Department of Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is committed to excellence in emergency clinical care, education, and research. Providing exceptional emergency care to all patients, of all ages, we use an integrated approach that maximizes the resources of the Mount Sinai Health System in order to meet the individual needs of our patients and their families.

"Emergency medicine is on the front line of the challenges we face in today’s health care system. This presents a unique opportunity for those who work in emergency departments to take a leadership role in improving the delivery of quality care."

Andy S. Jagoda, MD
Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine

Our vision is that of an integrated system of emergency services that provides comprehensive, state-of-the-art, emergency clinical care, education, and research. We strive to be an Emergency Medicine System that builds on the strengths of each of our individual sites to create world class, multi-dimensional centers of excellence in the delivery of emergency care to the individual patient and to the Health System as a whole; that promotes innovation at every level and at every site; and that is based on quality and safety, professionalism and communication, knowledge, and clinical excellence.

We offer one of the leading training programs in Emergency Medicine, with a reputation for innovation. Our Department is one of the largest in the country, composed of six hospital-based emergency departments and affiliated with Elmhurst Hospital Center, part of New York City’s public health care system and located in one of the most ethnically diverse communities in the world. The Emergency Medicine Services at the Mount Sinai Health System has more than 180 faculty and treats more than 600,000 patients annually. We offer three emergency medicine residencies along with fellowships in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Global Health, Ultrasound, Informatics, and Simulation. Each year, our programs train about 150 residents and more than 15 fellows. Our research division is ranked number two in the country based on funding from the National Institutes for Health (NIH).

Over the last 20 years, our Department has emerged as one of the leading training programs in the world with a reputation for innovation in clinical care, education and research.

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The Department of Emergency Medicine has nine divisions, each actively involved in training and research.

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We offer one of the leading training programs in Emergency Medicine, with a reputation for innovation in clinical care, education and research, including three emergency medicine residencies as well as clinical and research fellowships.

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We are committed to multidisciplinary research and are ranked number two in the country in NIH funding.

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Our Department is one of the largest in the country, composed of six hospital-based emergency departments:

The Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Located at One Gustave L. Levy Place, Manhattan
  • Site and System Chairman, Andy Jagoda, MD
  • Annual Patient Volume 103,000
  • Academic Center with fellowships in Ultrasound, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Simulation, Informatics, and Research.
  • 60 Emergency Medicine Residents

Mount Sinai Beth Israel

  • Located at First Avenue at 16th Street, Manhattan
  • Acting Site Chairman, Andy Jagoda, MD
  • Annual Patient Volume 107,000
  • Academic Center
  • 45 Emergency Medicine Residents

Mount Sinai Brooklyn

  • Located at 3201 Kings Highway, Brooklyn
  • Director: Deborah Dean, MD
  • Annual Patient Volume 37,000
  • Community Practice

Mount Sinai Queens

  • Located at 25-10 30th Avenue, Long Island City
  • Director Ugo Ezenkwele, MD
  • Annual Patient Volume 50,000
  • Community practice with medical students and occasional Emergency Medicine residents
  • New Emergency Department opened in 2016

Mount Sinai West

  • Located at 1000 Tenth Avenue at 58th Street, Manhattan
  • Annual Patient Volume 75,000
  • Academic Practice with fellowships in Ultrasound, Global Health, and Administration
  • 42 Emergency Medicine Residents shared with Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

  • Located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan
  • Annual Patient Volume 103,000
  • Academic Practice with fellowships in Ultrasound, Global Health, and Administration
  • Residents shared with Mount Sinai West