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Jean Scofi
Dr. Jean Scofi has been appointed Director of Informatics and Analytics for the Department of Emergency Medicine.Dr. Scofi recently served as the clinical lead for the ED Epic Go-Live under the guidance of Dr. Hanson Hsu, whose contributions and expertise were instrumental to the success of the Epic transition from Allscripts. In her new role, Dr. Scofi will build upon Dr. Hsu’s foundational work to optimize our electronic health record, develop an ED data management and reporting strategy, and...
ACEP - Sharma
Dr. Rahul Sharma, professor and chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of the American College of Emergency Physicians’ (ACEP) Innovative Change in Practice Management Award. This annual award recognizes an emergency physician who has developed an innovative process, solution, technology or product to solve a significant problem in the practice of emergency medicine.  Recipients of the award must have developed an innovation that improves the practice of emergency...
Mark Curato
Dr. Mark Curato has been selected to participate in the second cohort of the Faculty Scholars in Health Equity, which is a health equity education training program administered through the Cornell Center for Health Equity and the Diversity Center of Excellence. The goal of the program is to create a group of teaching faculty as institutional leaders in the development, implementation, and evaluation of curricula designed to improve the integration of training in health equity and cultural...
EM Faculty
New York American College of Emergency Physicians (New York ACEP) has selected the Department of Emergency Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine as a recipient of the inaugural Exemplary Commitment to Physician Well-Being Award. The award recognizes departments and residency programs demonstrating exemplary physician well-being through operations, social functions, diversification, equity, education and/or environment. This award is a testament to the Department’s dedication...
Tony Rosen
Dr. Anthony Rosen, assistant professor of emergency medicine, is the 2020 winner of the New York American College of Emergency Physicians (New York ACEP) Rising Star Researcher award. The award recognizes and highlights successful researchers and research in emergency medicine within New York State.  It also seeks to identify research faculty to act as mentors for early career researchers within the state. Awardees must have authored and published at least four peer-reviewed manuscripts in a...
Edward Amores
Dr. Edward Amores, assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP). Dr. Amores’ term begins immediately and will run for a period of three years. As a member of the Board, Dr. Amores will participate in all aspects of organizational governance, including the development and enactment of policy, fiscal oversight, fund-raising, and effectively representing the members of the Association. Dr. Amores will...
Rahul Sharma
Dr. Rahul Sharma, Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine, has been recognized as one of Crain’s New York Business 2020 Notable in Health Care. The annual honor recognizes outstanding individuals in the healthcare community who have made an impact on New York City in significant ways, in their professional, civic and philanthropic achievements—with a focus this year on their involvement in the medical response to the COVID-19 pandemic....
The Department of Emergency Medicine has launched its search for a new vice chair of research. The successful individual will provide leadership and strategic oversight of the research mission for the Department, and its academic affiliates, including NewYork-Presbyterian Queens and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospitals. The individual will also be responsible for managing the Department's current research portfolio which totals several million dollars. ...
David Leyden
The Department of Emergency Medicine has appointed David Leyden as its new director of Planning and Development.In this role, David will report directly to the chairman of the Department, Dr. Rahul Sharma, and will work closely with leadership on departmental priorities, including the recently launched ED Follow-up Center, expansion of the Research Division, philanthropic efforts and cultivation of new donors. He will also provide strategic support for leadership initiatives and departmental...
Virtual Apprentice Program
The Department of Emergency Medicine recently launched its first DiversifiED Virtual Summer Apprenticeship Program which aims to create a space for underrepresented minority (URM) pre-medical students to interface with Emergency Medicine physicians. The newly created apprenticeship program seeks to help participants demystify the medical school application process; perfect their medical school application essay; and establish mentoring relationships to guide them through the journey of becoming...