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The Mount Sinai Hospital
Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the country's oldest and largest voluntary teaching hospitals. Mount Sinai is internationally acclaimed for excellence in clinical care, education, and scientific research in nearly every aspect of medicine. Mount Sinai's 1,171-bed tertiary-care teaching hospital with a medical staff of nearly 1,800 provides physicians who deliver the most advanced and compassionate inpatient and outpatient care. Located at 98th Street and Madison Avenue, The Mount Sinai Hospital serves Manhattan's Upper East Side and Harlem.
Mount Sinai's state-of-the-art facilities include the unique Guggenheim Pavilion, the first hospital designed by internationally renowned architect I.M. Pei. Here, the most advanced scientific tools for diagnosis and treatment join an uplifting ambiance that uses natural light and space to keep patients' spirits bright and promote healing.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Located in Manhattan, Mount Sinai School of Medicine is internationally recognized for ground-breaking clinical and basic-science research, and innovative approaches to medical education. Mount Sinai ranks 9th in the percentage of graduates who go on to faculty positions in medical schools across the country. Through the Mount Sinai Graduate School of Biological Sciences,
Mount Sinai trains biomedical researchers with an emphasis on the rapid translation of discoveries of basic research into new techniques for fighting disease. One indication of Mount Sinai's leadership in scientific investigation is its receipt during FY02 of over $142 million in NIH grants, placing it 22nd among the nation's 125 medical schools.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine also is known for unique educational programs such as the Humanities in Medicine program, which creates opportunities for liberal arts students to pursue medical school, and instructional innovations like The Morchand Center, the nation's largest program teaching students and physicians with "standardized patients" to become not only highly skilled, but compassionate caregivers. Long dedicated to improving its community, the School extends its boundaries to work with the East Harlem community to pair physician/scientists and medical students with at risk high school students interested in careers in math and science.