The Tisch Cancer Institute

Training and Education

At The Tisch Cancer Institute, the following degree granting programs, post doctoral training opportunities, clinical oncology training programs, and educational forums are available. 

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) offers the following the degree granting programs:

MD and PhD Programs

  • MD Program
  • MD/PhD Program
    • Google Health Sciences: Doctoral Program for MD/PhD Students
  • Physician Scholars Program (PhD)
  • PhD in Neuroscience
    • Molecular, Cellular, Systems, and Behavioral Neuroscience MTA
  • PhD in Biomedical Sciences, including tracks in:   
    • Biophysics & Systems Pharmacology MTA
    • Cancer Biology MTA
    • Developmental and Stem Cell Biology MTA
    • Genetics and Genomics Sciences MTA
    • Immunology MTA
    • Microbiology MTA

Masters Programs

  • Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences
  • Master of Science in Biostatistics
  • Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
  • Master of Science in Health Care Delivery (Midcareer)
  • Master of Science in Informatics
  • Master of Public Health (MPH), including:
    • General Public Health
    • Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
    • Occupational & Environmental Medicine
    • Global Health
    • Outcomes Research
    • Biostatistics
    • Epidemiology
    • Health Care Management

Clinical Research Education Program

Contact the Clinical Research Education Program

  • Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP)
  • Master of Science in Clinical & Translational Research (MSCTR)
  • MD/MSCTR Dual Degree (PORTAL)
  • PhD in Clinical & Translational Science (PhD CTS) 

Four tracks are offered within the MSCR and PhDCR programs:

  • Bench to Bedside: Translational Oncology
  • Interventional Therapeutic and Device Clinical Trials: Regulatory Science
  • Population, Outcomes and Implementation Research: Quality Improvement
  • Molecular & Genetic Epidemiology

The ISMMS offers the following postdoctoral training opportunities:

  • NCI T32 – Cancer Biology
    • Principal Investigator: Stuart Aaronson
  • NIH T32 – Immunobiology
    • Principal Investigator: Sergio Lira
  • NIH T 32- Transplant Immunology
    • Principal Investigator: Peter Heeger    
  • Collaboration with RPI – Biotechnology Center

The ISMMS offers the following educational clubs, seminars, workshops, and other educational forums:

  • Cancer Club
  • Cancer Biology Annual Retreat
  • Tumor Immunology Seminar Series
  • Hematology and Oncology Research Seminars
  • Disease Focused Groups
  • Disease Focused Tumor Boards
  • Hematology/Medical Oncology Tumor Board
  • Frontiers in Oncology Seminar Series
  • Bioinformatics Café
  • Epigenetics Seminar Series
  • Clinical Trial Science Meetings
  • Cancer Research Breakfast Meetings
  • STAT Chat & Journal Club
  • SINAInnovations Symposiums
  • CePORTED Symposiums
  • Academic Writing Workshop
  • Grant Writing Workshops
  • A Primer in Biostatistics and SAS Programming
  • Summer Workshop in Clinical Research
  • “Reach for your first K” Program
  • “Reach for your first R” Program
  • “Meet the Expert” monthly forum
  • Special symposiums held throughout the year