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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 Chair

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


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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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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Read the Latest News & Highlights from the Department of Emergency Medicine

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Welcome to the Winter 2024 edition of the Department of Emergency Medicine newsletter.As we begin 2024, I want to thank our faculty, clinicians and administrative staff whose dedication and tireless...

Weill Cornell Emergency Medicine Ranked in Top 15 Nationally in NIH Research Funding

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We are excited to announce that the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has just ranked our department 14th nationally in National Institute of Health (NIH) research funding for 2023.  Aside...
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