Leading Emergency Care | Innovation, Scholarship, Compassion

We strive to deliver the best in care to the NYC and WCM community.

About the Department of Emergency Medicine

Dr. Rahul Sharma
Professor and Chairman

The Department of Emergency Medicine comprises highly-trained and skilled clinical specialists whose mission is to deliver the highest quality patient care, exceptional education and rigorous research.

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Multidisciplinary Experts

Our multi-disciplinary team of experts are national leaders in the areas of critical care, telemedicine innovation, physician wellbeing and patient-centered care.

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Excellent Medical Education

Our distinguished faculty lead several residency and fellowship programs, as well as medical student electives, with a focus on providing exceptional education to all trainees in a dynamic educational environment.

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Research & Collaboration

The department seeks to become a national leader with broad impact in Emergency Medicine research through the development of novel, innovative, and collaborative research projects in a multitude of research domains.

Research Initiatives

Associate Research Program

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WCM Center for Virtual Care

The Center for Virtual Care seeks to improve the delivery of virtual care services across the health system through telemedicine training programs for practitioners at all levels and in call clinical specialties.

Virtual Care

DiversifiED

The goal of DiversifiED, the Department of Emergency Medicine's Diversity Committee, is to foster and enhance awareness of diversity, inclusiveness, and belonging for all clinical and non-clinical providers through education, collaboration, and outreach.

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Wellness

Our award-winning physician wellness program enables faculty and staff to thrive personally and professionally by focusing on creating a collaborate work environment and an emphasis on well-being, outreach, and community service.

Faculty Wellness Program

Faculty Wellness Dinner

Latest News & Upcoming Events

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WCM's Center for Virtual Care Announces Expansion of Training Programs in Virtual Care and Digital Health

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Weill Cornell Medicine’s Center for Virtual Care has expanded the number of courses being offered in virtual care and digital health.  According to an article in WCM’s Newsroom, the expansion comes...

Two EM Faculty Receive NYP’s 2021 Physician of the Year Award

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Drs. Brenna Farmer and Peter Steel have been named the 2021 Physician of the Year at NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital and NYP-Weill Cornell Medical Center respectively.The annual award is presented by...