Saadia Akhtar, MD
Dr. Saadia Akhtar is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education and the Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Beth Israel at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She completed a five year, Combined Residency in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center and was Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine during her last year of residency training. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Akhtar is nationally recognized for her work with several organizations and activities. She is the President for the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD), the national organization for Emergency Medicine Program Directors and educators. Dr. Akhtar is also an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of The New York Academy of Medicine. Dr. Akhtar has been active in postgraduate medical education leadership for the past 15 years. She has won numerous awards for medical education, excellence in patient care and community service. Her areas of interests include faculty development, medical education, mentorship, and ultrasound.