Division of General Internal Medicine

Education and Training

Dr. Chinazo Cunningham Division of General Internal Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY


General Internal Medicine Fellowship 

Clinical Addiction Research and Education (CARE) Program 

Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine Residency Training Program 

Global Health & Clinical Skills Faculty Development Fellowship/Faculty Position 

 

Research

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Diabetes Care, Hepatitis C, HIV Prevention and Adherence, Hospital Medicine, Medical Education, Nicotine Dependence, Obesity-Related Diseases, Pain Management, Substance Abuse Treatment, Tuberculosis, and Women's Health. more 

Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research (CCER) 

 

Patient Care

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Clinical services in all aspects of internal medicine. more 

 

Faculty

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General Internal Medicine faculty listing. see list 

Division News & Info

Dr. Aaron Fox Awarded $3.5M R01 to Improve Access to Buprenorphine Treatment
The NIH has awarded Dr. Fox a $3.5 million R01 grant to study over five years the effectiveness of buprenorphine treatment at syringe exchange programs to reduce opioid misuse and HIV risk. The study will test a similar concept used in emergency rooms.


Dr. Julia Arnsten Receives Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) Award
Julia Arnsten, MD, Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Division Chief, General Internal Medicine has received a New York State's ECRIP Award for the Montefiore Einstein Center for Comparative Effect Research (CCER) to help improve patient-centered outcomes in urban, multi-ethnic, underserved populations.


Dr. Oni Blackstock Awarded CDC Grant to Study HIV Prevention in Minority Populations
The CDC has awarded Oni Blackstock, MD, MHS, a primary care physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), a Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative (MARI) grant to build upon her work developing and testing interventions to improve engagement in HIV treatment and prevention.


Jonathan RossDr. Jonathan Ross Awarded MSc Degree through CRTP
Dr. Jonathan Ross, an Instructor of Medicine and Clinician-Investigator, Division of General Internal Medicine was among the 11 CRTP graduates awarded the MSc degree at a commencement ceremony held on May 24, 2017.


Breaking Chains of AddictionBreaking the Chains of Addiction
The latest issue of Einstein magazine (Winter/Spring 2017) features a cover story and video on how General Internal Medicine doctors are tackling America's Opioid addiction. See print story here and video here 


Shadi Nahvi, MDShadi Nahvi, MD, MS, Receives $3.4 M NIH Grant to Promote Smoking Cessation Among Opioid Users
Dr. Shadi Nahvi, Associate Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Einstein, was awarded a $3.4 million NIH Grant to conduct the first fully-powered trial to test directly observed therapy and long-term treatments among smokers with Opioid Use Disorders (OUD).


Raman Singhal, MDRaman Singhal, MD, Receives 2017 AAIM Innovation Grant to Study Social Determinants of Health
Dr. Raman Singhal, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine) and Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Wakefield, was awarded a $2500 Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Innovation grant to study how the experiences of international medical graduates (IMGs) in caring for underserved patients in the United States compare to their experiences caring for underserved patients in their native countries.


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Standing Up for Social Justice
On January 21, teams of Montefiore-Einstein faculty, residents, fellows and students from the departments of Medicine, Family and Social Medicine, and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences took to the streets for the Women's March on Washington and its sister march in New York City to protest the new administration's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, rollback reproductive rights, defund women's healthcare initiatives, and deny immigrant rights. 


Aaron FoxTransitioning Home: Montefiore Clinic Combats Health Disparities Affecting Former Inmates
Now in its seventh year, Montefiore's Bronx Transitions Clinic (BTC), has treated more than 500 formerly incarcerated patients with chronic health conditions such as substance-use disorders, mental illness and infectious diseases. In October, Dr. Aaron Fox, associate professor of internal medicine and of family and social medicine at Einstein and director of the BTC, accepted the Joan H. Tisch Community Health Prize on behalf of the clinic.


Brust NEJMStudy on Preventing Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Published in NEJM
A study co-authored by James Brust, M.D., and his former DGIM colleagues N. Sarita Shah, M.D., Ph.D. (lead author), and Neel R. Gandi, MD (senior author), and published in the January 18 online issue of The New England Journal of Medicine suggests that efforts to halt TB transmission in hospitals and community settings may be a better strategy than improving patient treatment.


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Dr. Eva Metalios Honored for Human Rights Advocacy
Dr. Eva Metalios was honored by HealthRight International for her Human Rights work on behalf of torture survivors seeking asylum in the US.


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Improving Outcomes for Patients with HIV
Dr. Kathy Anastos has received a $9.4 million NIH grant to lead research in Central Africa to improve clinical care and health outcomes for patients with HIV.


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Research & Training in Substance Abuse
Led by Dr. Julia Arnsten, General Internal Medicine's outstanding, highly committed faculty members are conducting innovative investigations to address the burgeoning rates of substance abuse in the Bronx and the nation.


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Overdose Deaths from Common Sedatives Have Surged, New Study Finds
Overdose deaths from benzodiazepine drugs ("benzos") have increased more than four-fold since 1996, according to a study conducted by Dr. Marcus Bachhuber, Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, and Dr. Joanna Starrels.


Dr. Serena Roth General Internal Medicine Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY Dr. Serena Roth to Direct Weiler Clerkship Site
Dr. Serena Roth has been appointed the new site leader for the Department of Medicine third-year clerkship on the Einstein campus (Weiler Hospital).


Dr. Rosemarie Conigliaro Division of General Internal Medicine Department of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NYHow do Medical Students Deal with Communicating Uncertainty When Breaking Bad News?
A recent study by Dr. Rosemarie Conigliaro sought to address the effectiveness of medical students’ ability to inform family members about a patient’s death, particularly in cases where the cause of death is unclear.


Dr. Chinazo Cunningham Receives Faculty Mentoring Award
Dr. Chinazo Cunningham received the Einstein Faculty Mentoring Award in recognition of her significant impact as a Clinical Science Mentor on the faculty's career development and success.


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Dr. Chinazo Cunningham Chosen for Mayor's Task Force
Dr. Chinazo Cunningham has been chosen to serve on the de Blasio administration's Ad Hoc "Mayor’s Heroin and Prescription Opioid Public Awareness Task Force".

 

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Division Chief

Julia H. Arnsten, M.D., M.P.H.Julia H. Arnsten, M.D., M.P.H.  

Professor, Department of Medicine (General Internal Medicine)
Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine
 

Letter from the Chief  

 

Contact Us

Einstein-Montefiore Division of General Internal Medicine
3300 Kossuth Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467

Phone: 718-920-7102
Fax: 718-561-5165

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