NYC Scholar-Athlete Summit: Science and Health Professions at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


Saturday, June 22, 2019, 8:30am to 3:00pm


The Hess Center for Science and Medicine, 1470 Madison Ave at 102nd St, New York, NY 10029

"Please join us in NYC for an engaging day of group discussions and lectures about careers as scientists and healthcare professionals. We are looking for students with SWAG (Scholar-athletes With Academic Goals).

Saturday June 22, 2019

8:30 AM - 3 PM

The Hess Center for Science and Medicine

1470 Madison Ave at 102nd St

New York, NY 10029

Breakfast and Lunch will be served.


Keynote address by Hannah Valantine, MD, NIH Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity

Who Should Attend:

  • Academic advisors
  • Athletic and health administrators
  • Coaches
  • Educators
  • Parents
  • Students

This event will cover:

  • How having experience as an athlete puts you in a unique position to pursue a career in science and/or medicine
  • Introduction to pipeline programs that enhance academic preparedness
  • Panel of speakers to include: scholar-athletes as scientists, physicians, nurses, athletic trainers, as well distinguished athletic and health administrators
  • Hosted by the Icahn School of Medicine’s Diversity in Biomedical Research Council and the Mount Sinai Health System’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion.

Register here for this FREE event by May 31 - space is limited"