Yasmin Meah, MD, Internal Medicine, New York, NY, The Mount Sinai Hospital

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Internal Medicine New York, NY

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Associate Professor, Medicine, Medical Education, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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  • Office

    One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1216
    Mount Sinai Hospital - Visiting Doctors Program
    New York, NY 10029
    Phone(212) 241-4141
    Fax(212) 426-5108
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Summary

  • I am Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Palliative Care and a Certified Wound Care Consultant. I am the founder and director of the East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership, a free clinic for the uninsured of East Harlem and the South Bronx. I am also a senior attending physician in the Visiting Doctors Program, the nation's largest academic primary care program for the homebound. I have particular interests in the delivery of care to vulnerable populations as well as in wound care. I have extensive experience in educating healthcare professional trainees in the care of the homebound and the uninsured.
  • Teaching Physicians the Price of Care

    Medical students are starting to learn about the cost of treatments, the financing of health care, and the impact of high medical bills on their patients.

    Our safety net is broken: Coronavirus shows how urgently we need to repair it

    The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging free clinics in the United States in unprecedented ways.

    East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership | Icahn School of Medicine

    EHHOP is the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai's student-run, physician-supervised free clinic. We provide primary care to uninsured adults in East Harlem

Education & Training

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Mount Sinai School of MedicineResidency, Internal Medicine, 1998 - 2002
  • Harvard Medical School
    Harvard Medical SchoolClass of 1998
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityB.A., Biology and Art History, With General Honors, 1989 - 1993

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical License
    NJ State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1999 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Ruth Abramson Idealism in Medicine Award Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2013
  • Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2011-2014
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2011-2014
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Integrating service learning into the curriculum: lessons from the field  
    Smith K, Meah Y, Reininger B, Farr M, Zeidman J, Thomas DC, Medical Teacher, 1/1/2013
  • Quality of Mental Health Care at a Student-Run Clinic: Care for the Uninsured Exceeds that of Publicly and Privately Insured Populations  
    Liberman, KM, Meah YS, Chow, A, Tornheim, J, Rolon, O, Thomas, DC, Journal of Community Health, 1/1/2011
  • The role of social and community service in medical education: The next 100 years  
    Muller, D, Meah, Y, Griffith, J, Palermo, AG, Kaufman, A; Smith, KL, Lieberman, S, Academic Medicine, 1/1/2010
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Student-Run Clinics as Medical Student Scholarly Homes for General Internal Medicine.
    Elman SA, Wang L, Bachorik A, Huppert LA, Palaniappa N, Simchoni N, Spinelli, MA, Thomas DC, Berman R, Meah YS, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 1/24/2014
  • Creation of a Mobile App to Teach and Facilitate Systems Navigation in a Student-Run Free Clinic.
    Siddiqui A, Ciccareillo C, McBride T, Kurzrock M, Gips A, Pak J, Simchoni N, Rolon O, Thomas D, Meah YS, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 1/24/2014
  • How does a Chronic Care Program at a student-run free clinic influence student ability to care for chronically ill patients.
    Spinelli M, Thomas DC, Wang, L, Palaniappa N, Meah YS, Society of General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, 1/24/2014
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Lectures

  • Wound Care in Primary Care: A Primer. 
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - 1/26/2015
  • Caring for Wounds in the Primary Care Setting. 
    Institute for Urban Family Health, New York, NY - 1/4/2015
  • Tough Decisions: The Ethics of Free Clinics in the Era of the Affordable Care Act. 
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - 1/19/2014
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Other

  • Teach the Teacher Curriculum Guide 
    Meah Y, MSSM "Teach the Teacher" Course
    1/1/2015
  • Teaching Skills for Residents 
    Meah Y, MSSM "Resident Teacher Development Program"
    1/1/2015
  • Resident Teaching Skills Videotape and DVD 
    Meah Y, MSSM "Resident Teacher Development Program"
    1/1/2015
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Press Mentions

  • Committing to Service: A Neighborhood and Its Hospital
    Committing to Service: A Neighborhood and Its HospitalSeptember 4th, 2016

Hospital Affiliations