Elisee Joseph

Faculty Member, Columbia University and Queens College

Dr. Eli Joseph is an author, educator, and TEDx speaker who currently serves as a faculty member at Columbia University and Queens College and as a partner and medical examiner at ExamOne, a Quest Diagnostics company. Using rejection to fuel his professional achievements, he earned a bachelor’s degree at the age of 20, a master’s degree at 21, and a doctorate degree while teaching at an Ivy League institution at 24.

As a partner at ExamOne, Dr. Joseph works with the nation’s top insurance firms, including AIG, Prudential, William Penn, John Hancock, New York Life, and State Farm. His new book, The Perfect Rejection Resume: A Reader’s Guide to Building a Career Through Failure, compiles lessons about failure from his own life experiences and those of seven influential thought leaders.