It gives us great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Anthony Rosen as Associate Director of the Research Division in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM). In this new role, he will support the growth of the research enterprise in the department and play a key role in mentoring faculty and helping grow the department’s externally funded research activities.
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) Task Force. From 2019-2020, he served as president of the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Rosen’s research focuses on improving the identification, intervention, and prevention of elder abuse in the ED and other health care settings. Dr. Rosen has contributed as a co-author on 53 original scientific publications in this focused area and has led the development of a first-of-its-kind multi-disciplinary clinical intervention program. He has obtained 8 grants serving as Principal Investigator, including an R01, K76, and R03 from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a recent large grant from the New York State Office of Victim Services, and private foundation grants.
Dr. Rosen was awarded the Outstanding Researcher Rising Star Award by the New York State Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (NYACEP) in 2020. In 2019, he received the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine’s (SAEM) Young Investigator Award for commitment and achievement in research during the early stage of an academic career. He was also the 2018 recipient of the Jeffrey H. Silverstein Memorial Award for Emerging Investigators in the Surgical and Related Medical Specialties, awarded by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) to an emerging investigator in the surgical and related medical specialties whose research is focused on geriatrics in their specialty committed to a career in aging research.