Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
ISMMS.svg
Former names
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Type Private medical school
Established1963; 59 years ago (1963)
Parent institution
Mount Sinai Health System
Endowment$1.7 billion (2017) [1]
Dean Dennis S. Charney
President & CEO Kenneth L. Davis
Academic staff
1,650+ full-time [2]
6,000+ total [3]
Students560+ MD students
90+ MD/PhD students
270+ PhD students [3]
Location, ,
United States
CampusUrban
Website icahn.mssm.edu

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS or Mount Sinai), formerly the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, is a private medical school in New York City. It is the academic teaching arm of the Mount Sinai Health System, which manages eight hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, including Mount Sinai Hospital and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Mount Sinai is ranked #11 among American medical schools by the 2023 U.S. News & World Report. [4] In 2021, it was ranked 15th [5] in the country for biomedical research and leads the country in research funding from the National Institutes of Health for neuroscience (#2) and genetics (#2). [6] It attracted over $400 million in total NIH funding in 2021. [5] Mount Sinai's faculty includes 23 elected members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine [7] and 40 members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. [8]

In 2018, the MD program matriculated 140 students from 6,156 applicants. [9] The median undergraduate GPA of matriculants is 3.84, and the median Medical College Admission Test score is in the 95th percentile. [5] The Medical Scientist Training Program is currently training over 90 MD/PhD students. As one of the most selective medical schools in the U.S., Mount Sinai received 8,276 applications for approximately 140 MD and MD/PhD positions for the 2021–2022 academic year. [5]

History

The first official proposal to establish of a medical school at Mount Sinai was made to the hospital's trustees in January 1958. The school's philosophy was defined by Hans Popper, Horace Hodes, Alexander Gutman, Paul Klemperer, George Baehr, Gustave L. Levy, and Alfred Stern, among others. [10] Milton Steinbach was the school's first president. [11]

Classes at Mount Sinai School of Medicine began in 1968, and the school soon became known as one of the leading medical schools in the U.S., as the hospital gained recognition for its laboratories, advances in patient care and the discovery of diseases. [12] The City University of New York granted Mount Sinai's degrees. [10] The buildings at ISMMS were designed by notable architect I. M. Pei.[ citation needed]

In 1999, Mount Sinai changed university affiliations from City University to New York University but did not merge its operations with the New York University School of Medicine. [13] This affiliation change took place as part of the merger in 1998 of Mount Sinai and NYU medical centers to create the Mount Sinai–NYU Medical Center and Health System. [10] In 2003, the partnership between the two dissolved. [14]

In 2007, Mount Sinai Medical Center's boards of trustees approved the termination of the academic affiliation between Mount Sinai and NYU. [15] In 2010, Mount Sinai was accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and became an independent degree-granting institution. [16]

On November 14, 2012, it was announced that Mount Sinai School of Medicine would be renamed Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, following a US$200 million gift from New York businessman and philanthropist Carl Icahn. [17]

In 2015, Mount Sinai announced partnerships with The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as well as National Jewish Health, the nation's leading institutes for pediatric and pulmonary care respectively, leading to the creation of the Mount Sinai Children’s Heart Center [18] and the Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute. [19]

In March 2020, Elmhurst Hospital Center, the public hospital that serves as a major training site for Mount Sinai students and residents, was the epicenter of New York City's initial COVID-19 surge, with Mount Sinai house staff and faculty serving as the city's first frontline workers treating patients infected with coronavirus. [20] Mount Sinai has since established itself at the forefront of research to understand and treat COVID-19, being named a lead site in a $470 million study to examine the long-term effects of COVID-19. [21]

2019 lawsuit

In April 2019, the Icahn School was named in a lawsuit filed against Mount Sinai Health System and several employees of the Icahn School's Arnhold Institute for Global Health. [22] The suit was filed by eight current and former employees for "age and sex discrimination as well as improper reporting to funding agencies, misallocation of funds, failing to obtain Institutional Review Board approval prior to conducting research in violation of Mount Sinai and federal guidelines, and failing properly to adhere to the guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act or HIPAA." [23] The school denies the claims. More than 150 students at the Icahn School and more than 400 Icahn and Mount Sinai Health System faculty have signed letters, addressed to the Board of Trustees, calling on the system to investigate these allegations. [24] [25]

Academics

Icahn Medical Institute at ISMMS, built in 1997 and designed by Davis Brody Bond.

