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. Rahul Sharma Named a Top 25 Innovator in the Healthcare Industry

Dr. Rahul Sharma, emergency physician-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named a...

NYP-WCM Emergency Department Awarded $2 Million Grant to Sustain and Grow Elder Protection Program

The Department of Emergency Medicine has received a $2 million grant from New York State Office of Victim Services to fund the NYP-WCM ED-based Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT). The VEPT...

NYP-WCM Department of Emergency Wins ACEP’s 2019 Wellness Week Departmental Challenge

NewYork Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine is the winner of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) inaugural 2019 ACEP Wellness Week Departmental...

Dr. Sam Senturia Honored for Excellence in Medical Education

Dr. Sam Senturia, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, is the recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Medical Education Award.  Dr. Senturia was presented with the award at Weill Cornell...

2019 Department of Emergency Medicine HLM Scholars Announced

The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce the 2019 Healthcare Leadership & Management (HLM) Scholars. The HLM Scholars program exposes rising second year Weill Cornell medical...

The Department of Emergency Medicine Announces New Mission Statement and Visual

The Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce its new mission statement: “Leading emergency care with innovation, scholarship and compassion.”  It also simultaneously revealed a new...

Dr. Manish Garg Appointed Program Director of NYP Emergency Medicine Residency Program

It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Manish Garg as our new Program Director for the New-York Presbyterian Emergency Medicine Residency Program as of September 1, 2019.Dr. Garg is currently...

Dr. Anthony E. Rosen Receives 2019 SAEM Young Investigator Award

Dr. Anthony E. Rosen is the recipient of the 2019 Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Young Investigator Award.  The Young Investigator award recognizes an SAEM member who has demonstrated...

Dr. Neel Naik Receives the SAEM Simulation Academy Innovator Award

Dr. Neel Naik is the recipient of the 2019 Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Simulation Academy Innovator Award.  This national award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated...

Dr. Anne Katz Appointed Assistant Program Director for NYP Emergency Medicine Residency Program

Dr. Anne Katz, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, has been appointed assistant program director for the NewYork-Presbyterian Emergency Medicine Residency Program. The appointment...

Upcoming Events

October 4, 2019 - 8:30am to October 5, 2019 - 4:00am

Virtual Healthcare in the Mainstream

New-York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine is proud to present the 2019 Virtual Healthcare conference. This conference will have nationally-acclaimed speakers and subject matter experts...