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Occupational Medicine Division Director Opportunity – New York, NY

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York
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Division Director, Occupational Medicine

Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health


Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health 

Robert Wright, M.D., System Chair 


The Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health (DEMPH) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), New York is seeking a qualified and experienced person to direct the Division of Occupational Medicine. The principal responsibility of the Director is to provide academic and administrative leadership to all aspects of research, teaching and patient care within all components of the Division of Occupational Medicine. The Division is one of the largest in the Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health with over 20 faculty, over 190 staff and a budget of approximately $40 million. The Division encompasses the Region II (New York-New Jersey) Education and Research Center (ERC) a multi-institutional educational consortium supported by a grant from the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); the Irving J. Selikoff Clinical Center in Occupational and Environmental Medicine; the Occupational Medicine Residency Program, the World Trade Center Clinical Center of Excellence, providing care to over 20,000 9/11 responders; and the World Trade Center Data Center. 

The Division Director of Occupational Medicine will work collaboratively with the other Division Directors, the Department Administrative Director, and the Chair and Vice Chair to accomplish the Department-wide mission. The Division Chief will, in coordination with the Department Chair, set the mission of the Division. They will lead the activities of the Division, especially in the areas of provision and oversight of clinical care in the Occupational Medicine clinics of the Department and of training in the Occupational Medicine program. They will provide mentorship to the faculty and residents in the Division and promote research within the Division as well as collaborations between their Division faculty and other divisions within the Department. In collaboration with the Master’s in Public Health (MPH) program, the Director will assume responsibility for teaching and didactic programs in occupational and environmental health. The Division Director is the first point-of-contact for the faculty in their Division and is expected to guide and mentor faculty to effectively perform their duties and advance their careers. 

The Department is committed to Anti-racism, Intersectionality, Diversity and Equity and the Division Director must promote the Department’s activities in this regard.

The candidate will have clinical training and experience in Occupational Medicine. Board Certification in Occupational Medicine is highly desirable. Experience in leading research and training programs is a requirement for this position. Prior experience in leading Occupational Medicine faculty as Division Director or in similar leadership position is also highly desirable. Scholarly activities and leadership roles in national and international academic and professional organizations will be viewed favorably.



To serve as principal investigator for the NIOSH-supported Region II Education and Research Center (ERC) in occupational health, a multi-institutional, NIOSH-supported training program headquartered at ISMMS that supports the Mount Sinai residency program in occupational medicine, as well as training programs in the various disciplines of occupational health at sister institutions.

To provide programmatic management, development, and growth of the Department’s faculty practice, which is based in the Irving J. Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The Selikoff Center receives core support from the State Worker Compensation Fund through the New York State Department of Health.

To provide leadership to the Mount Sinai WTC Health Program and support to the sister WTC clinical programs at other institutions in the New York City area.

With the Occupational Medicine faculty, provide programmatic management, including didactic and clinical teaching, to the Occupational Medicine Residency Program

To oversee and teach in the Occupational and Environmental Health track in the Mount Sinai Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program, and provide academic advising to residents and others training in the field.

To oversee, develop, and expand the Division’s research program in occupational health in collaboration and partnership with the other Divisions within the Department and Mount Sinai Institute for Exposomic Research and provide mentorship of trainees, new and early-career investigators. 

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity and inclusion are drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together and participate actively as a leader within the Mount Sinai Health System by:

  • Serving as the primary resource management representative of the Mount Sinai leadership teams, committees, etc., and acting as the primary executive leader interface between Mount Sinai and key executives from the health systems’ vendors and partners.
  • Engaging with relevant thought leaders and policy-makers at the federal and state levels, and representing the Health System as assigned.
  • Using a lens of equity in establishing and promoting policies and procedures and providing opportunities for all to thrive.
  • Confronting racist, sexist or other inappropriate behavior and challenges exclusionary organizational practices and serving as a role model to promote anti-racist behaviors.
  • Inspiring and fostering an environment of anti-racist behaviors among and between departments and co-workers.

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story!

Who We Are

Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai Morningside (formerly Mount Sinai St. Luke’s), and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans 

To apply, please email your CV to
Allison Devia, allison.devia@mssm.edu.


Posted: 2021-11-12 Expires: 2022-03-12

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