Diversity and Inclusion at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

The Mount Sinai Office for Diversity and Inclusion is committed to promoting a diverse workforce and creating a multicultural environment. Mount Sinai is also home to LGBT Health Services, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) hosts an ICO Fellowship Program.

About the Diversity Council for New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai

Our mission is one that champions a culturally diverse workforce and strives to create a multicultural environment that draws on our unique experiences and fosters an inclusive setting to ensure delivery of high-level care to the diverse patient populations in New York City and beyond. In addressing diversity-related challenges, we have established initiatives and programs, partnered with community organizations, and made diversity educational opportunities available to the Health System staff at large. We aim to carry out our mission in partnership with System leadership by focusing on the following areas throughout the Mount Sinai Health System:

  • Recruitment, retention and advancement
  • Leadership/talent development
  • Education and training
  • Research on workforce and health disparities
  • Youth education programs
  • Compliance and data collection and reporting
  • LGBT programs and policy
  • Advocacy for women
  • ADA/disabilities
  • Diversity councils/employee resource groups
  • Communications
  • Community engagement
  • Supplier diversity