Leadership Appointments
 It gives us great pleasure to announce the following leadership appointments in the Department of Emergency Medicine, effective July 1, 2022.
Dr. Sophia Lin & Dr. Sam Senturia
Sophia Lin, MD, RDMS and Sam Senturia, MD, have been awarded the Excellence in Medical Education award by the Office of Medical Education at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). The award recognizes outstanding WCM faculty who have distinguished themselves as teachers and mentors across all levels of training, and will be given out at a ceremony in the Griffis Faculty Club on June 22, 2022.Dr. Lin is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pediatrics and currently serves as...
Dr. Peter Greenwald
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Peter Greenwald on being named the recipient of the 2022 Jeanne and Herbert Siegel Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine. The award recognizes an outstanding emergency medicine faculty member who has demonstrated clinical excellence, professional achievement, innovation, and dedication to the field of Emergency Medicine. It is one of ten prizes, from the endowments of WCM Overseer Herbert J. Siegel and his wife, Jeanne, that’s awarded annually to...
Dr. Neel Naik
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Neel Naik on his appointment as Vice President of Social Media & Communication for the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Simulation Academy Executive Committee for 2022-2023.SAEM's Simulation Academy Executive Committee acts on behalf of the general membership to further the mission of the Simulation Academy and conduct its business activities. As Vice President of Social Media & Communication, Dr. Naik will be responsible for promoting...
Dr. Tony Rosen
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Anthony Rosen on his promotion to Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine.Dr. Rosen is a nationally recognized expert in geriatric emergency medicine. He currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) recently launched Geriatric ED Accreditation process. He is a core faculty member of the Geriatric ED Collaborative and is a contributor to the NIH-funded Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research (GEAR)...
Dr. Adam Vella
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Adam Vella on being named the 2022 Physician of the Year at New York-Presbyterian (NYP) Lower Manhattan Hospital. The annual award is presented by Departments of Nursing across all of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital’s main campuses. It celebrates collegiality, collaboration, and physicians’ contributions to NYP’s nursing practice. The award is given to physicians who show competence and compassion in the clinical setting and cooperate with Nursing to attain...
Dr. Brenna Farmer
It gives us great pleasure to announce that Dr. Brenna Farmer, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, has been appointed the new Vice Chief of Clinical Services for the Department of Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) Brooklyn Methodist Hospital, effective April 1, 2022. She will be working alongside leadership on clinical services, including quality and patient safety, as Brooklyn Methodist Hospital integrates into the NYP enterprise. Dr. Farmer will be leaving her...
Dr. Rachel Kowalsky
Dr. Rachel Kowalsky, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Pediatrics, was recently appointed to the leadership team for the Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) LEAP (Longitudinal Educational Experience Advancing Patient Partnerships) Program. LEAP is an innovative program that allows students to participate in the healthcare experiences of assigned patients who reside in their community, from the beginning of their medical school experience and continuing throughout their four years...
Dr. Rama Rao
Dr. Rama Rao has been appointed IRB general chair at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), alongside Dr. Peter Goldstein, Department of Anesthesiology.Dr. Rama B. Rao is the Chief of the Division of Medical Toxicology and an Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is also Medical Director of the SAFE Program. Dr. Rao directs the medical toxicology consultation service at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and previously served on...
Dr. Rahul Sharma
Dr. Rahul Sharma, Professor and Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, co-authored a paper published this week in New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst titled “The Future of Emergency Medicine: Emergency Care Without the Emergency Department.”Dr. Sharma collaborated with Dr. Judd Hollander, Associate Dean for Strategic Health Initiatives at Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Professor and Vice Chair of Finance and Healthcare Enterprises in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Thomas...