Andy S Jagoda
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Andy S Jagoda, MD

Emergency Medicine

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About Me

Andy Jagoda, MD, is Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Emergency Medicine (EM) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  He received his medical degree from Georgetown University in 1982, and completed his Emergency Medicine residency at the Georgetown/George Washington/MIEMMS joint program in 1987.  Dr. Jagoda spent a total of 13 years in the Navy serving in Desert Shield / Desert Storm  for which he received a Navy Commendation Medal for “meritorious service.”  Dr. Jagoda joined Mount Sinai in 1995 to help build the newly established Academic Department of Emergency Medicine: Over the past 20 years he has been instrumental in helping to make the Department one of the leading programs in the country; the residency is currently ranked #1 in New York by Doximity, and ranked #4 in the country in Emergency Medicine NIH funding.

Dr. Jagoda is nationally recognized for his involvement in Emergency Medicine education and for his work in the area of neurologic emergencies.  He has co-edited nine books including Mosby’s Neurologic Emergencies  which is in its third edition; and Rosen's textbook of Emergency Medicine which is going into its 9th edition.  He has guest edited 4 issues of the Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine.  He is on a number of editorial boards and is the Editor-in-chief of a NLM indexed monthly publication, Emergency Medicine Practice, which has over 100,000 web visits a month.  He is the past-Chair of the ACEP Clinical Policies Committee and nationally recognized for the impact he has had on implementing evidence based guideline methodology.  Dr. Jagoda is a member of the Executive Committee of the Brain Attack Coalition at the NINDS.  He is on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Education and Research in Neurologic Emergencies. He is on the advisory boards for the Brain Trauma Foundation, and is team leader for an NFL Neurotrauma Consultants team.  He is the ACEP ambassador to Italy and has been involved in the development of Emergency Medicine in Italy and Holland.    He was inducted as a "Master Educator" into the Mount Sinai Institute for Medical Education in 2009; received the 2011 Mount Sinai Alumni Association "Achievement in Medical Education" award; and in 2011 he was presented with the NYACEP “Physician of the Year Award.”  Dr. Jagoda currently serves as the President of the Association for Academic Chairs in Emergency Medicine.

Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:


DoD Executive Steering Committee Concussion Definition Task Force co-chair

CDC Pediatric Head Injury Task Force

EMS Director, Brain Trauma Foundation

Advisory Board,Brain Trauma Foundation

Major League Baseball, TBI Advisory Board

Executive Board, Brain Attack Coalition, NINDS / NIH

Executive Board, Foundation for Education and Research in Neurologic Emergencies

Advisory Board, Indian Head Injury Foundation

NINDS mTBI Common Data Elements task force

ACEP Clinical Policies Seizure SubCommittee

NFL NeuroTrauma Consultant Team Leader


Editor-in-Chief / Editorial Boards:

Editor in Chief, Emergency Medicine Practice

Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice Editorial Board

Emergency Medicine Practice Guidelines Editorial Board

EM Critical Care Editorial Board

Annals of Emergency Medicine Editorial Board

ACEP News Editorial Board

Australiasian Journal of Emergency Medicine Editorial Board




Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West