Laura Gelfman MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Laura Gelfman, MD, received her medical degree from the
Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then completed her residency in Internal
Medicine at New York- Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Subsequently,
she completed her clinical and research fellowship in Palliative Medicine at
The Mount Sinai Medical Center and in July, she joined the Department of
Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine as an Instructor. Dr. Gelfman is board
certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr.
Gelfman’s research focus is to examine the role of palliative medicine for
patients with heart failure. More specifically, she is investigating which
interventions might change the quality of care for these patients and
ultimately, change health policy.