The Mount Sinai Hospital Achieves Honor Roll Status, Ranked 16th in the Nation by U.S. News and World Report
July 15, 2014
By earning "top rankings" in six medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved “Honor Roll” status in this year's U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" guidebook.
$10 Million Gift from Patty and Jay Baker Will Transform Mount Sinai's Palliative Care National Centers
March 20, 2014
Newly named 'Patty and Jay Baker National Palliative Care Center' to be dedicated at Mount Sinai.
U.S. News and World Report - "Fixing End-of-Life Care"
November 5, 2013
Experts at the U.S. News & World Report Hospital of Tomorrow conference, including Mount Sinai’s Diane Meier, MD, discussed how health care professionals can better manage palliative care.
Two Mount Sinai Physicians Elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 24, 2013
Diane E. Meier, MD and Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, recognized for Outstanding Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service.
AAHPM - Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP and R. Sean Morrison, MD: "Hospice and Palliative Medicine Visionaries: How They Inspire Others"
October 4, 2013
Chosen as Hospice and Palliative Care "Visionaries" by members of American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Recognized by U.S. News and World Report in Annual “Best Hospitals” Rankings
July 16, 2013
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is prominently featured in U.S. News & World Report’s clinical specialty ranking of the nation’s most outstanding hospitals.
Medicare Patients Who Use Hospice Receive Better Care at a Lower Cost to the Government
March 4, 2013
The study, led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is published in the March issue of Health Affairs.
Mount Sinai’s Corita Grudzen, MD, Named a Practice Change Leader to Improve Health Care for Older Adults
January 11, 2013
National initiative aims to increase the number of health care leaders who can effectively promote innovative, high quality health care for older adults.
Diane E. Meier, MD, Receives Medal of Honor from the American Cancer Society
November 28, 2012
Dr. Meier was awarded the ACS's highest honor for pioneering leadership in bringing non-hospice palliative care into mainstream medicine.
Health Care Spending in Last Five Years of Life Exceeds Total Assets for One Quarter of Medicare Population
September 10, 2012
The findings from Mount Sinai appear online in the current issue of the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Rises to No. 14 in Best Hospitals Rankings by U.S. News and World Report
July 17, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranked 14th out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2012-2013 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report.
Mount Sinai Receives CMS Innovation Award Under the Affordable Care Act to Improve Geriatric Emergency Care
June 15, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York today received a “Health Care Innovation Award” from the Department of Health & Human Services.
Grape-Derived Compound Prevents Alzheimer's Disease Progression in Mice
May 2, 2012
Mount Sinai researchers harnessed the beneficial effects of grape-seed extract on the brain and developed a biosynthetic compound that improves cognition in mice.
Mount Sinai Opens New York City’s First Emergency Room for Geriatric Patients
April 6, 2012
The Mount Sinai Hospital, a leader in geriatric care with the most highly rated program in the country, has opened New York City’s first emergency room exclusively for patients 65 and older.
Erin DuPree, MD, and Corita Grudzen, MD, MSHS, of Mount Sinai Selected for New Innovation Advisors Program
January 26, 2012
Erin DuPree, MD, and Corita Grudzen, MD, MSHS, have been selected as inaugural members of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Innovation Advisors Program.
The Mount Sinai Stroke Center Receives "Get with the Guidelines Stroke Silver Plus Quality" Achievement Award
January 18, 2012
Award Demonstrates Mount Sinai’s Commitment to Quality Care for Stroke Patients
Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD, Named to National Board of Medical Examiners
September 22, 2011
In her new role, Dr. Leipzig will represent the Council of Medical Specialty Societies and share the viewpoints, issues, and health policy concerns of more than 700,000 medical specialists nationwide.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to Honor Roll of America’s Elite Hospitals By U.S. News and World Report
July 19, 2011
The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranks 16 out of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2011-2012 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report, and earns a spot on the “Honor Roll.”
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named One of the Best Hospitals in the United States by U.S. News and World Report
July 22, 2010
Mount Sinai tops the list for geriatrics and comes in high for numerous other specialties, including gastroenterology and cardiology.
Pilot Program Seeks to Improve Care for Older Adults
April 19, 2010
Top geriatrics specialists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins have created a pilot program that will test leading geriatric care models in hospital settings
Study Reveals That Dimebolin Therapy May Contribute to Neuron Deterioration
January 7, 2010
A study led by Mount Sinai researchers suggests that dimebolin increases levels of beta amyloid, a protein related to the plaque buildup found in the brains of people with Alzheimer's.
Mount Sinai Researchers Take Part in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Testing Gene Therapy for Alzheimer's Disease Patients
November 16, 2009
Mount Sinai School of Medicine is one of 12 sites participating in the Phase 2 study of neurological interventions for Alzheimer's disease research.
Mount Sinai Study Concludes Cognitive Testing of Elderly by Phone Is Effective Evaluation Method
September 15, 2009
Cognitive testing of the elderly by telephone is generally as effective as in-person testing, according to a study by Mount Sinai investigators.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to U.S. News Honor Roll
July 16, 2009
Mount Sinai received high marks in 11 of 16 specialties to earn its Honor Roll ranking among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 2009-2010.
Mount Sinai Researchers Find New Alzheimer's Disease Treatment Promising
July 12, 2009
Study hopes to show that the new treatment is safe and effective for stabilizing cognitive performance for patients with mild to moderate forms of Alzheimer's disease.
Mount Sinai Doctor Joins Celebrity Campaign for Medical Research Funding
May 22, 2009
Sam E. Gandy, MD, PhD, Associate Director of the Mount Sinai Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, was photographed for GQ magazine as part of a "Rock Stars of Science" public service campaign.
Martha Stewart Center for Living Geriatrics Outpatient Practice
Mobile Acute Care for the Elderly Program
Experimental Diabetes and Aging Program