Creating a Climate for Change

Discover our approach to eradicating racism and bias in medical education.

Chats for Change


We’re hosting a range of activities that spark conversations.


LCME On the Brain


From raffle prizes to Town Hall recaps—we have updates to share.


In the Spotlight: LCME Subcommittee


Spotlighting members who contribute to our success.


Introducing LCME's Subcommittees


Take a closer look at the accreditation self-study structure and teams.


Gauging Where We Are


Follow along in our two-year accreditation process with the LCME.

The Process Behind Action


We met, we listened, we learned. Now what?


Change from Where it Starts


Analyzing the landscape of the system—where change happens.


Rethink the Way You Think


Changing behavior means changing the system.


LCME September Updates

Town Hall Follow-Up Thank you to those who were able to attend the LCME Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, September 4. We hope you now have a greater understanding of LCME accreditation and your role in the process. For those who were unable to attend, we will...

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In the Spotlight: Rachel Pinotti

The LCME Self-Study Subcommittees are a critical component of our School’s accreditation initiative. Participation on a subcommittee requires a large time commitment and a willingness to learn about and assess every facet of the School. We are so proud of...

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Introducing the LCME Self-Study Subcommittees

The LCME self-study process, like all comprehensive, constructive reviews, is intended to recognize our accomplishments and strengths, better define our weaknesses, help us plan for the future, and nurture our ability to continuously improve what we do as...

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Gauging Where We Are: Accreditation Process

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) has embarked on a reaccreditation process that will span at least two years.  Obtaining Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) accreditation ensures that medical education programs are in...

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Rethinking with Systems Thinking

We can all agree that telling people to change the way they act or talking about how we envision change isn’t sufficient. If we want to change behavior, we need to change the system that drives that behavior. A systems thinking perspective forces us to look at the...

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The LCME Kick-Off

The LCME Accreditation Kick-Off Meeting was held on June 26 marking the official start of the LCME Self-Study Process.   The meeting was attended by over 100 faculty, residents, staff, and students from across the Mount Sinai Health System. David Muller,...

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Town Hall: Nine Questions; Nine Answers

On Tuesday, March 20, the Department of Medical Education hosted a Town Hall  to announce a clear message about racism and bias: The time to change is now. After the event, we distributed a post-event survey eliciting your feedback. Based on the post-town hall survey...

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The Time to Change is Now: RBI Town Hall

On March 20, 2018 the Department of Medical Education hosted a town hall meeting in an effort to share our approach to the next phase of the Racism and Bias Initiative—the people and process side of the transformational change. The town hall presented a unique...

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Leadership Letters: AOA, Equity, and Wellness

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) holds among its highest values academic rigor, social justice, equity, and collaboration. We pride ourselves on being a school that mitigates unhealthy competition among students. We understand the limited value of...

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Dean Charney on Undoing Racism and Bias

Combating systemic racism and bias often begins with addressing it on an individual level. We recently caught up with Dean Charney to provide his lens on racism and bias in our community, and what lengths we are willing to go to undo its effects in the health...

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