Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM) is internationally recognized as a leader in clinical care, education, and scientific research.

The School offers medical education programs including MD Program, Humanities and Medicine Early Acceptance Program, MD - MBA Program, MD/PhD Program, Oral Surgery - MD Training Program. The Graduate School of Biological Sciences offers programs leading to the Masters degree, PhD, and a combined MD/PhD degree.

MSSM Research Institutes include Charles R. Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine; Child Health and Development Institute; Global Health & Emerging Pathogens Institute; Mount Sinai Institutes for Clinical and Translational Sciences; Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute; etc.

The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the country's oldest and largest voluntary teaching hospitals.

Rankings:

-  In the US News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools" issue for 2010, Mount Sinai School of Medicine is ranked 22nd out of 126 medical schools nationwide (tied at 22nd with Emory University in Atlanta). Criteria used in the rankings include peer assessment surveys, research activity, grade point averages, MCAT scores, and National Institutes of Health funding. In addition it is rated 2nd in geriatrics.

- The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York has been named one of the very best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2009-10 America’s Best Hospital issue, Mount Sinai ranked 19th nationally.

- It was the recipient of the 2009 Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service.

- 36th for Best Primary Care and 24th based on research among US Best Medical Schools by The Med School 100.

- Mount Sinai School of Medicine's PhD program ranked third among 53 institutions in a nationwide survey conducted by Academic Analytics (2007).

- Rated 18th among the nation's 125 medical schools in receipt of research support from National Institutes of Health (NIH). The total number of grants earned by Mount Sinai researchers in Fiscal Year 2006 (FY06) was 411.

- Received an "A" for its conflicts of interest policies relating to pharmaceutical industry marketing (American Medical Student Association survey).

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