Associate Medical Director, Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Health System
New York, New York
Oct 29, 2021
Oct 29, 2022
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

The Emergency Medicine Department seeks a Full-Time Associate Medical Director to join The Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine.  This role supports the implementation of medical and clinical policies, services and procedures for Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine.

The Associate Medical Director develops short- and long-term plans for on-going improvement of the clinical, operational, and administrative quality of the department.  This role will include a clinical time commitment. 

As the Associate Medical Director, you will work with the director, chair and nursing leadership to initiate and implement clinical initiatives to improve key clinical flow and quality indicators (i.e. stroke initiatives, introduction of clinical pathways, cardiology collaborations, etc.).  You will be responsible for reviewing the quality and flow metrics related to new initiatives and assist with developing countermeasures to improve areas of concern.

The Associate Medical Director manages advancement of the clinical and administrative quality of the clinical environment of the MSH Emergency Department. Working with Chief and Department Director, you will provide overall direction to the Department of Emergency Medicine at MSH while acting at the liaison for interdisciplinary initiatives.

The Associate Medical Director oversees the entire bi-yearly policy process including ongoing review, revision, implementation and dissemination. You will be an active participant for any investigation in cases requiring inquiry of clinical care, e.g. debriefings and RCA.

The Associate Medical Director will assist with response to patient complaints and is the main liaison with the office of patient relations. Working along with ED patient experience leadership, you will help to implement key initiatives related to patient satisfaction ratings and concerns.   The Associate Medical Director will oversee review, revision and dissemination of all policies of the Department of Emergency Medicine. 

Position Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree from an Accredited University; MBA or related degree a plus
  • Current New York Medical License
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Emergency Medicine
  • Clinical and Administrative experience preferred
  • Committed to Mount Sinai and the communities we serve
  • Excellent communication, bedside manner, and organizational skills
  • A strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance-driven Health System
  • Site assignment will be mutually agreed upon

The Department of Emergency Medicine is committed to excellence in emergency clinical care, education and research. The Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine Department is one of the largest in the country, affiliated with Elmhurst Hospital Center, a trauma center, affiliated with Mount Sinai Urgent Care Network and is part of NYC’s public health system.  The Emergency Medicine Service Line has over 200 faculty and treats over 500K patients annually.

The Department of Emergency Medicine has two EM residencies along with Fellowships in Pediatric EM, Global Health, Ultrasound, Informatics, Sports Medicine, Administration, Simulation, and Research. Each year, our EM training programs educates approximately 150 residents and over 15 fellows.

As of 2020, the Icahn School of Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine is ranked among the top five (5) academic emergency departments among medical schools in the United States in National Institutes of Health funding.

Emergency Medicine Services at the Mount Sinai Health System include the following sites:

  • Mount Sinai Hospital (Academic)
  • Mount Sinai Morningside (Academic)
  • Mount Sinai West (Academic)
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel (Academic)
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn (Community)
  • Mount Sinai Queens (Community)
  • Mount Sinai Urgent Care Centers (Community)


To apply to this position:

Send your Curriculum Vitae specifying this role title to Martine Baptiste, Director of Emergency Medicine Faculty & Staff Affairs at

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We recognize the power and importance of a diverse employee population and strongly encourage applicants with various experiences and backgrounds. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai- An EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V.

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