At the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), we nurture creative minds and encourage bold thinking to fundamentally change the face of medicine.
We are dedicated to helping you become world-class physicians and scientists. You will receive personal support as well as individualized clinical, scientific, and educational opportunities to help you improve the lives of patients and communities.
ISMMS is the medical and graduate school for the Mount Sinai Health System, the largest health care network in New York where our students are exposed to unparalleled clinical opportunities. Our goal is to help you become leaders in your field of study and change agents who will revolutionize health care and research.
Situated at the intersection of East Harlem and the Upper East Side, ISMMS shares an eight square block radius with The Mount Sinai Hospital, integrating academic and clinical excellence in a one-of-a-kind setting, New York City. NYC offers a level of diversity unlike any other city in the world and gives you the unique opportunity to interact and share experiences with people of every cultural background.
Our mission is to produce physicians and scientists who are prepared to enter society as informed advocates and activists, able to advance clinical care and science, and capable of promoting positive change.
Ranked among the nation’s top medical programs by U.S. News and World Report, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai prepares you for the immediate challenges and future opportunities of practicing medicine and biomedical research.
Our program is built on a foundation of scientific and clinical expertise. You have the flexibility to individualize your curriculum to allow you to pursue endeavors meaningful to your field of interest, including scholarly years and specialty programs. Our program is progressive and designed to maximize learning using the most technologically advanced, science-based education. You have the opportunity to work with our esteemed faculty practice and promote rigorous scholarship, self-expression, discovery, and service to the community. We are dedicated to helping you pursue your medical ambitions within a highly collaborative learning environment.
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
At the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, we prepare you with the skills to become critical thinkers, leaders, and change-makers in the ever-evolving world of biomedical sciences, public health policy, and health care.
As a student at our Graduate School, you will work closely with some of the nation’s top researchers and join a community of scholars, who make strategic and meaningful connections between science, medicine, education, and health care delivery. Our program prepares graduates to pursue research positions in academia, health care, consulting, finance, medical and scientific writing, government, and non-profit organizations.
Our MD/PhD Program provides the training you need to succeed as a physician scientist. Our program is self-directed, allowing you to choose your own multidisciplinary training area, curriculum, and thesis research. Training begins with a laboratory rotation of your choice during the summer before your first year of medical school.
Our integrated MD/PhD curriculum builds on the medical school curriculum using a series of lectures, tutorials, and graduate-level journal clubs. This is designed to help you develop your analytical thinking skills and introduce you to current disease-oriented research issues.