Mount Sinai Graduates Score Top Assignments in Nationwide Residency Match

In a celebratory tradition known as “Match Day,” Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai students matched to some of the nation’s most competitive residency programs.

New York, NY
 – March 20, 2013 /Press Release/  –– 

In a celebratory tradition known as “Match Day,” 139 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai students matched to some of the nation’s most competitive residency programs, including Massachusetts General Hospital; Yale-New Haven Hospital; Johns Hopkins University Hospital; Duke University Medical Center; Vanderbilt University; University of California, San Francisco Medical Center; and Stanford University. Thirty-nine students will remain at Mount Sinai to continue their training.

The students will bring their accomplishments in the classroom, the laboratory, and the community to more than 20 areas, with the most popular being Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and General Surgery. More than half of Mount Sinai’s students matched to the nation’s top 20 academic medical centers, including Mount Sinai.

“The Class of 2013 embodies Mount Sinai’s entrepreneurial spirit and our leadership in research and innovative patient care,” said Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. “I am confident this distinguished group of students will make an indelible mark on the practice of medicine.”

Graduates from prestigious programs including University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and Stanford University School of Medicine have been matched to Mount Sinai as well.

The National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) is a private, not-for-profit organization that conducts the annual Match by using a computerized mathematical algorithm to align the preferences of applicants with the preferences of residency programs available at U.S. teaching hospitals. NRMP reports that more than 17,487 U.S. medical school seniors participated in Match Day this year.

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About The Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses both The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Established in 1968, the Icahn School of Medicine is one of the leading medical schools in the United States, and is noted for innovation in education, biomedical research, clinical care delivery, and local and global community service. It has more than 3,400 faculty in 32 departments and 14 research institutes, and ranks among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and by U.S. News & World Report.

The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility and one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked The Mount Sinai Hospital 14th on its elite Honor Roll of the nation’s top hospitals based on reputation, safety, and other patient-care factors.  Mount Sinai is one of 12 integrated academic medical centers whose medical school ranks among the top 20 in NIH funding and by  U.S. News & World Report and whose hospital is on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll.  Nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients last year, and approximately 560,000 outpatient visits took place.

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