic Medical Association honored Juan Robles, M.D., and Jesus Anampa, M.D., at its annual meeting in Arlington, VA this April. Dr. Robles was awarded Physician of the Year for his exceptional work as an attending physician at Montefiore. A native of Honduras and raised in the Bronx, Dr. Robles has a special interest in serving marginalized populations, and co-founded Bronx Community Health Leaders, a program encouraging disadvantaged students to pursue careers in healthcare. Dr. Anampa received the Young Physician of the Year award for his outstanding work as a physician at Montefiore, where he specializes in breast cancer research and treatment. A native of Peru, Dr. Anampa came to New York to complete his residency and currently works with Einstein’s tumor microenvironment program. In addition to their roles at Montefiore, Dr. Robles is assistant professor of family and social medicine and Dr. Anampa is assistant professor of medicine at Einstein.

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