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

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 >

Dr. Martin Cohen: Learning to Listen

Dr. Martin Cohen considers himself a lucky man. He recently retired from a 50-year career at Einstein devoted to two of his great loves: caring for patients and teaching read more >

Changing Hearts and Minds for Science

On December 15, Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Research!America, spoke to a full LeFrak Auditorium to encourage students and research faculty to be educators and advocates for science. read more >


Faculty Development Events

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

"Mastering PubMed: The Essentials and Beyond"

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

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

"Career Day for Women in Science and Medicine: A Coach Approach to Career Development"

Time: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Lubin Dining Hall, Resnick Campus


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 Service—The Einstein Postdoctoral Association (EPA) elected Elena Martynova, Ph.D., to represent Einstein at the National Postdoctoral Association Conference this April, in Cleveland, Ohio. With more than 500 postdoctoral scholars, faculty, and industry representatives expected to attend, the conference is the largest in the nation at which postdocs can network and improve their professional and leadership skills. The EPA selects one postdoc annually to attend the conference with sponsorship provided by the Belfer Institute. The honor recognizes Dr. Martynova’s dedication to improving postdoctoral life through her participation in numerous campus groups, including the Quality of Life committee, the Senate Council committee, the Einstein Senate, and the EPA. Dr. Martynova is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Ales Cvekl, Ph.D., who is professor of ophthalmology & visual sciences and of genetics, the Max Berger Chair in Ophthalmology, and vice chair for research in of ophthalmology & visual sciences.

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