Overuse of Ambulatory Health Care Services Barely Changed in 10 Years
December 27, 2012
A new study shows that the overuse of ambulatory health care services in the United States barely changed in the decade between 1999 and 2009.
Barbara Murphy, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
November 27, 2012
The appointment makes Dr. Murphy the first female chair of Medicine of an academic medical center in New York City.
Salvatore Cilmi, MD, Appointed New Residency Director in Medicine
October 19, 2012
Dr. Cilmi will oversee the comprehensive training of Mount Sinai’s Internal Medicine residents and develop new recruitment strategies.
Magic Johnson Joins Mount Sinai at Community Health Fair
April 16, 2012
Earvin "Magic" Johnson partnered with Mount Sinai to host community health fair featuring free screenings, cooking demonstrations, prizes, and live music.
Maternal Type 2 Diabetes and Low Income Significantly Increase Risk for ADHD in Children
January 2, 2012
Mount Sinai researchers have found that low socioeconomic status and gestational diabetes together increase the risk of ADHD in children 14-fold.
Study Finds Majority of Pharmaceutical Ads Do Not Adhere to FDA Guidelines
August 18, 2011
Dr. Deborah Korenstein, Associate Professor of Medicine, led the study of pharmaceutical advertisements in biomedical journals.
Alex Federman, MD, MPH is Division Chief of General Internal Medicine
June 29, 2011
After serving as Interim Chief for six months, Alex Federman, MD, MPH is named Division Chief of General Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Appoints Mark W. Babyatsky, MD, As Chair of Department of Medicine
December 13, 2010
Dr. Babyatsky seeks to propel Mount Sinai to the forefront of improving primary care under the new Affordable Care Act.
Dr. Barbara Murphy aims to understand how likely a transplant recipient is to respond to and reject donor organs
December 7, 2010
The shortage of donated organs makes it crucial that transplants aren't rejected, and transplant immunology is dedicated to improving those odds.
Barbara Murphy, MD, published in the New England Journal of Medicine
November 18, 2010
Barbara Murphy, MD, Chief, Division of Nephrology, co-authors Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation in HIV-Infected Recipients
Get a Sneak Peek PBS's Frontline documentary, Facing Death, before it airs in late November
November 16, 2010
In Facing Death PBS's Frontline examines "the realities of today's modern, medicalized death" in the ICU of The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Survey Shows Physicians Agree Medicare Reimbursement is Inequitable, Disagree on How to Fix It
October 26, 2010
Mount Sinai researchers have found that physicians agree Medicare reimbursement is flawed, but there is little consensus on how to reform it.
Vast Majority of Physicians Practice “Defensive Medicine” According to New Physician Survey
June 28, 2010
According to Mount Sinai researchers, a vast majority of physicians believe malpractice concerns lead to excessive tests and procedures.
The Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine held its Annual Housestaff Research Day on May 27, 2010
May 27, 2010
The Department of Medicine Research Day showcases the collaborative research efforts between faculty and trainees.
Mount Sinai Medical Center Honors Founders and Partners of the Visiting Doctors Program
April 26, 2010
The founders of The Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program were honored April 21, 2010, at a celebration and awards presentation commemorating its 15th anniversary.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Significantly Improves Its U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings
April 24, 2009
Over the past four years, Mount Sinai has improved in the U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" rankings more than any other school in the United States, jumping from 32nd to 22nd.