The Mount Sinai Emergency Management program is dedicated to providing a critical response to disasters that may occur in the hospital or the community.

The program is responsible for overseeing planning, mitigation, response and recovery from incidents to ensure that the hospital is available to continue its mission to provide medical care to the community

The emphasis of the program is includes preparing and training hospital employees in their response roles, teaching employees how to prepare there homes and families to be disaster ready and working closely with city agencies to ensure that the community us aware of resources and training that may help in the event of a possible future incident.

Mount Sinai Emergency Management participates in the Greater New York Hospital Coordinating Council for Emergency Preparedness and works with the New York City DOHMH and New York State DOH The program continues to develop partnerships and seeks grant funding to enhance the readiness and training of the Mount Sinai Health System.