The candidate should have demonstrated interest and documented experience in diabetes management, teaching and clinical research activities. The medical director will be supervising 7 physicians and 8 certified diabetes educators and play an important role in educating endocrinology fellows and medical residents. As such, the medical director is responsible for maintaining productivity and growth for the affiliated practices, the highly successful obesity program as well as the inpatient endocrinology and diabetes services at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West. Collaboration across specialties and an interest in clinical and / or translational research are expected. This position comes with considerable opportunity for professional growth and concrete opportunities for promotion over time.
The Division at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and West is an integral part of the renowned Mount Sinai Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Diseases as well as the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute which are among the highest-ranked in the country for quality, reputation and NIH funding, thus offering remarkable opportunities for academic growth and research. In addition, the medical director plays in important role in overseeing unique assets for metabolic assessment and will have access to exceptional resources offered by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, such as a large Biobank, extensive population health tools with access to over 100,000 diabetes patients and an opportunity to collaborate with the best minds in the field and across specialties.
Applicants should be board-certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and will be eligible for an academic appointment commensurate with level of experience.
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, 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 System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven 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, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System