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@einsteinmed.org to let us know.

Faculty Features

The Third Annual Einstein and Montefiore Presidential Lectures

On Monday, June 3 in Robbins Auditorium, Einstein and Montefiore hosted the third annual Presidential Lecture, which highlights outstanding research being done at the institutions. This year’s honorees were read more >

Dr. Jonathan Backer: Molecules by Day, Music by Night

Dr. Jonathan Backer is Einstein’s professor and chair of molecular pharmacology and a leading bench researcher on phosphoinositide 3-kinases, cellular proteins linked to various cancers. After hours, though, you read more >

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 >


Faculty Development Events

Thursday, August 05, 2021

"Special Session - Artesunate: Past, Present, and Future"

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Via Zoom

Friday, September 10, 2021

"Special Session - Preparing your Immunocompromised Patient for Travel: Not Just a Routine Travel Visit"

Time: 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: VIA Zoom


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

Special Recognition—Joanne Siegel, co-director of our Kennedy Center's University Center for Excellence in Developmental, Service, Training and Research, was invited to join Drs. Tim Shriver and Alicia Bazzano at the Special Olympics Inclusive Health Summit in June. Her team's work to carry out the National Curriculum Initiative in Developmental Medicine project was recognized during the event, where she received a certificate of recognition and gave a presentation about our work on the curriculum initiative. Her invitation to the event noted, ”The commitment that Albert Einstein College of Medicine has made to changing medical school curriculum is enormously powerful as an example to other schools.”

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