Academic Chief, Endocrinology Physician - St. Luke's & West - Manhattan, NY

Job Description

Academic Chief, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases for Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West

The Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West (MSSLW) is seeking an Academic Chief for the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases. The Division at MSSLW is an integral part of the renowned Mount Sinai Health System Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases as well as the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute, among the highest-ranked in the country for quality, reputation and NIH funding, offering remarkable opportunities for academic and clinical growth, and research. The position will be based at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital, which is central to Mount Sinai Health System’s transformation into a leader in Population Health.

The Division Chief reports to the Chair, Department of Medicine, MSSLW, while maintaining excellent collaborative engagement with the System Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases, Mount Sinai Health System. 


Administration of the Division: The chief is responsible for the overall management of the Division

Development of strategic plans and goals for the Division in alignment with those of the Department of Medicine and the System;
Oversight of all financial, operational and personnel issues within the Division;
Oversight of and responsibility for divisional faculty, including recruitment of new faculty;
Advance the national reputation of the Division through scholarship, education and innovation in the clinical environment, including as this relates to the broad System emphasis on population health management. 

Clinical Responsibilities: The Division has a long-standing commitment to the care of the communities in the catchment of the two MSSLW hospitals. The Division Chief will: 

Oversee clinical practice development, including the ongoing strategic growth of two Sinai Doctors faculty practices on the Upper West Side
Further development of an integrative patient-centered outcomes-oriented practice in close coordination with population health initiatives developed by the Health System such as the Metabolic, Body Composition and Sports Performance Clinic and the Clinical Weight Loss Program;
Maintain and further the goal of providing outstanding care to both inpatients and outpatients.

 Education and Mentoring Responsibilities:  The Division Chief will: 

Bring an established record of mentorship at all levels including the ability to foster the growth of both the Clinician-Educator and the Clinician-Researcher;
Develop new and innovative educational goals consistent with the objectives of the System GME and Department of Medicine;
Support the development and maturation of new curricula in the Endocrinology Fellowship Program at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s/West.

Qualified candidates will be Board Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism with preference given to those with advanced degrees. Substantial experience in clinical practice development, mentorship and faculty management are highly desired. Experience and achievement suitable for faculty appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai at the Associate Professor or Professor rank. 

Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are member hospitals of the Mount Sinai Health System, which encompasses the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Department of Medicine is the largest academic department at MSSLW.

About the Mount Sinai Health System:

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.


Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:

Alex Cano

Executive Director Physician Recruitment

Mount Sinai Health System

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