Academic Informatics and Technology

Historical Resources

For those interested in the history of the Mount Sinai Health System organizations, below are selected publications featuring the history of the hospitals and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Primary sources on the history of Mount Sinai are available on our Collections and Digital Collections pages.

This is a brief version of the history of the founding and early years of The Mount Sinai Hospital, written from primary resources. Access The Story of the First Fifty Years of The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1852-1902.

This contains a history of the Hospital published as part of the Hospital’s centennial celebration. View The First Hundred Years of The Mount Sinai Hospital of New York, 1852-1952.

This is an insider’s history of Base Hospital, No.3, the Mount Sinai Hospital sponsored unit in World War I. The author, Cyril Barnert, MD, was a physician in the unit. View The Mount Sinai Unit in the World War; with scenes at Base Hospital No. 3 A.E.F. at Vauclaire, Dordogne, France.

This brief timeline history of The Mount Sinai Hospital was prepared for the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Hospital. View The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1852-2002: The Sesquicentennial.

This is an illustrated timeline history of the Mount Sinai Department of Otolaryngology, tracing the medical staff, residents and scientific contributions of the Department. Access the Department of Otolaryngology: An Historical Review, 1879-2009.

This is a compilation of articles that appeared in the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine and was published separately in 2002. The editors for this volume were Jeremy Hugh Baron, DM, and Henry D. Janowitz, MD. Access Gastroenterology and Hepatology at The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1852-2000.


This list contains a complete guide to Mount Sinai Archives resources related to the history of nursing, including the records of The Mount Sinai Hospital School of Nursing and its Alumnae Association. View Nursing Resources at the Mount Sinai Archives

This article discusses the major artworks that are on display on the Mount Sinai campus on Fifth Avenue. It was written for the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine and appeared in Vol. 72 No. 6 November 2005, p.413-417.