ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medical Education ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, General Internal Medicine
Dr. Yasmin Meah received her BA from Johns Hopkins University in 1993 and her MD from Harvard Medical School in 1998. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in 2001 and completed her Chief Residency in Medicine in 2002. Since 2003 she has served the home-bound of Manhattan as an attending physician of the Visiting Doctors Program. In addition, she co-founded and directs the East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership, the student-run attending-directed free clinic for the uninsured. In 2007, she became the youngest recipient of the AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award. She has received several accolades for her work with the home-bound and the uninsured of New York. She holds a dual appointment in the Icahn School of Medicine Department of Medical Education, where she trains medical and nursing students to care for the chronically ill and most marginalized adults of Manhattan. Her expertise is in care for vulnerable persons, care for the uninsured, home-based palliative care and wound care.