Mount Sinai's medical curriculum is based on the standard program of medical education in the United States: the first two years of study are confined to the medical sciences, the latter to the study of clinical sciences. The first and second years are strictly pass/fail; the third and fourth years feature clinical rotations at Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan) and Elmhurst Hospital Center, [26] a major level 1 trauma center and safety-net hospital known for being situated in the "most ethnically diverse community in the world," serving an area of one million people with recent immigrants encompassing 112 different countries. [27] Other clerkship and residency training sites include the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai Morningside, and Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital. [28]

Student body

Mount Sinai's four-pronged missions (quality education, patient care, research, and community service) follow the "commitment of serving science," and the majority of students take part in some aspect of community service. This participation includes The East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership, which was developed by the students of Mount Sinai to create a health partnership with the East Harlem community, providing quality health care, regardless of ability to pay, to uninsured residents of East Harlem.

Admissions

Since 1989, Mount Sinai has featured a unique early-admissions program, The Humanities and Medicine Program, which guaranteed students admitted to the program a place in the medical school. [29] These students, known colloquially as "HuMeds," applied during the fall of their sophomore year in college or university and did not take the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). HuMeds made up about 25% of each year's ISMMS medical class. [30] In 2013, the Humanities and Medicine program was expanded into the FlexMed program. Students admitted to the ISMMS via FlexMed can pursue any major and are required to take additional coursework in ethics, statistics, and health policy in lieu of or in addition to several of the traditional pre-med requirements. The school plans to recruit half of each incoming class through the FlexMed program. [31]

Individual educational programs are accredited through the appropriate bodies, including but not limited to LCME, CEPH, ACCME and ACGME.

The tuition for 2020 was set at US$55,316. [2]

Publications

The Annals of Global Health [32] was founded at Mount Sinai in 1934, then known as the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine. Levy Library Press publishes The Journal of Scientific Innovation in Medicine. [33]

