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portrait of hands. one hand holding a walker and another on top of that hand in a caring gesture

In the summer between my first and second year of medical school I worked on a series of written pieces while interning at Pulse, an online magazine of stories, poems, and art devoted to  sharing the healthcare experience from all perspectives, created by healthcare professionals and patients alike. For this project, titled Encounters, I sat Read More

Bioethics word cloud

Each year, the Einstein-Cardozo Bioethics Education Programs hold the Trachtenberg Essay Contest, in which we invite undergraduates from around the nation to submit brief essays on selected topics in bioethics. It’s a unique and important opportunity for us to find out what those interested in the field are thinking about and to highlight the best Read More

Profile photo of Charles Pan, 3rd year M.D. student. Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Editors’ Note: We recently spoke with Charles Pan, a third-year M.D. student at Einstein, about his volunteer work with the Einstein Enrichment Program (EEP). EEP is part of a New York State–funded enrichment program called STEP (Science Technology Entry Program), which encourages high school students from groups that have historically been underrepresented in the medical Read More

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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

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

Young doctor examines patient (back to camera)

Many people think medical school is all about memorization and books. But some of the most valuable lessons I learned in my first year as a medical student came from a much different experience. No matter what stage you are at in your journey, there are always new facts, techniques and procedures to learn. You Read More