Maria Galati, MBA, RRT

Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Vice Chair, Administration, , Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Mount Sinai Health System, NYC, NY
Ms. Galati is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and serves as Department Vice Chair for Administration and Finance for the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City.  In her various roles over 30+ years at Mount Sinai, she led the Respiratory Care Department, was the Executive Director of the The Mount Sinai Independent Practice Association, and was the founding Administrator for  the Mount Sinai Institute for Critical Care Medicine.
In her role with the Department of  Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, she directs administrative operations at 4 New York City Hospitals, community- based offices and ambulatory centers, an American Society for Anesthesiology- accredited  Simulation Center, and ACGME- accredited residency and fellowship programs with > 150 physicians in training.  In previous roles at academic and community-based hospitals in NYC and the Midwest, she directed Departments of Respiratory Care, Cardiology, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Neurological Services.
Ms. Galati has authored peer-reviewed articles in Anesthesiology journals, book chapters and made presentations to national and international health care audiences on the topics of health policy and academic healthcare practice management.
She is an RRT and proud graduate of the Associate Degree program for Respiratory Care at the Borough of Manhattan Community College where she has returned frequently as a guest lecturer.  She has served on the Board of the NA2RC since 2017 and is dedicated to its mission of preserving the Associate Degree entry that allowed her to work while pursuing her BA in Health Care Administration and an MBA in Finance at Columbia University in NYC.  She was a founding member on the Board of the Joint Review Committee For Education in Respiratory Care (JRCRC.)