Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Founding Date

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is an international leader in medical and scientific training, biomedical research, and patient care. Working in close partnership with The Mount Sinai Hospital, the Icahn School of Medicine serves one of the most diverse and complex patient populations in the world. It is the medical school for the Mount Sinai Health System, which includes seven hospital campuses, and has more than 5,000 faculty and nearly 2,000 students, residents and fellows. ISMMS is a global leader that boasts an acclaimed faculty and is top-ranked by leading organizations in research funding, innovations, and diversity. ISMMS attracts outstanding scientists, clinicians and students, all of whom share a deep commitment to expanding biomedical knowledge, providing expert clinical care and serving the community.


Academic Community

  • 31 medical students

  • 98 MD/PhD students

  • 264 PhD students

  • 382 master's degree students

  • 535 postdoctoral fellows

  • Over 2,500 residents and fellows

Research Funding

  • $400 million in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding awarded to our researchers in 2021

  • 14th among U.S. medical schools for NIH funding

  • Per 2018 AAMC Operations Management Survey, Sinai is in the 99th percentile among US private medical schools in research dollars per investigator.