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David Leyden
The Department of Emergency Medicine has appointed David Leyden as administrative director of its planned Center for Virtual Care.  Leyden will work closely on all aspects of the Department’s telehealth portfolio.Leyden brings significant experience across the spectrum of academic  medical centers and the not-for-profit sector.  He previously held roles at Columbia University Medical Center and the Simons Foundation, where he was intimately involved in the development of new programs and...
Dr. Yaffa Vitberg
NewYork-Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine has appointed Dr. Yaffa Vitberg, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine and clinical pediatrics, as program director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program.  Dr. Vitberg joined NYP/WCM in 2014 and has served as associate program director since July 2017.  Throughout her tenure, Dr. Vitberg has been instrumental in advancing the scholarship of the training program. Additionally, she is...
Dr. Rahul Sharma, emergency physician-in-chief at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named a top 25 innovator in the healthcare industry by Modern Healthcare. The inaugural list recognizes executives who are initiating and leading transformation across the healthcare industry.“Dr....
The Department of Emergency Medicine has received a $2 million grant from New York State Office of Victim Services to fund the NYP-WCM ED-based Vulnerable Elder Protection Team (VEPT). The VEPT program, spearheaded by Dr. Tony Rosen, is a multi-disciplinary, ED-based consultation service that improves the detection, assessment, and management of elder abuse/neglect victims, ensuring better care and the ultimate safety of this vulnerable population.
NewYork Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Emergency Medicine is the winner of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) inaugural 2019 ACEP Wellness Week Departmental Challenge.The Challenge seeks to highlight exceptional Emergency Departments across the United States for their promotion and elevation of wellness at the organizational level.ACEP’s selection committee cited  Emergency Medicine Department’s “outstanding commitment to wellness for emergency physicians and...
Dr. Sam Senturia, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, is the recipient of the 2019 Excellence in Medical Education Award.  Dr. Senturia was presented with the award at Weill Cornell Medicine’s Excellence in Medical Education Award Ceremony held at the Griffis Faculty Club on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.A passionate educator and outstanding colleague, Dr. Senturia was recognized, by students in the Emergency Medicine Sub-internship, for his tireless efforts and exceptional teaching....
The Department of Emergency Medicine is pleased to announce the 2019 Healthcare Leadership & Management (HLM) Scholars. The HLM Scholars program exposes rising second year Weill Cornell medical students to senior management and various aspects of healthcare management.This year’s scholars are:Dora Chen, a graduate of Princeton University with a concentration in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and a certificate in Astrobiology;  Gregory Han, a graduate of Amherst College with a BA in...
The Department of Emergency Medicine is excited to announce its new mission statement: “Leading emergency care with innovation, scholarship and compassion.”  It also simultaneously revealed a new visual incorporating elements of the mission statement.The new mission statement and visual reflect the Department’s approach and continued commitment to our patients, students, faculty and staff.Today’s announcement comes as the Department of Emergency Medicine prepares to celebrate its first...
It is with great pleasure that we announce Dr. Manish Garg as our new Program Director for the New-York Presbyterian Emergency Medicine Residency Program as of September 1, 2019.Dr. Garg is currently a Professor of Emergency Medicine and also the Senior Associate Residency Program Director for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Temple University. An esteemed teacher and educator, Dr. Garg has been recognized with many teaching awards and honors which include the faculty teacher of the year and...
Dr. Anthony E. Rosen is the recipient of the 2019 Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Young Investigator Award.  The Young Investigator award recognizes an SAEM member who has demonstrated commitment and achievement in research during the early stage of their academic career. The award presentation took place at SAEM’s annual meeting in Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.Dr. Rosen was cited for his “passion for and dedication to research of older adults, particularly victims of...