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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. Kevin Ching Receives SSH 2021 Innovation in Education Award

Kevin Ching
Dr. Kevin Ching is the recipient of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Innovation in Education Award.  The award was presented by the Emergency Medicine Section International Meeting on...

WCM Department of Emergency Medicine Welcomes Dr. Joseph Habboushe

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Joseph Habboushe has joined the faculty of Department of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine.Dr. Habboushe joins us from New York University/Langone and...

Dr. Radhika Sundararajan to Represent WCM Faculty at AAMC Leadership Development Seminar

Radhika Sundararajan
Dr. Radhika Sundararajan has been selected to represent Weill Cornell Medicine faculty at this year’s Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Leadership Development Seminar for Women Faculty...

Dr. Alexander Fortenko Appointed Associate Director of Telemedicine

Dr. Alexander Fortenko has been appointed associate director of Telemedicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine, effective January 1, 2021.In his new role, Dr. Fortenko will assist in overseeing...

Dr. Deborah Levine Named APA 2021 Research Scholar

Deborah Levine
Dr. Deborah Levine has been named a 2021 Research Scholar for the Academic Pediatric Association (APA) Research Scholars Program.The APA Research Scholars Program is a three-year faculty development...

Dr. Flavio Gaudio Receives 2019-2020 Jeanne and Herbert Siegel Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine

Flavio Gaudio
Dr. Flavio Gaudio has been named the 2019-2020 recipient of the Jeanne and Herbert Siegel Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine. The award recognizes an Emergency Medicine faculty member who has...

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine Appoints New Assistant Directors of Clinical Services

The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine has announced the appointment of two new assistant directors of Clinical Services effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Nicole Gerber, Assistant Professor of...

WCM Department of Emergency Medicine Appoints Four New Vice Chairs

Vice Chairs
The Department of Emergency Medicine has announed the appointment of four new vice chairs  to its Executive Leadership Team effective January 1, 2021.  The four are: Dr. Wallace Carter has been...

Dr. Sam Senturia Named A 2020 NYACEP Unsung Hero

Sam Senturia
The New York American College of Emergency Physicians has named Dr. Sam Senturia one of its inaugural 2020 Unsung Heroes. The honor, presented for the first time this year, goes to emergency...

Dr. Maria Lame Receives Health Equity Grant

Maria Lame
The Diversity Center of Excellence, the New York City Education Core of the Cornell Center for Health Equity, has awarded a 2020 Research Scholars for Health Equity grant to Dr. Maria Lame. Through...

Upcoming Events

February 22, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Naloxone Rescue Kit Training

Every day in New YorkCity, about 3 people die from a drug overdose. This brief training will teach you how to recognize and reverse an opioid overdose. You will become a Certified Opioid Overdose...