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Geriatric Emergency Medicine Division

To advance the field of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) by delivering exceptional clinical care to our older patients, conducting novel and impactful geriatric clinical research, and educating students and providers to become world-class emergency medicine clinicians and academic leaders in GEM.


Dr. Michael Stern

The Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) division of Weill Cornell Emergency Medicine are premier providers of emergency care for older adult patients. We are also a leading academic center for GEM education and research, offering unique opportunities for medical students, residents, and fellows. With our commitment to advancing the field of GEM, our patients benefit from best-in-class care and up-to-date clinical research, delivered by world-class emergency physicians at the #1 hospital in New York.

Michael Stern, M.D.
Chief, Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine

Our Services

Our Faculty

GEM physicians are award-winning leaders in areas of geriatric care ranging from elder abuse, delirium, infectious disease, polypharmacy, and trauma, and have implemented several unique clinical programs and protocols.

GEM Fellowship

GEM fellows gain valuable experience in all aspects of clinical care, research, and education at one of the busiest hospitals in the U.S.


GEM research is committed to discovery, including clinical investigations that deliver innovations and new treatment protocols to our patients. Funding from numerous federal, state, and private grants enables inquiry to continue.


In-depth GEM education is available to every level of trainee across multiple teaching platforms including bedside, didactic, simulation, case-based report, and journal club.


Headshot of Alexis Halpern
Alexis Halpern, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Headshot of Anthony Rosen
Anthony E Rosen, M.D. MPH
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Michael Stern
Michael Ethan Stern, M.D.
Chief, Geriatric Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

Mailing Address
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center
Weill Department of Medicine
525 E. 68th St., Box 179
New York, NY 10065

Office of the Chairman
525 E. 68th St., M-130
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-0780

Residency Office
530 E. 70th St., M-124c
New York, NY 10021
(212) 746-0892

Leading Emergency Care