April 2018


    April 2 – April 6

    The Graduate Program in Public Health will be holding a series of lectures and events during National Public Health Week. Click here for a complete list of events and event details. For more information, email



    April 6, 4 pm Hess Seminar Room B

    Join Mount Sinai Neuroscience a talk with Kirsten Porter-Stransky, PhD, from Emory University, Department of Human Genetics. Dr. Porter-Stransky will speak about “Noradrenergic transmission at alpha1-adrenergic receptors in the ventral periaqueductal gray modulates arousal.”

  • Mount Sinai St Luke’s Weight Loss Program

    April 11 at 6:00 pm West 114th and Amsterdam Avenue

    The next free-of-charge orientation will be taking place on April 11th. These programs are lifestyle-change, out-patient, self-pay, hospital-based weight loss programs offering weekly closed-group sessions led by a team of weight loss experts.

    To register for the orientation call or email Robyn Hersh at 212-523-8440 or .

  • Sinai Milers Program

    April 11 - June 13 at 5:30 pm Central Park (across from 100th Street and 5th Ave.)

    The Mount Sinai Parenting Center, has announced the return of its pediatric running program, Sinai Milers. For the Spring Season there will be a total of 10 sessions. Runs are open to all pediatric patients 5 to 11 years of age, and caregiver supervision is required for all sessions. To volunteer, click here. To enroll, email

  • Microanalysis of Mother-Infant interaction: How Can You Use It?

    April 13th at 7:45 am Hatch Auditorium, Guggenheim Pavilion (1468 Madison Avenue), 2nd floor

    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health Grand Rounds given by Dr. Beatrice Beebe, Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology, Columbia University Medical Center.



    April 17th, 6 pm Central Park Engineer’s Gate (90th Street and Fifth Avenue)

    This 5K run/walk has been organized in honor of Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, the former Chair of the Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences. The event will benefit the Division of Psychiatric Genomics at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Click here to donate. In addition, you will receive entrance to the post-race party hosted by Lululemon at 1146 Madison Avenue.

  • Children’s Center Foundation Presents “Frozen”

    April 22nd at 3 pm St. James Theatre, 246 West 44th Street, New York City

    Annually, the Children’s Center Foundation has a fund-raising event to support Pediatrics.  This year, on Sunday, April 22nd, the event will be the new Broadway musical Frozen.

    Please reply by Monday, April 9th to Alyssa Kind at if you are interested in purchasing tickets. Tickets are available first come, first serve.

  • OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS – The Evidence-Based Cesarean Section

    Mount Sinai West, Conference Room 2B

    A lecture given by Dyese Taylor, MD, Fellow, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West.