James C. Tsai MD, MBAPresident, New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai; Delafield-Rodgers Professor & System Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
Dr. Tsai serves as President of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE), the first and longest operating specialty hospital in the United States, as well as System Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) and Mount Sinai Health System. In addition, he is the inaugural Delafield-Rodgers Professor of Ophthalmology at ISMMS. Prior to joining Mount Sinai, Tsai served as the inaugural Robert R. Young Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Yale University School of Medicine and Chief of Ophthalmology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Tsai currently serves as Chair of the Glaucoma Subcommittee of the National Eye Health Education Program Planning Committee of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an Examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, Chair of the Section on Ophthalmology for The New York Academy of Medicine, and President-Elect of the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO). A Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College (BA in Neuroscience), Tsai earned his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine and his MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.