Artificial intelligence (AI) has the ability to transform society and healthcare. There is no area where AI can achieve a bigger impact than in science and medicine. Advances in computing power, learning algorithms, big data, and other technologies have the potential to make the world a happier, healthier place. Mount Sinai would like to ensure that the most brilliant minds in machine learning can focus on the development of in artificial intelligence for human health.

The Windreich Department of Artificial Intelligence and Human Health at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is the foremost department of its kind within a medical school. Our goal is to make the tools and techniques of AI available to all Mount Sinai researchers and physicians throughout the Health System’s eight hospitals and 400-plus ambulatory clinics.

To help build a world-class research program for AI- and data-driven innovation in human health, the department offers the Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Human Health Fellowship. Our aim is to embed talented early-career machine-learning scientists across our health system, focusing on clinically relevant questions. We aim to reduce health disparities in our communities, improving patient outcomes, and propel science forward to new frontiers.

Throughout the duration of their tenure, all Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Human Health Fellows are expected to develop solid research programs, submit initial NIH grants, recognize Schmidt Sciences in research publications, and, ideally, become Assistant Professors within the Icahn School of Medicine upon the successful completion of their fellowship.