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Jonathan Metsch

  • CLINICAL PROFESSOR Preventive Medicine
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Biography

    Dr. Metsch is: Clinical Professor, Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Adjunct Professor, Management, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, C.U.N.Y.; and Adjunct Professor, Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration, and Rutgers School of Public Health. This academic year Dr. Metsch is teaching at the Baruch MBA Program in Health Care Administration, and in the MPA/ MPH programs at SPAA.

    While serving as President and CEO of LibertyHealth/ Jersey City Medical Center (and Associate Dean for Jersey City Medical Center, Mount Sinai School of Medicine) from 1989-2006, Jersey City Medical Center: was designated as a Regional Perinatal Center, Level II Trauma Center, Teaching Hospital Cancer Program, a Children's Hospital, and a Medical Coordination Center (for statewide disaster preparedness); started cardiac surgery/ interventional cardiology; and became a major teaching affiliate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. A total replacement hospital was opened on a new site in 2004.

    Metsch was Chairman of the Board of the New Jersey Hospital Association and served on the Boards of the Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education, the Hudson County AIDS Consortium, the State Health Planning Board, the Hudson County Perinatal Consortium, and The Hospital Alliance of New Jersey. He served on the Governor's Advisory Commission on Hospitals, the Task Force on Affordability and Accessibility of Health Care in New Jersey, the Governor’s Advisory Council on AIDS, and the Department of Human Services HMO-Hospital Workgroup.

    Metsch is a UJA-Federation of New York MAP consultant: currently serving on the Board of Hillel at Baruch and as a member of the Jewish Community Centers review team; previously serving on the Board of Associated Camps and as a member of the Food Sustainability portfolio review group.
    Recently, Jonathan served as a Board member of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest and as a Leadership Newark Coach. He was the Founder of Hudson Cradle and served on the Board of the Hudson County Child Abuse Prevention Center, and the Steering Committee of MetroWest CARES. 

    From September, 2009 to November, 2011 Jonathan was a Commissioner of the Hoboken Municipal Hospital Authority, and part of the team that “privatized” this City-owned hospital. He was also the organizer and co-chairman of the Hoboken H1N1 Swine Flu Task Force.
    From 1972-1989 Jonathan worked at The Mount Sinai Medical Center (NYC) as: a faculty member of the Baruch-Mount Sinai Graduate Program in Health Care Administration; Administrator of Mount Sinai Services, City Hospital Center at Elmhurst; Associate Dean for Administration of Mount Sinai School of Medicine; and Senior Vice President for Administration, MSMC.​​​
    From 1967-1970 Jonathan was on active duty in the U.S. Air Force leaving with the rank of Captain. 
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    Dr. Metsch earned: a B.A. from Queens College ofthe City University of New York; an M.P.A. from the University at Albany, State University of New York; and a Dr.P.H. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (from which he received the School of Public Health’s 2005 Harriet Hylton Barr Distinguished Alumni Award)

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.

Dr.Metsch is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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