Inside Mount Sinai

In this issue:

  • Kravis Children’s Hospital, for the first time, reached top 20 rankings in pulmonology and nephrology, and achieved rankings in seven out of ten specialties, in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report rankings.  

  • An extraordinarily diverse collection of bacteria collected from a remote tribe of Amerindians in Venezuela is providing Jose C. Clemente, PhD, and his team of researchers at Mount Sinai with a treasure trove of information on immunities and common allergies.

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Icahn School of Medicine recently saluted 1,100 volunteers at a special breakfast in the Annenberg West Lobby.

  • More than 100 patients and donors gathered in April to learn how the Mount Sinai Health System is improving prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment through its Precision Urology program led by Ash Tewari, MD.

  • East Side Endoscopy, an affiliate of Mount Sinai Beth Israel, provided 253 free screening colonoscopy procedures in 2014, under a charity program run by the New York City Department of Health and the American Cancer Society.     

  • Around the Health System: Patricia Kovatch participates in the World Science Festival’s panel on “Women in Science”; New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai opens a Laser Vision Correction Center; Mount Sinai Heart holds system-wide blood pressure screenings; and more.    

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