Honors & Awards

Dr. Dennis Charney has appointed Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, as Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Colvin, an Associate Professor of Orthopedics at the Icahn School of Medicine and graduate of our School, is strongly committed to building on the relationships that our medical, graduate, and postgraduate alumni have with Mount Sinai.   

As Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs, Dr. Colvin will work to nurture a lifelong sense of community among Mount Sinai alumni, encourage philanthropy in support of the School’s educational mission, foster meaningful connections between alumni and students, and provide strategic input and advice on special alumni events. In furtherance of these efforts, she will also chair the Alumni Advisory Council.

A member of the Icahn School of Medicine faculty since 2008, Dr. Colvin specializes in the surgical treatment of knee, shoulder, and hip disorders. She serves as Chief Medical Officer of the US Open Tennis Championships, an event for which the Health System is the official medical provider. This assignment followed five years as Chief Medical Officer for the United States Tennis Association. Dr. Colvin has also served as a physician at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

Dr. Colvin was accepted into Mount Sinai’s Humanities and Medicine program as a sophomore at Princeton University. After earning her medical degree at Mount Sinai, Dr. Colvin completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. While completing a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, she cared for collegiate athletes as well as players from the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Penguins.