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Emergency Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine Emergency Medicine

Rahul Sharma, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair, Emergency Medicine


Welcome to the newly-established academic Department of Emergency Medicine at  New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine. As the inaugural chairman, I am  proud to lead our new department in fulfilling our mission to deliver outstanding patient care, engage in cutting-edge research and provide top-ranked education.

The people and communities we serve are the heart and soul of our mission and we are committed to providing excellent care always. Our major focus is on best practices that allow our providers to spend more time with patients and thus enhance the patient-provider relationship. 

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Latest News

Dr. Jean Scofi Appointed Director of Informatics and Analytics

Jean Scofi
Dr. Jean Scofi has been appointed Director of Informatics and Analytics for the Department of Emergency Medicine.Dr. Scofi recently served as the clinical lead for the ED Epic Go-Live under the...

Dr. Rahul Sharma Receives ACEP's 2020 Innovative Change in Practice Management Award

ACEP - Sharma
Dr. Rahul Sharma, professor and chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of the American College of Emergency Physicians’ (ACEP) Innovative Change in Practice Management...

Dr. Mark Curato Selected as Faculty Scholar in Health Equity

Mark Curato
Dr. Mark Curato has been selected to participate in the second cohort of the Faculty Scholars in Health Equity, which is a health equity education training program administered through the Cornell...

Department of Emergency Medicine Receives New York ACEP Inaugural Exemplary Commitments to Physician Well-Being Department Award

EM Faculty
New York American College of Emergency Physicians (New York ACEP) has selected the Department of Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine as a recipient of the inaugural...

Dr. Anthony Rosen Receives New York ACEP Rising Star Research Award

Tony Rosen
Dr. Anthony Rosen, assistant professor of emergency medicine, is the 2020 winner of the New York American College of Emergency Physicians (New York ACEP) Rising Star Researcher award. The award...

Dr. Edward Amores Elected to ARP Board of Directors

Edward Amores
Dr. Edward Amores, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP). Dr. Amores’ term begins immediately...

Dr. Rahul Sharma Among Crain's 2020 Notable in Health Care

Rahul Sharma
Dr. Rahul Sharma, Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, has been recognized as one of Crain’s New York Business 2020 Notable in Health Care. The annual honor recognizes outstanding...

Department of Emergency Medicine Seeks Vice Chair of Research

The Department of Emergency Medicine has launched its search for a new vice chair of research. The successful individual will provide leadership and strategic oversight of the research mission for...

David Leyden Appointed Director of Planning and Development

David Leyden
The Department of Emergency Medicine has appointed David Leyden as its new director of Planning and Development.In this role, David will report directly to the chairman of the Department, Dr. Rahul...

Department of Emergency Medicine Launches DiversifiED Virtual Summer Apprenticeship Program

Virtual Apprentice Program
The Department of Emergency Medicine recently launched its first DiversifiED Virtual Summer Apprenticeship Program which aims to create a space for underrepresented minority (URM) pre-medical...

Upcoming Events

October 9, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

Virtual Healthcare Mainstream

The annual Virtual Healthcare in the Mainstream Symposium and Research Forum brings together acclaimed leaders from nationally renowned healthcare institutions and healthcare industry innovators...

October 27, 2020 - 8:30am to 9:30am

Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Telemedicine

Presented by Ji Won Kim, MD Director, Pediatric Telemedicine, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine Assistant Professor of Clinical...