Nicholas G Genes

Nicholas G Genes, MD, PhD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Genetics and Genomic Sciences


Emergency Medicine

Dr. Nicholas Genes is Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Associate Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of Mount Sinai. He practices emergency medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Brooklyn. His research interests include the usability of electronic health record (EHR) systems, effective clinical decision support, and the use of mobile health apps and social media to coordinate and improve patient care.
Dr. Genes has published and presented nationally on the impact of health Information Technology (IT) on emergency medicine applications, such as disaster preparedness, emergency physician interaction with EHRs, EHR usability, and extracting information from EHRs relevant to emergency management. He has collaborated and led investigations within the Mount Sinai health care system to make use of electronic data to improve clinical care, through decision support, identifying at-risk patient cohorts, and other projects. He mentors several fellows and residents on the topic of clinical informatics and virtual care. His residency training was at Mount Sinai in the Department of Emergency Medicine, where he served as Chief Resident.

Additional training
Informatics Fellowship, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, Brown University
Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:

SAEM Social Media Committee
SAEM Web Committee

Editor-in-Chief / Editorial Boards:
Editorial Board, Emergency Medicine Practice


American Board of Preventive Medicine

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Arthritis Emergencies


MD,PHD, Univ. of Mass Medical School

Residency, Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

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