Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine is at the forefront of twenty-first century medicine with an uncompromising commitment to providing excellent patient care; to conducting cutting-edge research; and to the rigorous training of tomorrow’s physicians and physician-scientists. Our department is ranked in the top 20 of funding by the National Institutes of Health and we receive nearly $100 million in funding annually overall. Our highly competitive residency programs have a national reputation for excellence for producing the highest quality junior faculty and physicians.  As the largest academic department in the Mount Sinai Health System, we are leading the integration of the latest discoveries in the lab and innovations in clinical care into patient-centric care models.


With 12 different divisions across multiple campuses and more than 2,000 faculty, trainees, and staff, the Department of Medicine continues to strive for excellence and progress. Our divisions are home to highly motivated physician scientists who work every day to create new techniques and new pathways of care for our patients and who pass along our highly valued ethos of innovation to our trainees.

Office of Education

Residents and fellows in the Department of Medicine are given the tools and opportunities to thrive in the world of twenty-first century medicine. We have created a rock-solid foundation for excellence in patient-centered clinical care with multi-faceted and wide-ranging career mentoring and research opportunities. Our training programs meet the needs of every type of doctor, from those that want to work in a purely clinical setting to those who want to practice in a tertiary-referral academic setting to those who want to focus solely on basic science research. 
Learn more and apply to our residencies and fellowships.

Office of Research

The Office of Research in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai has a long tradition of conducting cutting-edge basic, clinical, and translational research and our researchers continue to lead the way in biomedical discoveries.  We also take pride in providing excellent training, professional development, and support of our research faculty. Many of our residents and fellows begin working on innovative research projects in the lab, at the clinic, in the community, or even abroad as part of our global health initiative. An innovative mentoring program that we developed is already serving as a national model and our NIH-funded research budget exceeds $70 million, placing the Department of Medicine among the top 20 departments of medicine in the country.