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

Communicating to Stop the Spread of Communicable Disease

This past year, Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky frequently found herself where she doesn’t like to be—in the spotlight. read more >

Transitioning Home: Montefiore Clinic Combats Health Disparities Affecting Former Inmates

Chronic health conditions such as substance-use disorders, mental illness and infectious diseases occur at higher rates among men and women in prison, and these health conditions may go untreated read more >

Advancing Research Opportunities for Visiting Scientists and Clinicians Toward Promoting Global Health

For many years, Dr. Sanjeev Gupta, professor of medicine and of pathology, has been hosting physicians and scientists from around the world in his laboratory at Einstein’s Marion Bessin read more >


Faculty Development Events

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

"Your CV and What Does It Say About You"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price Center, Room 451

Thursday, April 27, 2017

"Fourteenth Annual Davidoff Education Day"

Time: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Price Center, 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

Selection to Fellowship—Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. has been elected a fellow in the medical section of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  Selection to fellowship recognizes an honoree’s distinguished contributions to advance science. Dr. Pirofski studies immunity to Cryptococcus and Pneumococcus, which are, respectively, the leading causes of fungal meningitis and pneumonia in the United States and globally. Her studies aim to understand how these pathogens cause disease in normal and immune-compromised people and to develop novel therapies and vaccines to treat and prevent them. Dr. Pirofski is among 391 scientists awarded AAAS fellowship in 2016. She is professor of medicine and of microbiology & immunology, and holds the Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research at Einstein. She also is chief of the division of infectious diseases at Montefiore/Einstein.

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