Reputation

  • Mount Sinai was ranked 11th overall among research-based medical schools in the 2023 edition of U.S. News & World Report. [4]
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital, the teaching hospital of ISMMS, was listed in the 2022 edition of U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll, with multiple specialties ranked in the top 20 nationwide (geriatrics #1, cardiology #6, endocrinology #10, neurology & neurosurgery #10, orthopedics #14, rehabilitation #14, gastroenterology #15, urology #16, pulmonology #20). [34] The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked #14 in ophthalmology. [35]
  • Mount Sinai was ranked 8th among medical schools in the U.S. receiving NIH grants in 2022, [36] and 2nd in research dollars per principal investigator among U.S. medical schools by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). [37]
  • Mount Sinai was the first U.S. medical school to establish a Department of Geriatrics in 1982. [38]
  • Mount Sinai's PhD program was ranked 3rd among 53 U.S. institutions in a survey conducted by Academic Analytics in 2008 and 7th on the organization's list of top 20 specialized research universities in biomedical health sciences. [39]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ Staff. "Mount Sinai's Atypical Portfolio Structure | Exclusive Q&A With CIO Scott Pittman | Investment News | Trusted Insight". www thetrustedinsight.com. Retrieved November 3, 2022.
  2. ^ a b Staff (undated). "Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai". Retrieved November 4, 2022. "Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is ranked No. 11 (tie) in Best Medical Schools: Research and No. 71 (tie) in Best Medical Schools: Primary Care".
  3. ^ a b "Facts & Figures | Icahn School of Medicine". Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
  4. ^ a b https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-medical-schools/icahn-school-of-medicine-at-mount-sinai-04072[ bare URL]
  5. ^ a b c d "Facts & Figures | Icahn School of Medicine".
  6. ^ "Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research".
  7. ^ "National Academy of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences". icahn.mssm.edu. Retrieved June 26, 2022.
  8. ^ [ dead link] "The American Society for Clinical Investigation".[ bare URL]
  9. ^ https://www.aamc.org/download/321442/data/factstablea1.pdf[ bare URL PDF]
  10. ^ a b c "Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – History". Retrieved July 15, 2008.
  11. ^ Ramirez, Anthony (December 2, 1999). "Financier Gives $75 Million to Mt. Sinai Medical School". The New York Times. Retrieved November 4, 2022. (subscription required)
  12. ^ "Mount Sinai Firsts".
  13. ^ Fein, Esther B. (January 25, 1998). "After Earlier Failure, N.Y.U. and Mount Sinai Medical Centers to Merge". The New York Times. Retrieved November 4, 2022. (subscription required)
  14. ^ Pérez-Peña, Richard (July 4, 2003). "For Hospitals Seeking Split, Debt Is Glue". The New York Times. ISSN  0362-4331. Retrieved November 4, 2022. (subscription required)
  15. ^ MSSM Self-Assessment. Retrieved September 11, 2009 Archived December 21, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ MSSM Accreditation. Retrieved January 11, 2011.
  17. ^ Hartocollis, Anemona (November 14, 2012). "With $200 Million Gift, Mt. Sinai Medical School to Be Renamed for Carl Icahn". The New York Times. Retrieved November 4, 2022. (subscription required)
  18. ^ "Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Mount Sinai Health System Mark Milestone in Fetal Medicine and Children's Heart Programs | Mount Sinai – New York".
  19. ^ "Mount Sinai – National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute | Mount Sinai – New York".
  20. ^ Galchen, Rivka (April 18, 2020). "A New Doctor Faces the Coronavirus in Queens". The New Yorker. Retrieved November 4, 2022.
  21. ^ "Mount Sinai Named a Lead Site for Enrollment in Nationwide Study on the Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 | Mount Sinai – New York".
  22. ^ "Global health institute sued for age and sex discrimination," Science, 2 May 2019; https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/05/global-health-institute-sued-age-and-sex-discrimination
  23. ^ Atkinson et al v. Mount Sinai Health System, Inc. et al (1:19-cv-03779), https://www.sciencemag.org/sites/default/files/Mount%2BSinai%2BComplaint.pdf
