Sabina Lim, MD, MPH Email Sabina Lim
- PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel
- Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Sabina Lim, MD MPH is the Vice-President and Chief of Strategy, Behavioral Health for the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS), and Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). Dr. Lim graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Biology, received her M.D. from SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, and her M.P.H. from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. She completed her psychiatry residency training at Yale University Department of Psychiatry, and held various clinical and administrative positions at Yale, including Executive Director of Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. She joined Mount Sinai Hospital in 2013 as Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Psychiatry, became System Chief of Clinical Operations of MSHS Behavioral Health services in 2014, and was appointed to her current roles in 2015.
Dr. Lim oversees the clinical, financial and administrative performance of the Behavioral Health services across MSHS, which includes over 350 inpatient behavioral health beds and 60 outpatient clinics/specialty programs (including the largest Opioid Treatment Program in the country), with over 1 million ambulatory visits annually. She is also the primary lead in population health/risk-based pilots and initiatives for behavioral health populations within MSHS. Dr. Lim has held numerous appointed leadership and advisory positions, including the Connecticut Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council, the American Psychiatric Association, and the New York State Value-Based Payment Advisory Councils. She has presented regionally and nationally on new behavioral health care delivery models, behavioral health integration, and the opioid epidemic. Dr. Lim has been awarded several awards and honors, including Distinguished Laughlin Fellow at the Yale University Department of Psychiatry, and the Healthcare Innovator Award by the Institute of Community Living for building innovative programs that foster integration and collaboration between academic medical centers and community organizations.
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
BS, University of Michigan
MPH, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
MD, State University of New York at Buffalo
Residency, Clinical Psychiatry
Yale University School of Medicine
Our Town Thanks You (OTTY) Award
Our Town-Upper East Side
Institute for Community Living Healthcare Innovator Award
Institute for Community Living
Yale Psychiatry Residents Association Faculty Teaching Award
Yale University Department of Psychiatry
Distinguished Laughlin Fellow
Yale University Department of Psychiatry
Korean-American Psychiatric Resident Award
Korean Neuropsychiatric Association
S. Mouchly Small, M.D. Award
SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Lim during 2020 and/or 2021. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- NYS Behavioral Health Advisory Council
- NYS Public Health and Health Planning Council
Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose
- National Center for Disaster and Mental Health
- northeast Business Group of Health
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