The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is a state of the art medical school with a heavy emphasis on research and innovative biomedical exploration. The College focuses on developing the highest quality of medical care from compassionate and ethical physicians and researchers. As one of the largest medical education programs in the United States, the College of Medicine houses 731 M.D. students, 193 PH.D. students, 106 students in the combined M.D. /Ph.D. program, and 278 postdoctoral students in the Belfer Institute for Advanced Biomedical Studies. One of the core values of the college is to pursue and promote the social justice of medical care for any and all individuals no matter their background. They are particularly interested in meeting the needs of communities that are typically underserved in healthcare matters. Dr. Donald Sonn, a Doctor of Medicine alum from the class of 1991 is proud to be a part of the prestigious college at Yeshiva University.
The College has taken the words of Albert Einstein himself to heart in welcoming a diverse group of staff, faculty, and students and has done so since its inception in 1955 when Einstein consented to the use of his name by the college with great pride. Now there thousands of alumni who are considered some of the United States’ most respected medical educators, clinicians, and biomedical scientist in the medical field. As one of the first medical institutions to incorporate on hands experience with patients, Einstein has been at the forefront of progressive medicine. Einstein has led the way in developing bioethics as an accepted academic study, as well as being the first medical school in the city of New York to establish a department of family medicine and to place and emphasis on women’s health.
Dr. Donald Sonn is one of over 9,000 Alumni who call the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University home. Turning out innovative, compassionate physicians for decades, the College of Medicine has recently seen a major expansion that has essentially doubled the size of its campus. In September of 2015, the College became a part of the Montefiore Health System. This collaboration will only continue to solidify the College’s place in the medical community and help foster the core mission of turning out world class scientists and physicians who care about their patients.
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