Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963954 | Print ISBN: 9781412959087 | Online ISBN: 9781412963954| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
THE ALBERT EINSTEIN College of Medicine (AECOM) is a graduate school of Yeshiva University. It is a private medical school located in the Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus of Yeshiva University in the Morris Park neighborhood of the borough of the Bronx of New York City. AECOM also offers graduate biomédical degrees through the Sue Golding Graduate Division, in addition to the medical school. More than 200 faculty members perform biomédical research with an enrollment of nearly 400 graduate students. AECOM conducts research in basic biomédical science. The school receives more than $170 million annually in peer—reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health. AECOM is affiliated with six hospitals: Montefiore Medical Center, Jack D. Weiler Hospital (a division of Montefiore Medical Center), Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx—Lebanon Hospital in the Bronx, Beth Israel Medical Center in downtown Manhattan, and Long Island Jewish Medical Center on Long Island. Through its affiliation ...