Mount Sinai and Stony Brook Announce Affiliation
Partnership will transform clinical care, scientific research and enrich academic medicine programs
Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, Center, shakes hands with Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, Senior VP, Health Sciences and Dean, Stony Brook University School of Medicine (left), and Dennis S. Charney, MD, the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and President, Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System (right) during the Stony Brook affiliation signing agreement event between the two institutions.
STONY BROOK, NY & NEW YORK, NY — August 11, 2016 — Stony Brook Medicine and the Mount Sinai Health System today announced that they are entering into an affiliation agreement that includes collaboration on research, academic programs and clinical care initiatives, effective immediately. The institutions launched the partnership to heighten academic and research synergies and to promote discovery, provide expanded clinical trials for both institutions, and achieve breakthroughs in understanding and treating disease.
“This is a momentous day for academic medicine, health care, our respective students, faculty and staff, and for all those who are cared for by our teams of highly trained, dedicated clinicians,” said Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD. “Each institution has so much to offer, so this is an opportunity that will prove to be beneficial for all – now and in the future – as we explore and grow this incredible collaboration.”
Stony Brook and Mount Sinai leaders assemble at the affiliation agreement signing event at Stony Brook. From left: Reginald W. Miller, DVM, DACLAM, Dean for Research Operations and Infrastructure, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Scott Friedman, MD, Dean of Therapeutic Discovery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Marta Filizola, PhD, Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Dennis S. Charney, MD, the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, …