The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is an international leader in medical and scientific training, biomedical research, and patient care.
It is the medical school for the Mount Sinai Health System, which includes seven hospital campuses, and has more than 5,000 faculty and nearly 2,000 students, residents and fellows. Their unwavering pursuit of intellectual exchange, breakthrough research, and multidisciplinary teamwork propels them ever forward in biomedical discoveries and advances. Their professionals pursue ideas that often challenge conventional wisdom to revolutionise the practice of medicine and produce dramatically better outcomes for patients. They make big, bold bets by investing in radical free thinkers and technology at the cutting edge.
Their NIH funding is among the highest in the United States. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has built inspirational leadership, a comprehensive infrastructure, strategic affiliates, and a solid support system, as it trains health care leaders for the 21st century amid the vibrant and diverse city of New York.
Aligned with this philosophy, “la Caixa” foundation offers a postdoctoral fellowship, with a maximum salary of USD 50,000 a year (including taxes), for a period of two years in New York. A talented Spanish researcher will be awarded a fellowship to carry out their research at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai on the promotion of health and healthy lifestyle habits relating to cardiovascular diseases, mentored by Dr Valentín Fuster, Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Medical Hospital and Director of Mount Sinai Heart. This postdoctoral researcher will benefit from the experience of top level professionals and the multidisciplinary atmosphere of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
This programme for a two-year fellowship is competitive and will select a Spanish researcher with a solid background of academic excellence, an outstanding PhD thesis, proven scientific productivity and evidence of potential in their research path.