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2014-04-14 23:05:57

Six Mount Sinai Expert Guides use apps and digital content to support a new generation of physicians New York (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Wiley has teamed up with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, one of the world's leading medical institutions, to create a series of expert guides for medical trainees, research fellows and practicing physicians. The six Mount Sinai Expert Guides combine the expertise of the medical faculty with new online platforms and mobile apps, creating...

2014-04-08 23:00:10

Dr. Ali G. Gharavi, a leading kidney disease researcher, has been appointed chief of the division of nephrology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Gharavi, also an associate professor of medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and director of its renal physiology and pathophysiology course, joined NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia in 2003. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 New Nephrology Chief Named at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia...

2014-03-31 13:41:48

The 6-month follow-up data from the METOCARD-CNIC trial are published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology The initial results of this trial were published a few months ago (Circulation. 2013;128:1495-1503), and showed that patients who received this treatment during emergency transit to hospital had much smaller amounts of dead heart muscle than those randomly assigned to receive no treatment. The new study shows that the proportion of patients with a severely...

2014-02-11 10:42:18

Reduces ED length of stay, can avoid radiation from CT scans Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers. Bedside ultrasound, often referred to as point-of-care ultrasonography, has a specificity of about 94%, meaning that it misses few cases, , the Mt. Sinai researchers add. Results from the study are published online...

2013-12-20 23:01:49

Dr. Butts also named Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy and Community Affairs for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Gary C. Butts, MD, currently the Director of the Mount Sinai Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs and a pediatrician holding professorships in Medical Education, Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been appointed Chief Diversity and Inclusion...

2013-11-27 23:01:53

UNE Names Renowned Geriatrician, Educator and Health Care Leader John W. Rowe, MD as Recipient Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Renowned geriatrician, educator and health care leader John W. Rowe, MD has been named the recipient of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine 2013-14 Humanism in Aging Leadership Award. The award ceremony takes place at noon on December 9, 2013 at the Alfond Center for the Health Sciences, Lecture Hall 304, on UNE’s Biddeford...

2013-11-13 23:04:24

Major League Baseball’s EVP of Baseball Operations Joe Torre, New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah, MD, and US Navy’s Rear Admiral Scott P. Moore To Headline As Speakers New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is hosting its second annual SINAInnovations event, and bringing together leaders from medicine, engineering, professional baseball, the performing arts, and the military to discuss the power of teamwork. “SINAInnovations:...

2013-10-24 23:02:41

Diane E. Meier, MD and Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, recognized for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Two Mount Sinai physicians have been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The two Mount Sinai honorees, recognized for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service, are:...

2013-10-11 23:03:16

Dr. Kenny Plans to Build a Hub for Small Molecule Development and Next Generation Therapeutics New York, NY (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Paul J. Kenny, PhD, has been named Chairman of the Dorothy H. and Lewis Rosenstiel Department of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics, and Ward-Coleman Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, according to an announcement today by Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and...

2013-10-08 23:03:14

He has served in an interim capacity since January 2013, when Mount Sinai began a nationwide search for this position, with Dr. Reich as a candidate. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 David L. Reich, MD, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital, effective immediately. He has served in an interim capacity since January 2013, when Mount Sinai began a nationwide search for this position, with Dr. Reich as a candidate. Dr. Reich, the Horace W....