Graduate Program in the Biomedical Sciences

Information for Participants

Welcome incoming PREP scholars! We are excited to welcome you all to the Einstein community. We hope that you find this webpage useful as you prepare for the start of the program.

PREP scholars will start on Monday, June 16, 2022. Housing move-in dates are Saturday, June 11- Wednesday, June 15.


Student Checklist (complete prior to starting the program)

PREP scholars need to fulfill the following requirements prior to the starting the program: Health Clearance, HR Onboarding, and complete academic transcript verification. Descriptions about these requirements are listed below, please refer to our email communications that have been sent to you for full details.


Health clearance forms are sent to incoming students via email. The health clearance forms must be completed prior to the start of the program. Please note: you will be unable to begin the program unless the forms are complete. The completed forms must be returned directly to the Einstein Occupational Heath Office no later than May 24, 2022.


Contact the Einstein Occupational Health Office, Ms. Tina Crane, R.N. (Nurse) by phone (718.430.2686 or by email

Please do not send medical forms to the Graduate Office.


Detailed information on completing the onboarding process is sent to incoming students via email. In order for you to successfully join the program you will need to complete the onboarding process through Human Resources, which will include:

  • Completion of student onboarding application
  • Background screening including criminal and SS Trace
  • Urine drug screening
  • Proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States for I-9 purposes
  • Completion of online Preventing Workplace Harassment Training Course


Contact the Human Resources Office, Ms. Jessica Williams, Einstein HR by email


Incoming PREP scholars will need to arrange for final official transcripts to be sent by mail or electronically to the Graduate Office.


Contact the Graduate Office, Toni-Ann Lemus-Sbuttoni, Program Coordinator (718.430.2346 or by email


Orientation begins promptly at 9:00am on Thursday, June 16. Orientation is designed to acclimate you to the Einstein campus, and to prepare you for the rigorous undertaking of the PREP program. 

A full orientation schedule will be sent to incoming students via email.


Housing applications should be completed and returned to the Housing Office at Einstein. 

Once your completed housing application has been received, the Housing Office will start the process of creating housing assignments and issuing rental agreements. Visit website:


Contact the Housing Office, Keisha Jackson ( at 718.430.3552. 


Please plan to move in anytime between Saturday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 15. Keys will be left in an envelope (with your name) at the Security Desk in 1935 Eastchester Road, Bronx, New York 10461.

Health Insurance

The student health insurance policy will be effective beginning on orientation day. Do not cancel your present health coverage until then.

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