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. Adam E. Vella Appointed New Site Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital

NEW YORK (December 7, 2018). The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Adam E. Vella as the new site Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine at NewYork-...

New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Department of Emergency Medicine Leadership Appointments

It gives me great pleasure to announce the following leadership appointments, effective January 1, 2019, in the NYP-Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine. Rahul Sharma, MD, MBA,...

Dr. Kaushal Shah appointed new Vice Chair of Education for the NYP-Weill Cornell Department of Emergency Medicine

NEW YORK (November 15, 2018)—It gives me great pleasure to announce that Dr. Kaushal Shah will be the new Vice Chair of Education for the New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine Department of...

‘Webside’ Manner

Bronx resident Andrea Ablack and her family are longtime patients of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Not only do they come to the hospital for routine care, but she was born there—...

Dr. Rahul Sharma, Emergency Physician-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, Named Inaugural Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine

NEW YORK (June 4, 2018)—Recognizing the increasing importance of emergency medicine as an academic discipline, Weill Cornell Medicine has expanded the Division of Emergency Medicine into a...

Upcoming Events

November 20, 2018 - 8:30am to 9:30am

Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Telemedicine and the Transformation of Healthcare

Presented by: Rahul Sharma, MD, MBA Chairman of Emergency Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine