Programs and Partners

Each year, nearly 100 of our faculty, staff, and post-graduate trainees serve as clinical and research mentors to Center for Excellence in Youth Education (CEYE) students. Working with health professionals in laboratories and clinics and on hospital floors gives CEYE students first-hand career awareness. Long-standing mentors and supporters represent a range of research areas and departments including:

Educational Partners

We have established formal school partnerships and alliances with a variety of educational organizations  

School Partnerships

School: Isaac Newton Middle School
Principal: Florin Purice
Location: 280 Pleasant Avenue, New York, New York 10029
Program: Early MedBound: Day-with-a-Scientist

School: Patrick Henry PS 171
Principal: Dimitris Pantelindis
Location: 19 E 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029
Program: Early MedBound: Day-with-a-Scientist

School: High School for Math Science and Engineering
Principal: Crystal Bonds
Location: 240 Convent Ave, New York, New York 10031
Program: Biotechnology and Medical Research

School: Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics
Principal: Jose Jimenez
Location: 280 Pleasant Avenue, New York, New York 10029
Program: The Lloyd Sherman Scholars Program

The Northeast Regional Alliance Partners

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Contact PI – Gary Butts, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy and Community Affairs
NERA Program Director
Site contact – Sherria McDowell, MPH
HCOP Program Manager

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Contact PI – Hilda Hutcherson, MD
Associate Dean, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Site contact – Samantha McLaughlin, MA
Program Coordinator

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Contact PI – Maria Soto-Greene, MD
Vice Dean, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Professor of Medicine and Director, The Hispanic Center of Excellence
Site contact – Victor Marques, MBA
Program Support Specialist

Manhattan Staten Island Area Health Education Center (MSI AHEC)
Contact PI and Site contact – Mary Mitchell, MPA
Executive Director, Manhattan-Staten Island Area Health Education Center
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
PI and Contact – Adam Aponte, MD, MSc
Assistant Dean, Diversity and Inclusion

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Student Organizational Partners

A number of student organizations are also involved in the Center for Excellence in Youth Education. These include: