THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015

THE PLAZA HOTEL
FIFTH AVENUE AT CENTRAL PARK SOUTH
NEW YORK CITY

 

6:00 PM ELABORATE COCKTAIL RECEPTION
7:30 PM AWARD PROGRAM AND DESSERT
 
COCKTAIL ATTIRE

 
I’m sorry I can’t attend
but I would like to show my support to
the Mount Sinai Health System by making a contribution.
 
     
 
The Jacobi Medallion is one of the highest honors that Mount Sinai bestows. The winners of this prestigious award exemplify our commitment to compassionate care and to the advancement of medicine. Each year we come together to celebrate these values and to pay tribute to those men and women who make Mount Sinai the special place it is.
 
     
 
GARY C. BUTTS, MD, MSH ’83
Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Mount Sinai Health System
Director, Center for Multicultural and Community Affairs
Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy and Community Affairs
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
 
Dr. Gary C. Butts is the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for the Mount Sinai Health System and Senior Associate Dean for Diversity Programs, Policy and Community Affairs at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In these roles, he is responsible for oversight, management, and integration of all aspects of diversity programs and policies for the Mount Sinai Health System to ensure diversity and inclusion as an integral core institutional value and resource across the Health System, including the medical and graduate schools, graduate medical education, and the Mount Sinai Hospitals Group. Dr. Butts holds joint appointments as Professor with tenure in the Departments of Pediatrics, Medical Education, and Preventive Medicine and has been an integral member of the senior leadership team at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since 1998.
     
     
 
STEVEN K. GALSON, MD, MPH, ISMMS ’83
Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety, Amgen Inc.
Member, Board of Directors, Vanda Pharmaceuticals
Co-Chair, Forum on Drug Discovery, Development and Translation of The National Academies
 
Dr. Steven Galson is the Senior Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs and Safety at Amgen Inc. Prior to joining Amgen in 2010, Dr. Galson was the Senior Vice President for Civilian Health Operations and Chief Health Scientist at Science Applications International Corporation. Dr. Galson spent more than 20 years in government service, including two years as acting Surgeon General of the United States. Previously, he served as Director of the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, where he provided leadership for the center’s broad national and international programs in pharmaceutical regulation. He also held senior-level positions at the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy, where he was Chief Medical Officer. 
     
     
 
ANDY JAGODA, MD, FACEP
Professor and System Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
 
Dr. Andy Jagoda is Professor and System Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is nationally recognized for his involvement in emergency medicine education and in the areas of neurologic emergencies. He has published extensively and is the co-editor of nine books including the Saunders’ textbook Emergency Medicine; Good Housekeeping Family First Aid Book, and Mosby’s Neurologic Emergencies. He is the past Chair of the American College of Emergency Physicians Clinical Policies Committee and the Emergency Medical Services Medical Director for the Brain Trauma Foundation. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Brain Attack Coalition at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, serves on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Education and Research in Neurologic Emergencies, and serves on advisory boards for the Brain Trauma Foundation, the Major League Baseball Traumatic Brain Injury Committee, and the National Football League Players Association Concussion Subcommittee. Dr. Jagoda is a Master Educator of the Institute for Medical Education at Mount Sinai; he received the 2011 Mount Sinai Alumni Award for Achievement in Medical Education and was presented with the New York American College of Emergency Physicians “Physician of the Year” Award.
     
