1. About
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The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai leadership team is comprised of world-class clinicians, scientists, educators, and administrators, all experts and innovators in their fields.

Our executive leaders and deans envision and actualize strategic goals for the Icahn School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Health System.

Brendan Carr, MD, MA, MS
Chief Executive Officer, Mount Sinai Health System
(212) 824-8055

Dennis S. Charney, MD
Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and
President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System

Judith A. Aberg, MD, FIDSA, FACP
Dean of System Operations for Clinical Sciences

Gary C. Butts, MD
Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy, and Community Affairs

Yvette Calderon, MD, MS
Dean and Vice President for Equity in Clinical Care

Kelly Cassano, DO
Dean for Clinical Affairs

Judy H. Cho
Dean of Translational Genetics

Angela Diaz, MD, PhD, MPH
Dean of Global Health, Social Justice, and Human Rights

Michal A. Elovitz, MD
Dean for Women’s Health Research

Beth Essig, Esq.
General Counsel

David A. Feinberg
Dean for Marketing and Communications

Marta Filizola, PhD
Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences 

Scott L. Friedman, MD
Dean for Collaborative Research and Partnerships

Thomas Fuchs, DSc
Dean for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health

Bruce D. Gelb, MD
Dean for Child Health Research

Carol Horowitz, MD, MPH
Dean for Gender Equity in Science and Medicine

Patricia Kovatch
Dean for Scientific Computing and Data

Paul Lawrence, MFA
Dean, Scholarly and Research Technologies

Mark Lebwohl, MD
Dean for Clinical Therapeutics

Michael Leitman, MD
Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Erik Lium, PhD
Executive Vice President, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners

Miriam Merad, MD, PhD
Dean for Translation Research and Therapeutic Innovation

Sarah Millar, PhD
Dean for Basic Science

Reginald Miller, DVM
Dean for Research Operations and Infrastructure

Jasmin Moshirpur, MD
Dean for Elmhurst and Queens Programs

Eric J. Nestler, MD, PhD
Dean for Academic Affairs
Chief Scientific Officer

Caryn Tiger Paillex
Dean for Faculty, Staff, & Trainee Relations

Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD
Dean for Cancer Research

Shema B. Patel
Dean for Faculty Affairs and Administration

Jonathan Ripp, MD, MPH
Dean for Well-Being and Resilience

Matthew Rosamond
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Phyllis Schnepf, MS
Dean for Education and Research Administration

Samin Sharma, MD
Dean of International Clinical Affiliations

Jeffrey Silberstein, MBA
Dean for Operations

Rhoda Sperling, MD
Dean For Industry Engagement and Conflicts of Interest

David C. Thomas, MD, MHPE
Dean of Medical Education

​Rosalind Wright, MD, MPH
Dean for Public Health

Former deans who continue to play an active role at Icahn Mount Sinai may be honored with an emeritus dean title.

Nathan Kase, MD
Dean Emeritus

David Muller, MD
Dean Emeritus of Medical Education

Our Senior Associate Deans launch and guide a broad range of educational, research, and clinical programs.

Saadia Akhtar, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Trainee Well-being and Resilience

Stephanie Autenrieth, MEd
Senior Associate Dean for Enrollment Services

Margaret Baron, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Basic and Clinical Research Training

Alexis Colvin, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Alumni Affairs

Tara Cunningham, EdD, MS
Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Eric M. Genden, MD, MHCA, FACS
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Carol C. Gregorio, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Basic Science

Basil Hanss, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Career Development

Jenny J. Lin, MD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for the Office of Gender Equity in Science and Medicine

Adriana K. Malone, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Glenn Martin, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Human Subjects Research

Jessica Moise
Senior Associate Dean for Sponsored Programs

Brian J. Nickerson, JD, PhD, MPA
Senior Associate Dean for Master's Programs

Matthew O'Connell, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for PhD Programs

Ann-Gel Palermo, Dr PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion in Biomedical Education

Valerie Parkas, MD
Senior Associate Dean of Admissions and Recruitment

Lauren Peccoralo, MD, MPH  
Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Well-Being and Development

Rachel Posner, MPA
Senior Associate Dean for Research Administration 

Jessica Reid-Adam, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Graduate Medical Education

Michelle Sainté Willis
Senior Associate Dean for Academic Administration

Rainier P. Soriano, MD
Senior Associate Dean for Curricular Affairs in Medical Education

Toni A. Stern, MD, MBA
Senior Associate Dean for Gender Equity in Clinical Affairs

Talia H. Swartz, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for MD/PhD Education

Hamel Vyas, JD
Senior Associate Dean for International Personnel

Integral to institutional advancement, our Associate Deans oversee numerous departmental initiatives.

Shashi Anand
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education

Theodore C. Bania, MD, MS
Associate Dean for Human Subjects Research

Frank H. Basloe
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Matt Cipriano, MA
Associate Dean for Graduate School Administration

Robert Fallar, PhD
Associate Dean of Assessment and Evaluation

Joshua Forcum, JD
Associate Dean for Elmhurst and Queens Programs
(718) 334-4849

Alicia Hurtado, MD
Associate Dean for Medical Student Wellness and Student Affairs

Lori Jennex, MA, CIP
Associate Dean, Program for the Protection of Human Subjects

Kristine Markovich Alpi, MLS, MPH, PhD, FMLA, AHIP
Associate Dean of Libraries & Information Sciences

Sharon Mias
Associate Dean for Cancer Program Operations

Ashish Narayan, MS, MBA
Associate Dean of Research IT Administration

Mary Sano, PhD
Associate Dean for Clinical Research

Brijen J. Shah, MD
Associate Dean for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety in Graduate Medical Education

Neomi A. Shah, MD, MPH, MSC
Associate Dean for Faculty Career Advancement

Daniel I Steinberg, MD
Associate Dean for Quality and Patient Safety in Graduate Medical Education

Associate Dean of Design and Resource Management 

Dagnia Zeidlickis, MA
Associate Dean for Communications

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