Inside Mount Sinai

In this issue:

  • The Mount Sinai Health System recently opened the first multidisciplinary Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery (CTMS) in the United States.
    Sidebar: Two patients at Mount Sinai’s CTMS discuss their journeys, one has transitioned from a woman to a man and the other is about to transition from a man to a woman.
  • Kravis Children’s Hospital ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties and has launched an alliance with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in oncology and other areas.
  • Mount Sinai St. Luke’s will begin work this fall on a 17-floor ambulatory pavilion that will expand the primary, preventive, and specialty care available to people living and working on the Upper West Side.
  • Kravis Children’s Hospital recently opened its newly constructed Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder Newborn Intensive Care Unit.

Around the Health System:

Mount Sinai has formed a new partnership with CVS Health for bedside delivery of medication;Kelly Hyles, a high school senior who last year participated in the Icahn School of Medicine’s program at the Center for Excellence in Youth Education, recently was accepted for admission to all eight Ivy League universities; and The Mount Sinai Auxiliary Board marked its 100th anniversary by awarding The Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Social Work a $300,000 grant to advance education.

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