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

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

"The Art of Negotiation"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: VIA Zoom

Monday, December 06, 2021

"Excel III: Analyzing Data with Pivot Tables"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 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

Insights on Cardiovascular Disease—Carlos J. Rodriguez M.D., M.P.H. is co-editor (with Keith Ferdinand, M.D., and Herman Taylor, Jr., M.D., M.P.H.), of the latest edition of Cardiovascular Disease in Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations (Springer).  Available as an e-book in PDF format and as a hardcover textbook, the publication is part of the Contemporary Cardiology series edited by Peter Toth, M.D., M.P.H., and is a helpful resource for general practitioners caring for patients with cardiovascular disease, including determining when it would serve the patient best to refer them to a cardiologist. Its content covers the impact of genetics, social determinants of health, the environment, and lifestyle on cardiovascular conditions in African-American and Hispanic/Latinx populations. Dr. Rodriguez is professor of medicine (cardiology), and of epidemiology and population health at Einstein, and director of clinical cardiology research and of cardiovascular epidemiology at Montefiore.

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