Statement of Accreditation
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is regionally accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104; (215) 662-5606. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
At its session on November 18, 2010, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education granted Mount Sinai School of Medicine accreditation. On the same day, the New York Board of Regents approved a new charter recognizing the school’s independence and official name change to “Mount Sinai School of Medicine”.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education of the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association. Its teaching hospitals are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations.
In January 2013, the School adopted a new name, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in recognition of the generous gift made to Mount Sinai by one of its board members and benefactors, Carl Icahn.
All educational programs of the School of Medicine and its affiliated institutions have been approved by the governmental, academic, and professional bodies having responsibility in the respective areas. These include the Board of Regents of the State of New York, the State Education Department, the Board of Higher Education of the City of New York, Council on Education for Public Health, Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) , and medical specialty boards and professional societies.