AIF Partners

Underwriters of the 2016 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.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health care system acclaimed for its excellence in research, patient care, and education across a range of specialties. Encompassing the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, one of the nation’s leadingmedical schools, and seven hospital campuses throughout New York City—Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai—it also has a large regional outpatient care footprint, and affiliations with institutions around the nation and the world.  The Health System was created in September 2013 with the combination of The Mount Sinai Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners.

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 approximately 7,000 physicians, and 10 freestanding ambulatory surgery centers. With more than 430 full- and part-time primary care physicians, 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 more than 140 ambulatory practice locations throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island. It has more than 40 clinical and academic relationships with other local health care organizations. 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

Through the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the Mount Sinai Health System benefits from synergies with a preeminent academic medical center that is at the forefront of medical and scientific training and biomedical research, and is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the leadingmedical schools in the nation. It offers independent, high-level graduate 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 5,600 faculty in 30+ academic departments and 23 research 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 of translational research and health care innovation across specialties.

Discover more at