Dr. Dahlia Hassan is an Assistant Attending Rheumatologist at HSS, as well as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a multitude of rheumatologic diseases, and works closely with patients to navigate complications of their illnesses throughout their lives.
Dr. Hassan graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor's degree in Neuroscience and Behavior. She went on to attend the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. She then returned to New York City, where she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Mount Sinai Hospital (Medical Education Track), and subsequently her Rheumatology Fellowship at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. She has an interest in bioethics, and received a Certificate in Bioethics from Hofstra University. She is also interested in medical education, and has conducted research on interventions for depression and burnout in medical trainees.
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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Board Certified in Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Gold Humanism Honors Society, 2016
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Mount Sinai Hospital, 2018
Mount Sinai Hospital, 2020
New York Presbyterian - Columbia University Medical Center, 2022
Bui AH, Ripp JA, Oh KY, Basloe F, Hassan D, Akhtar S, Leitman IM. The impact of program-driven wellness initiatives on burnout and depression among surgical trainees. Am J Surg. 2020 Feb;219(2):316-321.
Hassan, D. et al. Examining the Impact of Trainee Well Being Initiatives on Burnout and Depression in the Mount Sinai Health System. Poster presentation at the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education's (ACGME) Annual Educational Conference and the Mount Sinai Graduate Medical Education Research Day, 2019.
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As of August 22, 2022, Dr. Hassan reported no relationships with healthcare industry.
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