- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, General Internal Medicine
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medical Education
American Board of Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine
Mount Sinai Hospital
Born at Mount Sinai, I can safely say that my roots are here at this hospital. After eight years at Yale University, where I completed my undergraduate and medical education, I returned to Mount Sinai for my Internal Medicine residency training. Now I serve as one of the Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors, a group dedicated to caring for New York's home bound population through home based primary care.
As Co-Director of the Department of Medicine's Advancing Idealism in Medicine Initiative, I help oversee a curriculum dedicated to the promotion of humanism and idealism in medicine. This curriculum includes several monthly resident luncheons and several invited lectureships that create a venue through which our trainees and faculty are exposed to role models of idealism in medical care. I also serve as Associate Director of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine's Global Health Center at the Arnhold Global Health Institute of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is dedicated to improving the health of under served communities worldwide through training and education of future leaders in Global Health practice and research. In this role I have worked and mentored trainees in assessing the health needs of disadvantaged populations in rural Brazil and Ethiopia, in establishing health education programs in Native American communities in North Dakota and providing service to immigrant populations along the U.S. - Mexico border. I also helped spearhead and coordinate several service based missions in response to the 2010 Haiti Earthquake. My primary research interest is in resident physician and well-being and presently I am assist and advise the internal medicine residency training program in efforts to promote resident wellness.
Job Burnout in Resident Physicians
Studying the factors that lead to resident distress and designing interventions to mitigate the development of burnout.
Ripp J, Bellini L, Fallar R, Bazari H, Katz J, Korenstein D. The Impact of Duty Hour Restrictions on Job Burnout in Internal Medicine Residents.. Academic Medicine 2014;.
McCormick E, Ripp J. "Dementia.". American College of Physicians 2013 October;.
Truglio J, Graziano M, Vedanthan R, Hahn S, Rios C, Hendel-Paterson B, Ripp J. Global health and primary care: increasing burden of chronic diseases and need for integrated training. Mt. Sinai J Med 2012 July; 79(4): 464-74.
Asgary R, Price J, Ripp J. Global health training starts at home: A unique US-based global health clinical elective for residents.. Medical Teacher 2012 March; 34(6): e445-51.
Brown C, Ripp J, Kazura J. Perspectives on Haiti two years after the earthquake.. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2012 January; 86(1): 5-6.
Ripp JA, Bork J, Koncicki H, Asgary R. The response of academic medical centers to the 2010 Haiti earthquake: The Mount Sinai School of Medicine experience. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2012 January; 86(1): 32-5.
Ripp J. Who do Global Health Missions Benefit More: Trainees or the Communities They Target? . Journal of Nurse Practitioners 2011 November; 7(10): 830-31.
Mazurkiewicz R, Korenstein D, Fallar R, Ripp JA. The prevalence and correlations of medical student burnout in the pre-clinical years: a cross-sectional study.. Psychology, Health & Medicine 2011 July;.
Ripp, MD, MPH J, Babyatsky, MD M, Fallar, MS R, Bazari, MD H, Bellini, MD L, Katz, MD JT. Incidence and Predictors of Job Burnout in First Year Internal Medicine Residents.. Academic Medicine 2011 October; 86(10): 1304-10.
Landrigan PJ, Ripp J, Murphy RJ, Claudio L, Jao J, Hexom B, Bloom HG, Shirazian T, Elahi E, Koplan JP. New academic partnerships in global health: Innovations at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Mt. Sinai J Med 2011 May; 78(3): 471-83.
Ripp JA, Korenstein D, Pecker M. Medical Student Burnout and Professionalism. JAMA 2011 January; 305(1): 37.
Kazura JW, Ripp J, Milhous WK. Back to the future: The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, its journal and the continuing commitment to global health.. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2011 January; 84(1): 3-4.
Ripp J, Fallar R, Babyatsky M, David R, Reich L, Korenstein D. Prevalence of Resident Burnout at the Start of Training. Teaching and Learning in Medicine 2010 July; 22(3): 172-5.
Anandaraja N, Hahn S, Hennig N, Murphy R, Ripp J. The design and implementation of a multidisciplinary global health residency tract at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.. Academic Medicine 2008 October; 83(10): 924-8.
Hahn, MD S, Anandaraja, MD N, Hennig, MD, PhD N, Ripp, MD J. Proceedings of the 5th Annual Mount Sinai Global Health Conference: . Social Medicine 2007; 3: 144-9.
Ripp JA, Masci J. . Academic Internal Medicine Insight 2006; 4(3): 1-14.
Ripp JA, Louie DC, Chan W, Nawaz H, Portlock CS. T-cell Rich B-cell Lymphoma: Clinical Distinctiveness and Response to Treatment in 45 Patients. Leukemia and Lymphoma 2002 August; 43(8): 1573-80.
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Dr. Ripp did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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