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
Applicants should be board-certified
in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and will be eligible for an
academic appointment commensurate with level of experience.
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. 18 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, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and in the top 50 in six other specialties in the 2018-2019 "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 11th nationally for Ophthalmology and 44th for Ear, Nose, and Throat. 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 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.
Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with
Cover Letter to:
Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System