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Andy Jagoda

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  • American Board of Emergency Medicine


  • MD, Georgetown Univ. School of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Naval Hospital Bethesda (NHB)

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine
    Georgetown University Hospital


    Andy Jagoda, MD, is Professor and Chair in the Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  He received his medical degree from Georgetown University in 1982, and completed his Emergency Medicine residency at the Georgetown/George Washington/MIEMMS joint program in 1987.  Dr. Jagoda spent a total of 13 years in the Navy serving in Desert Shield / Desert Storm  for which he received a Navy Commendation Medal for “meritorious service.”  Dr. Jagoda joined Mount Sinai in 1995 to help build the newly established Academic Department of Emergency Medicine: Over the past 20 years he has been instrumental in helping to make the Department one of the leading programs in the country; the residency is currently ranked #1 in New York by Doximity, and ranked #4 in the country in Emergency Medicine NIH funding. 

    Dr. Jagoda is nationally recognized for his involvement in Emergency Medicine education and for his work in the area of neurologic emergencies.  He has co-edited nine books including Mosby’s Neurologic Emergencies  which is in its third edition; and Rosen's textbook of Emergency Medicine which is going into its 9th edition.  He has guest edited 4 issues of the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine.  He is on a number of editorial boards and is the Editor-in-chief of a NLM indexed monthly publication, Emergency Medicine Practice, which has over 100,000 web visits a month.  He is the past-Chair of the ACEP Clinical Policies Committee and nationally recognized for the impact he has had on implementing evidence based guideline methodology.  Dr. Jagoda is a member of the Executive Committee of the Brain Attack Coalition at the NINDS.  He is on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Education and Research in Neurologic Emergencies. He is on the advisory boards for the Brain Trauma Foundation, and is team leader for an NFL Neurotrauma Consultants team.  He isthe ACEP ambassador to Italy and has been involved in the development of Emergency Medicine in Italy and Holland.    He was inducted as a "Master Educator" into the Mount Sinai Institute for Medical Education in 2009; received the 2011 Mount Sinai Alumni Association "Achievement in Medical Education" award; and in 2011 he was presented with the NYACEP “Physician of the Year Award.”  Dr. Jagoda currently serves as the President of the Association for Academic Chairs in Emergency Medicine.


    Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:


    DoD Executive Steering Committee Concussion Definition Task Force co-chair

    CDC Pediatric Head Injury Task Force

    EMS Director, Brain Trauma Foundation

    Advisory Board, Brain Trauma Foundation

    Major League Baseball, TBI Advisory Board

    Executive Board, Brain Attack Coalition, NINDS / NIH

    Executive Board, Foundation for Education and Research in Neurologic Emergencies

    Advisory Board, Indian Head Injury Foundation

    NINDS mTBI Common Data Elements task force

    ACEP Clinical Policies Seizure SubCommittee

    NFL NeuroTrauma Consultant Team Leader


    Editor-in-Chief / Editorial Boards:

    Editor in Chief, Emergency Medicine Practice

    Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice Editorial Board

    Emergency Medicine Practice Guidelines Editorial Board

    EM Critical Care Editorial Board

    Annals of Emergency Medicine Editorial Board

    ACEP News Editorial Board

    Australiasian Journal of Emergency Medicine Editorial Board





  • 2014 -
    2014 NYC Super Doctor


Jagoda A, Teran F, Harper K. Seizure management in the Emergency Department. Emerg Med Practice 2015; 1: 1-26.

Charney N, Ghajar J, Jagoda A. Concussion guidelines step 1: Systematic review of prevalent indicator. Neurosurg 2014; 75(Suppl 1): S3-S15.

N C, J G, A J. Executive summary of concusion guideliines tep 1: Systematic review of prevlaent indicators. Neursurg 2014; 75(Suppl 1): S1-S2.

Huff J, Melnick E, Tomaszewski C, Thiessen M, Jagoda A. Clinical Policy: Use of intravenous TPA for the management of acute ischemic stroke in the Emergenyc Department. Ann Emerg Med 2014; 63: 436-447.

Marx J, Walls R, Hockberger R, Jagoda A, e. Rosen's Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. Philadelphia, Elsevier;.

Seder DB, Riker RR, Jagoda A. Emergency neurolocial life support: Airway, ventialtion, and sedation. Neurocrit Care 2012 September; 17(Suppl 1): 4-20.

Alberts MJ, Latchaw RE, Jagoda A. Revised and updated recommendations for the establishment of primary stroke centers: a summary statement from the brain attack coalition. Stroke 2011 Sept; 42(9): 2651-2665.

Jagoda A. Diagnosis and management of new onset seizures in the Emergency Department. Emerg Med Clin No Amer 2011; 29: 41-49.

Jagoda A, Sloan E. Seizures in the Emergency Department. In: Philadelphia, Elsevier; 2011. ppvol 29.

Jagoda A. Mild traumatic brain injury. Psych Clin No Amer 2010; 33: 797-806.

Riggio S, Jagoda A. Traumatic Brain Injury. In: Philadelphia, Elsevier; 2010. ppvol. 33.

Jagoda A. Good Housekeeping Family First Aid Handbook, 2nd Edition. Hearst Publishers;.

Henry G, Jagoda A, Little N, Pelligrino T. Neurologic Emergencies. New York, McGraw Hill;.

Jagoda A, Sloan . Seizure Management in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med (Suppl) 2008 Summer;.

Jagoda A. TIA Diagnosis and Management in the Emergency Department. Ann Emerg Med (Suppl) 2008 Summer;.

Jagoda A. Brain Trauma Foundation Writing Team. Guidelines for prehospital management of severe traumatic brain injury. Prehospital Emergency Care 2007; 12 (supplement): S1-S50.

Napoli A, Jagoda A. Clinical Policies: Their history, future, medical legal implications, and growing importance to physicians. J Emerg Med 2007; 33: 425-432.

Hermann L, Jagoda A. Cardiac Emergencies Part I. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2006; 73(1).

Hermann L, Jagoda A. Cardiac Emergencies Part II. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2006; 73(2).

Jagoda A, Cantrill S, Wears R, Valadka A, Gallagher EJ, Gottesfeld SH, Pietrzak MP, Bolden J, Bruns JJ Jr., Zimmerman R, American College of Emergency Physicians . Clinical Policy: Neuroimaging and decisionmaking in adult mild traumatic brain injury in the acute setting. Ann Emerg Med 2002; 40: 231-249.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Jagoda during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.


  • Banyan Biomarkers; Pfizer Inc.; Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; UCB S.A.

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