  24. ^ "150 Mount Sinai med students call for action after gender- and age-discrimination lawsuit," May 7, 2019, Crain's New York Business, https://www.crainsnewyork.com/health-care/150-mount-sinai-med-students-call-action-after-gender-and-age-discrimination-lawsuit
  25. ^ Strong, Sinai (May 16, 2019). "#TimesUpMountSinai". Medium. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  26. ^ "Our Locations | Mount Sinai – New York".
  27. ^ "Facts".
  28. ^ "Academic Affiliates and Partnerships | Icahn School of Medicine".
  29. ^ Muller, David (August 1, 2014). "FlexMed: A Nontraditional Admissions Program at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai". AMA Journal of Ethics. 16 (8): 614–617. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.8.medu2-1408. ISSN  2376-6980. PMID  25140682.
  30. ^ Rovner, Julie. "A Top Medical School Revamps Requirements to Lure English Majors". NPR. May 27, 2015; partner content from Kaiser Health News
  31. ^ "FlexMed".
  32. ^ "Annals of Global Health". Retrieved June 5, 2022.
  33. ^ "Levy Library Publishing Portal". Retrieved April 24, 2021.
  34. ^ https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/ny/mount-sinai-medical-center-6213140[ bare URL]
  35. ^ https://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/area/ny/new-york-eye-and-ear-infirmary-6213190[ bare URL]
  36. ^ NIH Awards by Location & Organization
  37. ^ "2017 AAMC Data Book".
  38. ^ Morley, John E. (2004). "A Brief History of Geriatrics". The Journals of Gerontology: Series A. 59A (11): 1132–1152. doi: 10.1093/gerona/59.11.1132. PMID  15602058.
  39. ^ "Academic Analytics". Archived August 22, 2008, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved July 14, 2008.
  40. ^ "ACGT – Scientific Advisory Council – Stuart A. Aaronson, M.D." Archived from the original on June 5, 2013. Retrieved January 6, 2010.
  41. ^ "Breast Cancer Research Foundation: Stuart Aaronson". Archived from the original on June 20, 2010. Retrieved January 6, 2010.
  42. ^ "David Adams | Mount Sinai – New York". Mount Sinai Health System.
  43. ^ "Neurosurgery | Icahn School of Medicine". Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
  44. ^ Rall, J.E. Solomon A. Berson. In "Biographical Memoirs". National Academy of Sciences 1990;59:54-71. ISBN  0-309-04198-8. Fulltext.
  45. ^ "Biomet". Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2010.
  46. ^ "Postpartum depression may be next battle for teen moms – Wellsphere". Archived from the original on February 25, 2011.
  47. ^ Fein, Esther B. (December 29, 1995). "Dr. Thomas C. Chalmers, a President of Mt. Sinai, Dies at 78". The New York Times. Retrieved May 25, 2007.
  48. ^ Huth, EJ (April 1, 1996). "A tribute to Thomas C. Chalmers". Annals of Internal Medicine. 124 (7): 696. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-124-7-199604010-00022. S2CID  53090384.
  49. ^ "Chalmers, former CC director, dies Dec. 20". Clinical Center News. Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health. January–February 1996. Retrieved July 2, 2008.
  50. ^ "National Institutes of Health". Archived from the original on January 9, 2009.
  51. ^ "Press Releases & In the News | Mount Sinai – New York". Mount Sinai Health System.
  52. ^ "Mount Sinai Hospital – Profiles – Michelle Copeland". Mount Sinai Hospital. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
  53. ^ "Ankle Lipo with Dr. Michelle Copeland". NBC News. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
  54. ^ Lo, Danica (June 12, 2006). "Ankle Lipo Steps Up as Trend". New York Post.
  55. ^ Kuczynski, Alex (June 14, 2007). "A Sense of Anxiety a Shirt Won't Cover". The New York Times. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
  56. ^ Brown, Lynn (Reporter) (2007). Gynecomastia (Male Breast Reduction) (Television broadcast). Fox 5 News. Archived from the original on December 21, 2021. Retrieved October 2, 2013.
  57. ^ "RSNA: Who's Who". Archived from the original on February 11, 2010. Retrieved March 15, 2010.
  58. ^ "Marta Filizola". Mount Sinai Hospital. Retrieved January 24, 2022.
  59. ^ "Mesothelioma Resource Online". Archived from the original on January 11, 2012. Retrieved November 1, 2011.
  60. ^ "Society of Surgical Oncology". Retrieved November 1, 2011.[ permanent dead link]
  61. ^ "BusinessWeek". Retrieved November 1, 2011.
