Health Services and Wellness

Health Services and Wellness

Staying healthy both physically and mentally is important to maintaining your work schedule and keeping up with your career goals. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is dedicated to providing you with the resources you need to accomplish this.  

Mental Health Program

Student Trainee Mental Health service (STMH) provides initial consultations, ongoing psychotherapy and medication management for Postdoctoral Fellows in need of mental health support. Psychiatrists and Psychologists are available during regular business hours and on some evenings during the week.

For appointments, STMH can be reached by calling 212-659-8805, or emailing

After 5 pm (for urgent, crisis situations): Tel: 212-241-1300, ID#8430

If it is an emergency go to the Emergency Room, call 911, or contact the psychiatrist on-call through the page operator 212-241-5581

More information about STMH can be found at this website

Fitness and Well Being

Living in New York City has so many advantages, access to parks and recreation areas among them. ISMMS is lucky to be located within easy reach of many places where you can exercise, work out, play sports, meditate, and buy fresh, nutritious food, some of it grown and produced within easy reach of the city.


The Postdoc Office and the Graduate School have arranged to have free one-day passes to the 92nd Street Y, an outstanding health, fitness, and sports facility, located at 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue. Each month, the registration link will be updated for the Y Pass registration. Instructions concerning the registration link for the Y Pass will be sent out on the Postdoc Listserv every month.