Benjamin David Gross

About Me
Benjamin David Gross
Meet 2024 Award Recipient

Benjamin David Gross

Ben came to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai from Cornell University, where he majored in Applied Economics and Management. Before attending Mount Sinai, Ben worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the Department of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He entered the MD program in 2020.

While at Mount Sinai, Ben served as a Cohort Leader and Senior Teaching Assistant for Structures, Volunteer for The MedStart Enrichment Program, Co-Leader of Hands-on- Science, and Member of the Admissions Committee. Ben founded and co-led Raising the Bar, an organization for medical students to learn about the intersection of healthcare and incarceration. Through this organization, he and his co-leaders created an elective course about the healthcare of people impacted by the carceral system. Ben also published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and will graduate with Distinction in Research.

Ben would like to thank his parents, girlfriend, family, and friends for their unconditional support throughout his medical education. He would like to thank his mentors and teachers in the of the Department of Radiology — Dr. Mingqian Huang, Dr. Charles Pfaff, Dr. Richard Stern, Dr. Aaron Fischman, and Dr. Kathleen Halton — who sparked and nurtured his interest in radiology. Additionally, he would like to thank Dr. Michael Marin, Dr. Adam Levine, Dr. Paul Cagle, Dr. Roberto Posada, and Dr. Lauren Linkowski for their invaluable guidance along the way.

Ben will graduate with his MD degree and continue at Mount Sinai Hospital for his Surgery internship and Diagnostic Radiology residency.

Benjamin David Gross is receiving the:

Burton Drayer Prize in Radiology and Biomedical Imaging