  62. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 17, 2014. Retrieved December 17, 2014.{{ cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
  63. ^ "Valentin Fuster | Mount Sinai – New York". Mount Sinai Health System.
  64. ^ "Harvard Medical School: Dean of Harvard Medical School Bio". Archived from the original on April 13, 2010. Retrieved April 3, 2010.
  65. ^ Jagannathan, Meera (December 21, 2018). "A 'High-Intensity' Physician Schools a Med Student on Fighting Burnout". MarketWatch. Retrieved November 4, 2022.
  66. ^ "Mount Sinai: Faculty Profile". Archived from the original on April 14, 2009. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
  67. ^ [ dead link] "Daily News – "Jaw-Droppin' Op a Success"". New York Daily News.
  68. ^ a b "Past Presidents". www.asam.org. Retrieved August 14, 2020.
  69. ^ Aufses, Arthur H Jr.; Niss, Barbara (2002). This House of Noble Deeds. New York University Press. pp. 180–181. ISBN  0-8147-0500-6. Retrieved December 22, 2009.
  70. ^ [ dead link] Charles, Katie (December 9, 2008). "Some Back and Neck Pains Can Be Signs of More Serious Trouble". New York Daily News.
  71. ^ Cook, Joan (April 25, 1989). "Horace Hodes, a Pediatrician, 81; Linked Virus to Gastroenteritis". The New York Times. Retrieved June 4, 2017.
  72. ^ Nash, Ira S.; Fuster, Valentín; O'Rourke, Robert A.; Roberts, Robert W.; King, Spencer Bidwell; Prystowsky, Eric N. (2004). Hurst's the Heart. New York City: McGraw-Hill. ISBN  978-0-07-143225-2. OCLC  52720664.
  73. ^ "hipectreatment.com". Archived from the original on June 7, 2013. Retrieved March 7, 2013.
  74. ^ "American Society of Clinical Oncology". Retrieved March 7, 2013.
  75. ^ US EPA, OA (August 30, 2013). "Protecting Children's Environmental Health". www.epa.gov.
  76. ^ Baker Monya (October 8, 2009). "Ihor Lemischka: Stem Cells Meet Systems Biology". Nature Reports. Nature: 1. doi: 10.1038/stemcells.2009.129. Retrieved December 22, 2009.
  77. ^ DeMouy, Jane (November 4, 2005). "Diabetes Branch Chief LeRoith Retires". NIH Record. National Institutes of Health. Archived from the original on September 24, 2009. Retrieved December 16, 2009.
  78. ^ "International Conference of Capsule Endoscopy Consensus Statement". Archived from the original on October 3, 2008. Retrieved March 13, 2012.
  79. ^ "Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – Barry A. Love". Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  80. ^ Charles, Katie (January 20, 2011). "Congenital Heart Problems Can Be Spotted Even Before Birth". New York Daily News. Retrieved November 9, 2011.
  81. ^ "Vascular and Endovascular Surgery | Mount Sinai – New York". Mount Sinai Health System.
  82. ^ "Medical University of South Carolina". Archived from the original on September 7, 2015.
  83. ^ "Money Magazine – Best Doctors". CNN. Retrieved December 1, 2010.
  84. ^ "Marek Mlodzik". Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Retrieved January 25, 2011.
  85. ^ Epstein, Randi Hutter (June 4, 2002). "House Calls: How Physicians Heal Themselves". The New York Times. Retrieved November 4, 2022.
  86. ^ "Mount Sinai Hospital Doctor Profile". Retrieved June 9, 2014.
  87. ^ "Mount Sinai Hospital Doctor Profile". Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  88. ^ Charles, Katie (January 19, 2011). "Kidney cancer: Innovative new treatments boost survival rates for cancer patients". New York Daily News. Archived from the original on January 24, 2011. Retrieved February 23, 2011.
  89. ^ "Sean Pinney | Mount Sinai – New York". Mount Sinai Health System. Archived from the original on September 6, 2012.
  90. ^ "CCC Symposium". www.cccsymposiumlive.com. Retrieved June 17, 2022.
  91. ^ "United States Department of Veterans Affairs" (PDF).
  92. ^ Anesthesiology.org – Development of a Module for Point-of-care Charge Capture and Submission Using an Anesthesia Information Management System.
  93. ^ [ dead link] "Why Dr. Eva Andersson-Dubin Founded the Dubin Breast Cancer Center". Gotham. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  94. ^ "NSBRI Board of Directors". Archived from the original on June 16, 2010. Retrieved April 27, 2010.
  95. ^ "Mount Sinai Medical Center – Department of Pathology". Retrieved April 27, 2010.
  96. ^ "Samuel Waxman | Mount Sinai – New York".


Latitude and Longitude:

40°47′22″N 73°57′14″W / 40.789475°N 73.953781°W / 40.789475; -73.953781

External links