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Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine provides around-the-clock emergency care to patients in four locations, while also training residents from all specialties how to provide that care. NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, which treats more than 96,000 patients annually, is a Level 1 Trauma Center, a Psychiatric Emergency Receiving Center, a Burn Center for the City of New York, a Chest Pain Center and a Stroke Center, equipped to handle the entire spectrum of undifferentiated illnesses. The emergency medicine team also provides care at three additional NewYork-Presbyterian hospitals at the Columbia University Medical Center, Lower Manhattan Hospital and The Allen Hospital in northern Manhattan. Educational opportunities include an emergency medicine residency program and fellowships in pediatric emergency medicine and geriatric emergency medicine, among other options.


Telemedicine Training Proves Vital During Covid-19 Crisis, Increasing Access to Care

April 9, 2020

As hospitals and emergency departments urge more patients to stay home to avoid exposing themselves and others to COVID-19 and to reduce stress on the healthcare system, patient...
Dr. Rahul Sharma Named a Top 25 Innovator in the Healthcare Industry

August 21, 2019

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...
‘Webside’ Manner

October 4, 2018

Telemedicine is a growing field at NewYork-Presbyterian/ Weill Cornell Medical Center—and Weill Cornell Medicine is at the forefront of training future physicians in the art of...