SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Department of Family Medicine
Eve Faber, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Director of the Family Medicine Residency Program
Dr. Eve Faber joined the department as an Assistant Professor in November o 1999. She has been part of the Residency Faculty since then, moving up to Associate Residency Director in 2015 and becoming Residency Director in June of 2016. During those years, her responsibilities included supervising residents in both of our Family Medicine practice sites and on the Inpatient Service; overseeing curricular development in Women's Health and Geriatrics/Palliative Care, and teaching medical students and students of Downstate's College of Health Related Professions.
Dr. Faber was not an unknown quantity to our department, as she had received her undergraduate medical training right here at SUNY Downstate. Dr. Faber then completed a three-year internship/residency program at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. In her final year of residency, Dr. Faber served as Chief Resident, helping to organize lectures and educational series for the residents there as well as coordinating the schedules of a large residency program.
Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Faber worked at a free medical clinic in Washington, DC and later at an attached community residence for homeless mentally ill women. She has maintained an interest in serving the medically underserved and the mentally ill in her practice and in her work with Family Medicine residents. Dr. Faber has diverse interests, ranging from Women's Health to Palliative Care. She regularly lectures on end of life issues, pulmonary and cardiovascular disease in women to residents and students here at SUNY Downstate and outside. Her current scholarly interests are in the area of health disparities, particularly food insecurity,