Since 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City has been a source of major advances and milestones in medicine, including blood transfusions, flu vaccines, liver transplants, genetic research, and geriatrics. The Hospital fosters an environment in which innovation is encouraged and achieved.
A premier tertiary-care facility, The Mount Sinai Hospital draws patients from surrounding communities, across the country, and around the world. Our staff of more than 3,000 full-time and voluntary physicians treats almost 47,000 inpatients and 427,000 outpatients each year. Many of our faculty are in private practice in the neighborhoods surrounding the Hospital.
A regional center for spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation, Mount Sinai has one of the most comprehensive and innovative rehabilitation programs in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranks our programs in geriatrics, digestive disorders, neurology and neurosurgery, ear-nose-and-throat, and heart disease among the top 20 nationally.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine was the first medical school to establish a Department of Geriatrics, as well as a Departments of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. Our Cardiovascular Institute fosters an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to treating heart disease. The Hospital is also home to the world’s only center for the diagnosis and treatment if Jewish genetic diseases, such as Tay-Sachs.
The Mount Sinai Hospital is part of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, which also includes Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Awards & Recognitions
- Top 20 Hospitals in America, U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2009-10 and 2011-12
- Magnet Award in Nursing, the highest level of recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, redesignation for 2009-2013
- Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
- Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification, Joint Commission and New York State Department of Health
- Ventricular Assist Device Advanced Certification, Joint Commission
The investigational drug coordinator supports the medical school and the hospital in the vast field of clinical research. We review all investigator-initiated trials and sponsor-driven protocols that involve medications. Along with the staff in the Ambulatory and Inpatient Pharmacy, the clinical pharmacist oversees the dispensation and storage of investigational agents. The coordinator also serves as the liaison between the Department of Pharmacy and the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Research & Resources
An integral and essential part of patient care, health care professionals at Mount Sinai combine the expertise with comparison, playing an indispensable role in the life of The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Interested in joining our staff? We offer exciting opportunities in nursing, pharmacy, and social work among other fields.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center offers many education programs through Nursing Education and The School of Continuing Education in Nursing. Programs are designed for orientation, staff development, and continuing education, as well as clinical initiatives. In addition, you can find information about The Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Nursing’s scholarships for BSN students and programs for The Mount Sinai Hospital’s School of Nursing Alumnae Association.
Referral & Patient Transfer
Our “one-call” Inter-Hospital Transfer Service offers a streamlined referral process that ensures quick and easy admission to The Mount Sinai Hospital. Highly trained coordinators assist with admission processing, bed assignment, and transportation services, including specialized transport at basic or advanced cardiac support levels. We also accept pediatric patients.