Montefiore’s Einstein Hospital picks up $100 million donation

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An anonymous donor has contributed $100 million to Montefiore Medical’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine to be used to support biomedical research that includes basic, clinical and translational research programs, the hospital announced last week.

The funds will also provide direct financial support to students, ensuring greater access to the learning environment that the Einstein school provides.

“This is a historic and transformational gift that will enable us to expand our research capabilities in unprecedented ways,” said Dr. Philip Ozuah, Montefiore Medicine president and chief executive. “It will provide an opportunity for our students and faculty to excel in the pursuit of innovation while continuing to deliver on our commitment to health equity.”

For years, Albert Einstein College of Medicine has been at the forefront of translating scientific research into diagnostics and treatments that save lives.

The institution is dedicated to educating the next generation of compassionate health care professionals and bringing a socially conscious commitment with world-renowned expertise.

“We are extremely proud to receive this support as it comes from someone whose life has been dedicated to transforming the lives of others,” Ozuah said.

“I am humbled by the donor’s friendship and by their extraordinary degree of trust and confidence in us.”

Montefiore Health System is one of New York’s premier academic health systems and is a recognized leader in providing exceptional quality and personalized, accountable care to approximately three million people in communities across the Bronx, Westchester, and the Hudson Valley.

It is comprised of 10 hospitals, including the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and more than 200 outpatient ambulatory care sites. The advanced clinical and translational research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine directly informs patient care and improves outcomes.

From the Montefiore-Einstein Centers of Excellence in cancer, cardiology and vascular care, pediatrics, and transplantation, to its preeminent school-based health program, Montefiore is a fully integrated health care delivery system providing coordinated, comprehensive care to patients and their families.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is one of the nation’s premier centers for research, medical education and clinical investigation. During the 2022-23 academic year, Einstein is home to 740 M.D. students, 194 Ph.D. students, 118 students in the combined M.D./Ph.D. program, and approximately 225 postdoctoral research fellows.

 

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