Dan came to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai via the FlexMed Program from Harvard College, where he concentrated in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy. Before attending Mount Sinai, Dan conducted research on tuberculosis in New Delhi and worked at the Health Care Cost Institute in Washington, D.C. He entered the MD program in 2018.
While at Mount Sinai, Dan was accepted into the Patient-Oriented Research Training and Leadership (PORTAL) dual degree program and was a Digestive Diseases Research Foundation Fellow. He completed his Master’s thesis research on the impact of antibiotics on survival of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer which has been published in JAMA Network Open. Dan also participated in the East Harlem Health Outreach Partnership (EHHOP), the student-run free clinic, as an Access to Care Team Case Manager, Financial Coordinator, Consultant, and Teaching Senior.
Dan would like to thank his fiancée, family, and friends for their endless love and support. He would also like to extend a special thanks to his classmates for their friendship, energy, and passion that have made these past 5 years so special. Lastly, Dan would like to thank his mentors and the PORTAL leadership for being sources of inspiration and guidance throughout his medical and research education.
Dan will graduate with his MD/MSCR degree and continue his residency training in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital.