Judy Mason, LCSW retired from the Mount Sinai Hospital after many decades of service. During her tenure at the hospital she was a social work practitioner, administrator and educator. She is currently on the faculty of the Department of Community and Preventative Medicine at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. As a practitioner, she worked in the divisions of in-patient acute care, adolescent health, women’s health and psychiatry. As an administrator, she was the clinical and administrative manager for the practice of social workers in the division of reproductive science of obstetrics and gynecology. As an educator, she directed the clinical and administrative aspects of the Mount Sinai Hospital Master’s of Social Work Graduate Internship Program. In addition, she founded and implemented a grant funded undergraduate behavioral health summer fellowship program. Ms. Mason has been a field instructor and fieldwork advisor for both CUNY Hunter and Columbia University. In early 2000, she was the recipient of the CSWE North American lifetime achievement “Heart of Social Work “ Award in recognition for her contributions to student internship programming in the area of Social Work. Ms. Mason has presented at many professional conferences, served on professional boards and has several publications in the area of women’s health. She received her MSW from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice.