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Nathan Goldstein, MD, Appointed Chief of the Division of Palliative Care for Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Tuesday, July 7, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Vanessa Ball
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We are pleased to announce that Nathan Goldstein, MD, ISMMS '98, MSH '04, has been appointed Chief of the Division of Palliative Care at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI).

Dr. Goldstein’s career at Mount Sinai spans 20 years.  He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine and has been the Director of Research and Quality for the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute since 2010.  Dr. Goldstein has been serving as the Interim Director of Palliative Care at MSBI over the past year. He will continue to oversee and expand the palliative care service at MSBI as it works to meet the needs of seriously ill patients and their families.

Dr. Goldstein has an international reputation as an educator, and frequently lectures on palliative care and effective patient communication. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, the national professional organization for physicians in hospice and palliative care. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.


Dr. Goldstein is also a clinician investigator whose work examines ways to improve communication and the delivery of palliative care to patients with advanced heart failure.  He is currently leading a multi-center intervention to improve clinician communication for patients with advanced heart disease, funded by an R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.  His research has also been funded by the National Institute on Aging, the Kornfeld Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, the National Palliative Care Research Center, and Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA), the medical honor society.


Dr. Goldstein graduated from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, where he stayed to complete his Residency in Internal Medicine in the Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine.  He received his health services research training in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale School of Medicine, after which he returned to Mount Sinai to complete a clinical geriatrics fellowship, and subsequently joined the faculty in 2004.


Please join us in congratulating Dr. Goldstein on his new role.

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