     
 
R. SEAN MORRISON, MD, MSH ’96
Director, Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute
Co-Director, Patty and Jay Baker National Palliative Care Center
Director, National Palliative Care Research Center
Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
 
Dr. R. Sean Morrison is the Director of the Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Professor of Geriatrics and Medicine, and the Hermann Merkin Professor of Palliative Medicine in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is Co-Director of the Patty and Jay Baker National Palliative Care Center and Director of its National Palliative Care Research Center, organizations devoted to increasing the palliative care evidence base in the US. During 2009-2010, he was President of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his contributions to the field; in 2014 he was listed as one of Thomson Reuters’ World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds and named one of 30 Visionaries in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
     
     
 
JASMIN MOSHIRPUR, MD, MSH ’67
Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dean for Elmhurst/Queens Programs
Medical Director, Elmhurst Hospital Center and Queens Hospital Center
 
Dr. Jasmin Moshirpur’s career has been one of continuous commitment to redefining women’s health care and promoting medical education. Highlights of her achievements include the establishment of many innovative programs, including a myriad of cancer programs at Elmhurst and Queens Hospital Centers as well as preventative medicine outreach programs focused on women’s health. Elmhurst was one of the first hospitals to perform routine breast exams and pap smears on hospitalized female patients. Dr. Moshirpur’s many honors and accomplishments include Outstanding Clinical Teacher of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpha Omega Alpha, Torchbearers for Excellence in Health Care, President of the Saul B. Gusberg Society, President of the Queens Gynecological Society and Past-President of the Board of Directors of the Iranian American Medical Association.
     
     
 
RAMON J.C. MURPHY, MD, MPH, MSH ’74
Associate Director, The Arnhold Global Health Institute
Clinical Professor, Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics
  and Department of Preventive Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
 
Dr. Ramon J.C. Murphy co-founded and is Associate Director of The Arnhold Global Health Institute at Mount Sinai. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Director of Uptown Pediatrics, a practice serving a diverse patient population in Manhattan. For nearly two decades, Dr. Murphy has worked at Mount Sinai’s nationally renowned Adolescent Health Center. He recently co-directed, with the Children’s Aid Society, a grant from the Mulago Foundation to establish a community school in East Harlem. Dr. Murphy is also Vice-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics in Voluntary Affairs and Director of Off-Site Pediatric Residency Programs. In recognition of his teaching and leadership, Dr. Murphy was awarded the Pediatrics Attending of the Year award (1997-1998), the 2011 Mount Sinai Auxiliary Board Global Health Award, and the Mount Sinai Medical School Faculty Council Award for Senior Clinical Teacher at the Medical Center (2012). In 2005 the Ramon Murphy Humanitarian Award was established and is awarded to one graduating pediatric resident each year.
     
     
 
JOAN Y. REEDE, MD, MPH, MS, MBA, ISMMS ’80
Associate Professor of Medicine
Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership
Harvard Medical School
 
Joan Y. Reede, MD, MPH, MS, MBA is the Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). Dr. Reede also holds appointments as Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard School of Public Health, and is an Assistant in Health Policy at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Reede is responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive program that provides leadership, guidance, and support to promote diversity and inclusion at HMS through the increased recruitment, retention, and advancement of faculty, trainees, students, and staff. She has conceived and implemented more than 20 programs that target individuals from groups underrepresented in medicine. Dr. Reede serves as the Director of the Minority Faculty Development Program, Faculty Director of Community Outreach Programs at HMS, and Director of the Faculty Development and Diversity Inclusion Program of Harvard Catalyst/The Harvard Clinical and Translational Science Center. She is founder and president of the Biomedical Science Careers Program.
     
     
 
HERSCHEL J. SKLAROFF, MD, MSH ’62
Clinical Professor, Division of Cardiology,
Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
 
Dr. Sklaroff received his BA and MD degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and served his internship at The Mount Sinai Hospital in 1961. He then completed residencies in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology with chief residencies in both; he has been in private practice for more than 50 years, during which time he served as Ward Chief at Elmhurst General Hospital for 11 years; after this, he served as the Chief of the General Medicine service and Chief of Medical Consult service at Mount Sinai for 13 years. For the past 10 years, he, together with the legendary Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, has made Coronary Care Unit (CCU) rounds, which have been acclaimed by many as the greatest clinical experience of their residency program. These rounds have been filmed for pedagogical purposes. A revered teacher, Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and the author of numerous medical publications, he is considered by many as the “doctor’s doctor.”