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CVC
A panel of experts from the Center for Virtual Care recently shared their experience providing virtual care during the COVID-19 crisis at a virtual webinar hosted by the Center for Virtual Care. The panelists also shared expertise on best practices for providing virtual care in a post-pandemic era. The free webinar can be seen here
Jose Fernandez
It is with tremendous sorrow that the Department of Emergency Medicine announces the unexpected passing of our esteemed and beloved colleague and friend, Dr. Jose Fernandez on Saturday, January 30, 2021.Dr. Fernandez was our most senior faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine.  He joined the Emergency Department in 1987 as an attending physician when it was located in the basement of the M building in the old New York Hospital.  According to Dr. Rahul Sharma, professor and...
Kowalski Platt Yuen
The virtual oasis, created by Drs. Rachel Kowalsky, Shari Platt and Anthony Yuen, lets front-line workers share experiences and find solace in art, poetry, literary passages, music and dance.  Read the full story here.
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 Simulation in Healthcare 2021.The award recognizes individuals who have developed or validated a significant new innovation or educational method.  Projects can include simulation methods, technology or curricula.Dr. Ching is an outstanding physician educator and leader who has made significant...
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 Bellevue Medical Centers in New York City.  He is best known as cofounder and CEO of MDCalc, the medical calculator reference widely used by physicians throughout the United States and worldwide. Dr. Habboushe is also the creator and editor-in-chief of EMRA’s pocket guide series The Basics of...
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 in Medicine and Science.The seminar provides women physicians and scientists, at the assistant and associate professor level, with skills and strategies to help navigate and direct their careers and seek opportunities pursuant to achieving their leadership goals. Participants are chosen for their...
Fortenko
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 the Department’s telemedicine initiatives. Dr. Fortenko will also serve as faculty at the Center for Virtual Care, where he will focus on growing and expanding the Center beyond its educational mission.Dr. Fortenko is an instructor in Emergency Medicine with a strong interest in innovation. He has...
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 program that trains pediatric clinician-educators and clinician-researchers to develop needed research skills for enhancing their academic credentials. Through a combination of coursework, peer-mentoring, webinars, and conference workshops, research scholars develop skills in planning, implementing...
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 demonstrated clinical excellence, professional achievement, innovation, and dedication to the field of Emergency Medicine.Dr. Gaudio is an assistant professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and medical director of the Nurse Practitioner Program in Emergency Medicine who has made significant...
GerberUy
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 Clinical Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pediatrics, has been appointed Assistant Director of Clinical Services in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Gerber joined the Division of Pediatric Emergency...

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 Responder and receive a free Overdose Rescue Kit with naloxone - a medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose and restores breathing. This event is sponsored by the Departments of Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine and supported by Robin Kellner Sicher and John Sicher. For more...

February 23, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Covid Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic propelled virtual health to the frontline and changed the delivery of healthcare forever.  As the crisis grew, telemedicine training proved vital in increasing access to care. Weill Cornell Medicine/NewYork Presbyterian’s Center for Virtual Care has been at the forefront of training clinicians to navigate this new care space.

Join our panel of experts from WCM/NYP Center for Virtual Care and learn about their experiences and expertise in virtual health training...