About the Neuroradiology Fellowship Program
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai ranks in the top 20 of all accredited U.S. Medical Schools in the most recent 2013-2014 U.S. News & World Report annual survey on "America’s Best Graduate Schools." The school is also among the top 20 in NIH funding among medical schools nationwide, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. This year, The Mount Sinai Hospital was ranked among the top hospitals in the nation in the 2013-2014 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report in several specialties, including Neurology, Neurosurgery and Head & Neck Surgery/Otolaryngology. These programs provide a high volume of interesting and unique imaging cases in the Division of Neuroradiology.
The Neuroradiology Fellowship Program at Mount Sinai has trained many successful academic and private practice neuroradiologists. Our faculty—including Drs. Burton Drayer, Thomas Naidich and Peter Som—are perennial leaders in the field who play an integral part of the training and education of our fellows.
Diversity of Experience
The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed urban hospital known internationally for delivering the most sophisticated and advanced medical care available. The Hospital provides primary, secondary and tertiary care to local residents and to patients referred from around the world. Located on the border of East Harlem and the Upper East Side, the Hospital attracts a highly diverse patient population from among the most disadvantaged and the wealthiest communities in the nation. This broad socioeconomic sampling exposes trainees to a broad spectrum of pathologies.
In the Neurology Fellowship Program, trainees gain exposure to a robust variety of cases and imaging techniques. The Department of Radiology maintains the latest CT, MR and PET equipment as well as advanced post-processing software on both dedicated workstations and network-access platforms. The most recent installations include PET-MR and 7T MRI scanners. In addition to imaging and advanced imaging interpretation, trainees also gain significant and broad exposure to a variety of neurointerventional and neuroradiologic procedures.