Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and CEO of the Mount Sinai Health System, says the current legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act does not adequately address the needs of all the nation’s citizens. “Our most vulnerable patients should be protected, rather than harmed by public health policy,” explains Dr. Davis. “The truth is, the AHCA will cause the poorest and sickest...
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Join our #love and #loss storytelling event tomorrow, March 23 at 5pm. Learn how these stories can play a part in medicine and healing. For more information, please see flyer below. To register, please email #ForYouForLife
Staten Island transplant survivor, Michael Greene, went through two new hearts and a extra set of kidneys. Michael had his first heart transplant at the age of 8 at Mount Sinai Hospital. "All his life, Michael has lived with cardiomyopathy -- an enlargement of the heart -- one of the main reasons for his first pediatric heart transplant in 1994. " Read more: [ Link ] #ForYouForLife

On third heart, new kidney: Transplant survivor says 'I'm not special'
Ari Grinspan, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology, at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai explains why it's important to "gut it out." The gut flora is a significant role in a person's overall #health and should be kept healthy. "There is one exception: diet. What you eat affects your gut flora throughout your life. So, if you eat meat and potatoes, you'll have a...
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Gut it out: How to keep your ‘gut flora’ healthy
The New York Health Department eased requirements for gender change on birth certificates. “Access to transgender competent and affordable healthcare including hormones and surgery is both illness prevention and health promotion for transgender individuals,” said Dr. Barbara Warren, Director of LGBT Programs and Policies in Mount Sinai Health System’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Read...
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Hundreds Have Gender Changed On NYC Birth Certificates
Dr. Subhash Kini, Bariatric Surgeon at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai explains if weight-loss surgery could be for you. "For the right candidates, weight-loss surgery—also known as bariatric surgery—can yield remarkable health benefits, and even be lifesaving." Learn more: [ Link ] #ForYouForLife

Is Weight-Loss Surgery for You?
Mount Sinai Heart is excited to be attending the American College of Cardiology 2017 Scientific Session and Expo. Stop by Booth 3207! #ForYouForLife #MSHeart
The Asthma Mobile App study developed by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai merges #technology and patient data. “We now have the ability to capture rich research data from thousands of individuals to better characterize ‘real-world’ patterns of disease, wellness and behavior. This approach provides a more comprehensive and accurate view of our patients that was not feasible in the past...
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How Researchers Used A Smartphone To Study Asthma
Dr. Rupa Iyengar, a resident at Mount Sinai St. Luke's is live at #ACC17!
Mount Sinai's Department of Orthopaedics is in San Diego, California at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2017 Annual Meeting. Here are a few snapshots of the #Alumni Reunion. Photographed: Dr. James Gladstone, Dr. Leesa Galatz, Dr. Barron Lonner, Dr. Paul Cagle, Dr. Dan Smith, Dr. Brad Parsons, and Dr. Evan Flatow. #AAOS17
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai's fourth-year MD students participated in one of the most exciting days of any medical student: Match Day. The annual event—where graduating students around the country simultaneously discover which residency programs they’ve been matched to—launches students into the next steps of their medical careers. Congratulations to the Class of 2017 on matching...
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Kipp Johnson, MD/PhD Candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine, discusses his research on invasive cardiovascular angiography and intervention at #ACC17.
Kipp Johnson, MD/PhD Candidate at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will be live on Facebook at 4:15pm EST presenting on his #research at #ACC17.
Dr. Rosenson is live at #ACC17 discussing breaking news on Statin Intolerance.
We are live with Dr. Rosenson at #ACC17!
Dr. Ram Roth, MD, a board certified anesthesiologist at Mount Sinai Queens, explains his journey with a group from Mount Sinai who volunteered to bring their medical care and education services to Liberia. "Our purpose is to provide free surgical care to impoverished children and adults. We have donated our time and paid travel costs to teach local health care providers and perform surgery,...
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Blackout in Liberia | Inside Mount Sinai
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recognized women in medicine on March 1 at the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) and SinaiArts “Superwomen in White Coats: What Does the Coat Mean to You?” event. "No matter how stained or discolored it gets, our white coat serves as a symbol of the great work we will do as physicians. As women in #medicine, the white coat holds a special...
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Superwomen in White Coats
The Jacobi Medallion is one of the highest honors that Mount Sinai bestows. The winners of this prestigious award exemplify our commitment to compassionate care and to the advancement of medicine. Each year we come together to celebrate these values and to pay tribute to those men and women who make Mount Sinai the special place it is. Congratulations to the Jacobi Medallion Award recipients:...
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Living with inflammatory bowel disease and preparing for #college, or know someone who is? We are LIVE with Karen J. Conlon, LMSW, #IBD Social Worker at the Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Clinical Center and James F. Marion, MD, Professor of Medicine, Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, as they discuss ways students can reduce their...
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Congratulations to Vicki Lynn Shanker, MD, assistant professor of Neurology and Adam Levine, MD, professor of anesthesia, anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, for being honored with The Parker Palmer Courage to Teach Award. This award is given nationally to 10 clinical educators. Learn more about this honor: [ Link ]