Aspen Ideas Festival Underwriters
Underwriters of the 2019 Aspen Ideas Festival represent some of the foremost organizations in the U.S. and around the world. We are proud to present their ideas, their executives, and their important work in the following pages.
Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system acclaimed for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across all medical specialties. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, one of the nation’s leading medical schools, and eight hospitals throughout the New York metropolitan area—Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, and South Nassau Communities Hospital—it also has a large regional outpatient care footprint, and affiliations with institutions around the nation and the world.
The Health System is designed to improve patient quality and outcomes and expand access to advanced primary, specialty, and ambulatory care services throughout a large clinical network. It includes more than 7,400 physicians and 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers. With a highly skilled group of general practitioners and specialists, clinical teams are able to manage large populations of patients effectively. Mount Sinai also features a robust and continually expanding network of multispecialty services, including many clinical and academic relationships with other local health care organizations and more than 410 ambulatory practice locations throughout New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida. With an extraordinary array of resources for the provision of compassionate, state-of-the-art care, the Mount Sinai Health System is poised to identify and respond to the health-related needs of the diverse populations we serve.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
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 "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. It offers independent, high-level MD/PhD and MPH programs, as well as MS programs in biomedical sciences, genetic counseling, and clinical research. The Icahn School of Medicine trains more than 2,000 residents and fellows a year.
With more than 6,500 faculty members in 33 academic departments and 38 multidisciplinary research, educational, and clinical institutes, the School plays an important role in integrating clinical and research missions across the Health System. In addition, new Clinical Institutes of Excellence are the hubs for translational research and health care innovation across specialties.
Discover more at mountsinai.org.