Graduate Office of Student Affairs

The Graduate Office of Student Affairs serves as a bridge between the administration, students, and program faculty. We oversee student career and professional development and offer a robust array of advising, career, and support services:

  • A comprehensive system of advising and counseling on personal and academic matters affecting academic progress, and connections to administrative and school resources
  • Programming pertaining to professional development, career planning and counseling, and applying for new positions or further education
  • Support of student involvement in student government as well as campus clubs and organizations
  • Oversight and promotion of events, activities, materials, and facilities to guide students training and to promote students leading healthy, well-balanced lives
  • Nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment


Office for Diversity and Inclusion (MSHS)

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) is a System-wide entity charged to support the Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) in embracing the principles of diversity and inclusion as key drivers for excellence and innovation for unrivaled healthcare service delivery, medical and health education, and research. Our mission is one which champions a diverse workforce, strives to create a multicultural environment, and fosters an inclusive setting to ensure delivery of high-level care to the diverse patient populations in New York City and beyond.


Faculty Diversity Council (ISMMS)

The Faculty Diversity Council is a school-wide council that promotes recruitment and retention among faculty members from groups underrepresented in medicine and science. Gary Butts, MD, and Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP, serve as Co-Chairs.


Diversity in Biomedical Research Council (DBRC) (ISMMS)

The DBRC is a school-wide council with a focus on recruitment, development, retention, and funding to increase diversity among leaders, faculty, postdoctoral fellows, students, and staff in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.