Dean's Office

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is led by Dean Dennis S. Charney, MD. Chartered in 1963, it is the sole medical school for the Mount Sinai Health System which comprises seven hospital campuses and numerous ambulatory centers. The Icahn School of Medicine has more than 5,000 faculty and nearly 2,000 students, residents and fellows.

Dean Charney's Videos

Watch Dean Dennis S. Charney, MD, delivers his remarks at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai events. Watch videos

2014 Commencement

Dean Dennis S. Charney, MD delivers his remarks at the 45th commencement ceremony of the Icahn School of Medicine. Watch video

Presentations and Publications

Read Dean Charney's presentations and remarks from the Icahn School of Medicine events and industry meetings. Learn more

Dean's Quarterly

The Dean's Quarterly Reports feature the latest news and research from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Learn more

Dean's Message

"It is my goal to have Mount Sinai graduates remake the image of the American physician — one who is committed, selfless, and ethical, and at the same time, translational and transformative." Read more

In their book Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges, co-authors Dennis S. Charney, MD and Steven M. Southwick, MD identify 10 "resilience factors" that help people cope with the impact of traumatic life-changing events.
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Read The Science of Resilience: Implications for the Prevention and Treatment of Depression by Steven M. Southwick and Denis. S. Charney in the October 5th issue of Science.

Listen to October 5 Science podcast in which Dr. Charney discusses resilience training.

PBS's Next Avenue shares "6 Steps to Help You Cope With Any Setback."

View Dean Charney's presentation: Resilience - The Science of Mastering Life's Greatest Challenges