Nicholas Gavin, MD

System Vice Chair of Population Health and Clinical Innovation Associate Professor Department of Emergency Medicine

Icahn School of Medicine & Mount Sinai Health System


Nicholas Gavin, MD, MBA, MS is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and System Vice Chair of Population Health and Clinical Innovation in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System. In this role, Dr. Gavin serves as an essential bridge between Emergency Medicine and key aspects of the health system including Ambulatory Medicine, Case Management and Care Coordination, Population Health, Informatics, and healthcare delivery system strategy.   Dr. Gavin oversees the Department’s virtual care strategy, supports the development of the digital patient journey with key stakeholders, and drives innovative acute care delivery across the health system. Dr. Gavin’s academic interests lie at the intersection of ED operations, health system operations and social emergency medicine. 


Dr. Gavin joined Mount Sinai from Columbia University where he served as Vice Chair of Clinical Operations in the Department of Emergency Medicine from 2019 to 2022. In his previous role, Dr. Gavin oversaw operations at the four New York-Presbyterian/Columbia emergency departments in upper Manhattan and lower Westchester. From 2013 to 2018, Dr. Gavin served as a faculty member of the Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU/Bellevue and from 2015 to 2018, led the NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn Emergency Department as Chief of Service. In 2019, Dr. Gavin completed the Cornell University Executive MBA/MS program in Healthcare Leadership. He received both his undergraduate and medical school degrees from New York University and completed his emergency medicine residency at Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland, California where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Gavin is passionate about Emergency Medicine’s role in delivering high value care to all patients. 


Nicholas is Speaking At

Healthcare Beyond the Four Walls of the Hospital: Advancements in Virtual Care and RPM to Improve Access and Outcomes

Tuesday, June 20

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM