OMP Summer Series with Alumni Speaker Eric M. Genden, MD, MHCA, FACS

Program: Odyssey Mentoring Program
Start: August 13, 2020, 7:00 PM
End: August 13, 2020, 8:00 PM
Location: Virtual (Zoom link to be shared with registrants)
Host name: Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA)


Join The Odyssey Mentoring Program on Thursday, August 13 from 7:00-8:00pm ET to hear from Dr. Eric M. Genden CC’87. A member of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) faculty since 1988, Dr. Genden is an internationally recognized expert and innovator in the management of oral cancer and microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck, and is the Dr. Isidore Friesner Professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. His many leadership roles at Mount Sinai include Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at ISMMS where he oversees the integration of full-time physicians working at affiliated Mount Sinai facilities into the Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice; Chair of Head and Neck Surgery for the Mount Sinai Health System; and Director of the Head, Neck and Thyroid Cancer Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Guided by Dr. Genden’s pioneering work, the Center runs the world’s largest transoral robotic surgery program, which specializes in the removal of head and neck tumors through the mouth without creating external incisions. In addition to his clinical endeavors, Dr. Genden oversees a National Institutes of Health-funded basic science laboratory that studies the transplantation immune biology of the trachea and larynx. He is also co-investigator on more than a dozen clinical trials.

A thought leader in his field, Dr. Genden is a prolific author of original peer-reviewed reports, textbooks, and book chapters. He is an editor and reviewer for numerous journals, lecturing nationally and internationally on his work. Dr. Genden is a founding fellow of the International Academy of Oral Oncology, and past president of the New York Head and Neck Society. His many honors include a Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the prestigious Jacobi Medallion from ISMSS.

Dr. Genden earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed a residency in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, and fellowship training in head and neck oncology and microvascular surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Recently, Dr. Genden earned a Master’s degree in health care administration at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He graduated from Columbia College in 1987.

Join us on Thursday, August 13 at 7:00pm to learn more about Dr. Genden’s career.