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For a long time, I didn’t feel as if I were getting any older. Because I’ve been at Einstein since 1975, I’ve always been surrounded by the people who educated me. Though my teachers and mentors have undoubtedly aged, to me none of them seems much older than they were when I first met them Read More

Einstein Global Health Center Conference 2018

Editors’ Note: On Dec. 3 and Dec. 4, Einstein’s Global Health Center (GHC) hosted a conference titled, “Application of the One Health Approach to Global Health Centers” in conjunction with EcoHealth Alliance (EHA), a global environmental health nonprofit based in New York City. We invited GHC Associate Director Jill Raufman, M.P.H., M.S., and Catherine Machalaba Read More

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Editors’ Note: The following blog post originally appeared on Psychology Today. This time of year—blustery fall days closing in on Thanksgiving—makes me glad to be home. I see my teapot and its cozy, both gifts from my children. I know the use and history of the things around me; they are connected to my life and to the Read More

Cover of Einstein Magazine Summer-Fall 2018 colorful image depicts enzyme reaction

Whether its faculty members are training medical and graduate students or designing new drugs, Einstein focuses on patient care. The latest edition of Einstein magazine illustrates our mission through a pair of education and research articles. Life-saving science Improved patient care can emerge directly from Einstein’s basic science labs, as we learn from the story Read More

Editors’ Note: The following blog post originally appeared on Time.com. The New York Times reports that the Trump Administration, via the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is circulating a memo that seeks to define gender “on a basis that is clear, grounded in science, objective and administrable.” This definition, to potentially apply throughout several federal Read More

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As a health psychologist dedicated to research and clinical efforts to enhance the quality of life and care of those facing cancer, I’ve come to see the many types of support breast cancer patients seek. This work led to my founding the Bronx Oncology Living Daily (BOLD Living) Program in 2008. The program has since Read More