Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS or Mount Sinai), formerly the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, is a private medical school in New York City, New York, United States. The school is the academic teaching arm of the Mount Sinai Health System, which manages eight hospital campuses in the New York metropolitan area, including Mount Sinai Hospital and the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Former names
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
TypePrivate medical school
Established1963; 60 years ago (1963)
Parent institution
Mount Sinai Health System
Endowment$1.7 billion (2017)[1]
DeanDennis S. Charney
President & CEOKenneth L. Davis
Academic staff
1,650+ full-time[2]
6,000+ total[3]
Students560+ MD students
90+ MD/PhD students
270+ PhD students[3]
Location, ,
United States

Mount Sinai is ranked #11 among American medical schools by the 2023 U.S. News & World Report.[4] In 2021, it was ranked 15th [5] in the country for biomedical research and leads the country in research funding from the National Institutes of Health for neuroscience (#2) and genetics (#2).[6] It attracted over $400 million in total NIH funding in 2021.[5] Mount Sinai's faculty includes 23 elected members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine[7] and 40 members of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.[8]

In 2018, the MD program matriculated 140 students from 6,156 applicants.[9] The median undergraduate GPA of matriculants is 3.84, and the median Medical College Admission Test score is in the 95th percentile.[5] The Medical Scientist Training Program is currently training over 90 MD/PhD students. As one of the most selective medical schools in the U.S., Mount Sinai received 8,276 applications for approximately 140 MD and MD/PhD positions for the 2021–2022 academic year.[5]