Student Health Services at Einstein

Albert Einstein College of Medicine in partnership with Montefiore Health System is committed to providing accessible, compassionate, and high-quality care that meets the healthcare needs of our students.

Our goal is to serve as your primary resource for occupational health, mental health, and primary care so that you can be at your best and flourish at Einstein.

Occupational Health Service (OHS)

OHS offers the following services:

  • Assistance with meeting medical requirements for entry into the medical school
  • Completion of OSHA-mandated annual health assessments
  • Assistance with meeting health requirements for clerkships
  • Post-exposure consultation
  • Completion of health forms (volunteer, visiting electives, and residency on-boarding)
  • COVID related questions

Please see AAMC Standardized Immunization Form for more information on specific immunization requirements.

OHS is located on the Einstein campus in the Forchheimer building, Room G-47. Students are encouraged to contact the OHS in advance to make appointments via 718-430-3141 or

Primary Care Services:

Dr. Muhammad J. Anwar, M.B.B.S is the medical director of the newly established student health center and is onsite full-time to provide primary care services. Darlene LeFrancois, M.D., is on-site part-time.

  • Location: 1180 Morris Park Avenue, 2nd floor, room 220. (5-minute walk from Belfer Building).
  • Days and hours: Monday-Friday 9:00, a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Scheduling appointments: Schedule an appointment by calling the dedicated phone line: 347-498-2461
  • Register through MyChart by following instructions here: MyChart Guide

See Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on this new service

Mental Health

The Einstein Student Mental Health Center, under the direction of Dr. Joseph Battaglia is available to provide you with high-quality and confidential mental health services. We treat your health information with the utmost respect for your privacy.

Urgent Care - Locations

  • Urgent Care Bronx East Montefiore Medical Group*

    2300 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10462 (1.6 miles, 30 min walk; Bx31 20 mins)
    Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • Essen Urgent Care - Eastchester

    2304 Eastchester Rd (0.7 miles, walking 15 mins, Bx31 bus 9 mins)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Optum Urgent Care

    1049 Morris Park Ave (1.3 miles, 25 min walk, Bx21 bus 20 mins)
    9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Cross County Urgent Care*

    1010 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704
    Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • Montefiore Medical Group Eastchester*

    440 White Plains Rd, Eastchester, NY 10709
    Monday -Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • White Plains Urgent Care*

    294 Tarrytown Rd, White Plains, NY 10607
    Monday -Friday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*Montefiore affiliated centers

Virtual Urgent Care

For any medical emergencies, please dial 9-1-1 or report to the nearest Emergency Department for assistance.

If you are on the Einstein campus, the nearest emergency department is the Weiler Hospital located at 1825 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461 and Jacobi Medical Center located at 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461

If you have any questions regarding above services, please reach out to our Office of Student Affairs at 718-430-3060.

Lactation Rooms

Dedicated private lactation rooms are available in:

Belfer Building: Room 1205D
Forchheimer Building: Room G31N
Kennedy Center: Room 937A
Van Etten Building: Room B07