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
  • PhD Basic Sciences, including tracks in:   
    • Cancer Biology
    • Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
    • Genetics and Genomics Sciences
    • Immunology
    • Systems Biology of Disease and Therapeutics
    • Structural and Chemical Biology
    • Design, Technology, Innovation (DTE)

Masters Programs

  • Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences
  • Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
  • Master of Science in Health Care Delivery
  • Master of Public Health (MPH), including:
    • Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
    • 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 Research (MSCR)
  • MD/MSCR Dual Degree (PORTAL)
  • PhD in Clinical Research (PhDCR) 

Four tracks are offered within the MSCR and PhDCR programs:

  • Translational Research: Bench to Bedside
  • Interventional Drug and Device Clinical Trials
  • Population, Outcomes and Implementation Research
  • Molecular 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
  • Oncological Sciences Weekly Seminar
  • Tumor Immunology Seminar Series
  • Hematology and Oncology Research Seminars
  • Institute for Translational Epidemiology Series
  • Frontiers in Oncology Seminar Series
  • Bioinformatics Café
  • Epigenetics Seminar Series
  • Clinical Trial Science Meetings
  • Cancer Research Breakfast Meetings
  • Biostatistics Journal Club
  • STAT Chat
  • 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