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

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 >

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 >


Faculty Development Events

Friday, September 07, 2018

"Excel: Statistical Analysis"

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

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

"Preparing Learners to be the Experts we Need: How Cognitive Science can Guide our Teaching Strategies"

Time: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Location: Price Center/Block Research Pavilion Lefrak Auditorium 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

Sharing Expertise—Janet Brown-Friday, RN, MSN, MPH was recently featured in a National Institute of Diabetes and Kidney Diseases webcast. In a program targeted towards healthcare professionals, she discussed how to work with diabetes patients to develop the most effective titration regimen using the drug metformin.  As a key thought leader in the field, Ms. Brown emphasized the importance of developing a relationship with patients based on trust and acknowledging their individual concerns, as this has been shown to improve medication adherence.  A registered nurse for 34 years, Ms. Brown-Friday is clinical trials manager at the Einstein Diabetes Clinical Trials Unit (DCTU). In this capacity, she manages the clinical and administrative operations of both National Institutes of Health- and locally funded clinical trials at the DCTU.

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