December 2017

  • Pilates Stress Break

    Every Friday, 3 - 4 pm

    Free for staff, faculty and students.

    Please email for registration link.


    Each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 12:30 pm 150 East 42nd Street, Lobby by the Information Desk

    Mount Sinai Fit invites faculty, staff and students to join the Mount Sinai Health System walking group, Mount Sinai Walkers. For more information, or to inquire about serving as a walking group leader, email


    Mondays (4 - 5:30 pm), Wednesdays and Fridays (3:30 -5 pm) Adolescent Health Center, 312 E 94th Street

    The goals of the program are to improve participants’ lifestyles by increasing physical activities, improving healthy eating habits and improving emotional well-beings.

    The program includes physical activity class 2 days a week, nutrition classes once a week, and support groups 2 days a week.

    This program is open to Adolescent Health Center patients. Email for more information.

  • The Tour: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Delivering at Mount Sinai

    December 4, 2017, 12 - 1 pm

    For employees only, this tour will tell you and show you everything you need to know about delivering where you work. A tour of labor and delivery and the postpartum floors will be supplemented with tips about everything from pump rentals to getting a private room.

    To RSVP and obtain information about locations, please e-mail


    Professor Bunsen Honeydew, a sweet golden doodle, recently joined the Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai. For more information on having Professor Bunsen Honeydew visit a patient, contact Morgan Stojanowski at 212-241-2939.

  • Third Annual Student High Value Care Pitch Day

    December 5, 2017, 12 - 1 pm Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Annenberg 12-01

    In shark tank fashion, teams will identify points of low-value care in the hospital and pitch novel interventions to a panel of faculty judges. Faculty judges include:

    • Andrew Dunn, MD
    • Deb Korenstein, MD
    • David Muller, MD, FACP
    • Beth Raucher, MD
  • Blood Pressure Screening

    December 6, 2017, 9 - 10 am Dellamonica-Steinway Center 23-56 Broadway, Astoria

    According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, nearly one-third of American adults struggle with high blood pressure, so it’s important to have your blood pressure tested regularly. For more information, call 718-267-4333.

  • Special Grand Rounds Celebrating Dr. Alan Aron

    December 14, 2017, 8 - 9 am Stern Auditorium

    Dr. Anusha Yeshokumar will be presenting on “Autoimmune Encephalitis: Clinical Management and Long-Term Neurobehavioral Outcomes.”

    Open to all Mount Sinai faculty.