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Jonathan Wassermann

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Emergency Medicine
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Specialty

Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Emergency Ultrasound

Education

  • MD, Chicago Medical School

  • Internship, Internal Medicine
    Methodist Hospital

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine
    Boston University

Biography

    Dr. Wassermann is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician who has been practicing in New York City since 2004.  Dr. Wassermann completed a Residency in Emergency Medicine at Boston Medical Center through Boston University Medical School and followed with an Internship in Internal Medicine at Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn. After residency at Boston Medical Center, he joined the faculty of SUNY Downstate and King’s County Medical Center in Brooklyn before joining the faculty of St Luke’s Roosevelt in 2008. Subsequently, he has been the Director of Medical Student Education for the Emergency Department and is currently the Director of ED Trauma Services. He received the distinguished “Teacher of the year Award” from the residency in 2013. He has been very involved in the integration of TeamSTEPPS and facilitating improved teamwork and communication into the emergency department. He has special interests in the field of medical decision making as well as quality improvement and resuscitation medicine.

Awards

  • 2014 -
    Best Oral Presentation-Emergency Department Factors Associated with Acute Mesenteric Ischemia in an Urban Academic Hospital
    New England Regional SAEM Conference

  • 2013 -
    Teach of the Year Award
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

  • 2004 -
    Senior Resident Teaching Award
    Boston Medical Center

Publications

Rectal Prolapse. In: in Shah, K and Mason C.: Essential Emergency Procedures. Philadelphia, Lippincott;.

Yeh JS, Gingrich AS, JW, Saul T. Bezoar. Journal of Emergency Medicine 2013 October; 45(4): 615-616.

Wasserman J. Neck Trauma. In: In Shah Ed: Essential Emergency Trauma. New York, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;.

Wasserman J. Is This Patient Clinically Depressed? Rational Clinical Exam Series. Ann Emerg Med 2009 May; 53(5): 674-676.

Solomon D, Wasserman J. Emergency Ultrasound Training in South Africa. ACEP Section on International Medicine Newsletter 2008; 10(2).

Baker WE, Wasserman J. Unsuspected Vascular Trauma: Blunt Arterial Injuries. In: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. WB Saunders;prettyprintp1081-1098.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Wassermann did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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