Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University (MSSM) is an American medical school in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, currently ranked among the top 20 medical schools in the United States. MSSM was chartered by Mount Sinai Hospital in 1963.
MSSM and the Mount Sinai Hospital occupy a four-block area adjacent to Central Park on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, with architecture designed by I.M. Pei. MSSM and Mount Sinai Hospital comprise the Mount Sinai Medical Center, of which Kenneth L. Davis, MD, is the president and CEO.
MSSM is in the top-tier of programs in the U.S., currently ranked 18th overall in the 2011 edition of U.S. News & World Report best medical schools for research; no other medical school in the U.S. has risen so quickly over the past five years.
The first U.S. medical school to establish a Department of Geriatrics, MSSM is ranked 2nd in geriatrics by U.S. News & World Report.
MSSM is ranked 18th among medical schools in the U.S. receiving NIH grants, and 3rd in NIH research dollars per faculty member.
MSSM’s PhD program is ranked 3rd among 53 U.S. institutions in a survey conducted by Academic Analytics in 2008 and 7th on the organization’s list of top 20 specialized research universities in biomedical health sciences.
The Scientist magazine ranked MSSM 15th overall in its 2009 “Best Places to Work in Academia” survey.
According to an American Medical Student Association survey, MSSM is one of eight medical schools in the U.S. to receive an “A” for its conflicts of interest policies relating to pharmaceutical industry marketing.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine was the sole recipient of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)’s Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service in 2009.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine has been named to the first-ever President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The Mount Sinai Simulation HELPS Center (Human Emulation, Education and Evaluation Lab for Patient Safety and Professional Study), housed in the Department of Anesthesiology, recently received accreditation by the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Simulation Education Program and is one of only 18 programs in the country to earn this distinction.
MSSM’s Morchand Center for Clinical Competence, a state-of-the-art standardized patient center, was featured on the television show Seinfeld, where Cosmo Kramer plays a patient actor with gonorrhea.
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