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

Einstein Tackles Aging at First-Ever Hackathon

Can we hack the Fountain of Youth? read more >

AID-ing a Cure

On June 19, 2017, more than 200 members of the Einstein community filled Robbins Auditorium for a celebratory symposium marking the launch of the Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research read more >

A Q & A with Stephen G. Baum, M.D.

For nearly 50 years, Dr. Stephen G. Baum has been an important figure at Einstein, and a highly respected mentor, colleague, physician, administrator, advisor and friend to many. He read more >


Faculty Development Events

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

"Excel: Statistical Analysis"

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

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

"Navigating the Promotions Process: From Assistant Professor to Associate Professor"

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: Price Center, Room 251


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

Visionary Honor—Dr. Selina Solomon has received a 2017 Fight for Sight Postdoctoral Award—a highly competitive award in ophthalmology, vision or related sciences. Fight for Sight is a non-profit organization that supports and inspires eye and vision research by providing initial funds to promising scientists early in their careers. Funding from the award will support Dr. Solomon’s research aimed at understanding the feedback pathways in the visual cortex, the part of the brain involved in processing visual information. Dr. Solomon will explore how the feedback pathways in the visual cortex affect the ways in which activity is coordinated among individual brain cells. Dr. Solomon is a research fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Adam Kohn; Dr. Kohn is professor in the Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience, of ophthalmology & visual sciences and of systems & computational biology. He also is the Isidor Tachna Professor in Ophthalmology.

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