Benjamin Dov Goldman-Israelow

ABIM Physician, Scientist Research Pathway Resident, Yale School of Medicine

Benjamin Goldman-Israelow, LA06, is currently completing his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. His graduate research focused on the interaction between the immune system and the hepatitis C virus. He will begin a research-track residency program in internal medicine and infectious disease in July of this year.

During his tenure at Mount Sinai, Goldman-Israelow’s research has been recognized for its innovation in advancing the understanding of the pathogenesis of hepatitis C virus, receiving awards from the National Institutes of Health, the American Society for Virology, and the Infectious Disease Society of America. He was selected to present at national and international meetings, and he authored research articles published in many internationally recognized academic journals. Goldman-Israelow also served on the M.D./Ph.D. program admissions committee, was a teaching assistant, and led a student-run medical service trip to Honduras.

Goldman-Israelow received his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 2006. After his graduation, in collaboration with the Gephardt Institute, he and his family’s foundation helped to set up the Goldman Fellows Program. He joined the Gephardt National Council in 2013.