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Rahul Sharma Receives Advancing Emergency Care Award
In 2008, the New York American College for Emergency Physicians (NY ACEP) established the Advancing Emergency Care Award to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to advancing emergency care in New York State. This year, Rahul Sharma, M.D., the Barbara and Stephen Friedman Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and Emergency Physician-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center,...
Sophia Lin, MD
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sophia Lin on being named the recipient of the 2024 Jeanne and Herbert Siegel Award for Excellence in Emergency Medicine. The award recognizes the contributions of a faculty member who has demonstrated clinical excellence, professional achievement, innovation, and dedication to the field of Emergency Medicine. The award is one of ten prizes annually bestowed by Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) faculty and medical students through endowed gifts from Overseer...
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With the first quarter of 2024 behind us, the Department of Emergency Medicine has much to celebrate and much to look forward to.We hope you enjoy the new look and feel of our newsletter. And don't forget to follow us on X (formerly known as Twitter) for the latest news and updates about our department.Thank you for making our Department everything that it is and we look forward to continuing a year filled with growth, innovation,...
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The Department will have a robust presence at the SAEM Annual Meeting, held from May 14-17 in Phoenix, AZ. 22 faculty members are presenting a total of 27 didactics, oral presentations, and poster presentations. A total of 20 faculty members and 5 staff are contributing as co-authors to presentations. A complete schedule of all WCM EM presentations at the conference is available...
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Would you recognize the symptoms of heat stroke if you were suffering from it? More importantly, would your doctor?The answer may be, “no”. And delays in even the simplest of treatments to help reverse the effects of heat-related illnesses can mean the difference between life and death.Illnesses like heat stroke and heat exhaustion occur when body temperatures fluctuate by even a few degrees above 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit and the body is unable to properly cool itself. As average temperatures...
Barbara and Stephen Friedman Endowed Professorship Celebration Group Photo
Rahul Sharma, M.D., Chair of Emergency Medicine, surrounded by Weill Cornell Medicine leaders, faculty and staff, as well as Board Members, donors and esteemed guests, celebrated the Emergency Medicine Department’s first endowed professorship, the Barbara and Stephen Friedman Professorship of Emergency Medicine.  The Friedman Family Foundation and the Weil, Gotshal & Manges Foundation established...
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Welcome to the Winter 2024 edition of the Department of Emergency Medicine newsletter.As we begin 2024, I want to thank our faculty, clinicians and administrative staff whose dedication and tireless efforts made the past year an extraordinary one. In 2023 we celebrated a significant milestone: our fifth anniversary as an academic department within Weill Cornell Medicine. Our Department’s growth...
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We are excited to announce that the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has just ranked our department 14th nationally in National Institute of Health (NIH) research funding for 2023.  Aside from the fact that this is our highest ranking to date, this is a notable milestone for our department because we were...
Medical technology network connection concept
The Department of Emergency Medicine, in partnership with the Cornell Tech Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, is proud to announce a new fellowship focused on innovation. The Innovation Fellowship in Emergency Medicine will teach the skills needed for emergency medicine physicians to become clinical leaders in the digital transformation of healthcare. Fellows will be trained in all aspects of the innovation pipeline including ideation, design, intellectual property, financing, and strategic...
Dr. Neil Patel
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Neil Patel on being named one of the 2023 New York American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Unsung Heroes.Dr. Patel, Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, has had a profound and multi-faceted impact on the Department of Emergency Medicine. As a full-time nocturnist, he has not only consistently delivered exemplary patient care but has also taken on the role of a clinician-educator with remarkable dedication. Dr. Patel goes beyond the...

Upcoming Events

May 30
8:00amGriffis Faculty Club - 521 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065
Nov 15
9:00am to 5:00pmGriffis Faculty Club at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center, 521 E 68th Street, New York, NY 10065