Saadia Akhtar, MD

Associate Professor, Mount Sinai Beth Israel- Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai


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 in New York City. She completed a five year, combined residency in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Akhtar is nationally recognized for her work with several organizations and activities. She is currently the President for the Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors (CORD). She is also an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM).

Dr. Akhtar has received several national awards for her dedication to medical education, emergency medicine and community service.

Speaking Topics

  • Leadership, Professional Development, Wellness
  • Medical Education (Simulation, FOAM, Innovations)