Episode 12 of Mount Sinai Future You features a former marine and marathon runner who was diagnosed with stage-four, nonsmoking lung cancer. Following targeted therapy and treatment by Jorge Gomez, MD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, he returned to his active lifestyle. Other stories include:
David Muller, MD, Dean, Medical Education and Daniel G. Nicastri, MD, Assistant Professor, Thoracic Surgery, explain Mount Sinai’s partnership with the Navy that offers educational opportunities to veterans
Medical school students at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai share their personal stories and passion for giving back
Talia Swartz, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Medical Education, shares how volunteering at Mount Sinai in high school led to a successful career in science and medicine.
Gastroenterologists from the Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Center discuss how personalized treatments can help patients build resilience and manage their lifestyle
Michael Marin, MD, Professor and System Chair, Surgery, Vascular Surgery, and Prabhjot Singh, MD, PhD, Director, Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Chair, Department of Health System Design and Global Health, share how the Kyabirwa Surgical Facility in Uganda was established to change global health and provide underserved populations with surgical resources
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