• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is located in New York City and is affiliated with New York University. Mount Sinai Hospital was established in 1852, but the hospital did not have its own medical school until 1963, when it erected the Icahn School of Medicine. By 2014, the medical school had 3,500 faculty members working in 32 departments and 14 research institutions. Mount Sinai is consistently ranked as one of the top medical schools in the country. In 2005, financier Leon D. Black donated $10 million to Mount Sinai to establish the Black Family Stem Cell Institute (BFSCI), which has become a pioneer in the field of stem cell research. Using both embryonic and adult stem cells, researchers focus on extending ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles