Pinaki Mukherji
Northwell Health Emergency Medicine

About Me

Dr. Mukherji is the current Program Director of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center’s Emergency Medicine Residency Program. He was previously the Director of the Emergency/Internal/Critical Care Medicine 6 year pathway which is offered at Long Island Jewish. He is trained in both Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine and is dually board certified.

Dr. Mukherji has lectured nationally and internationally on varied topics including core medical content and board review, as well as Decision-Making, Cognitive Error and Bias, and Overdiagnosis. He has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards and the director of various CME courses. He has a special interest in education and pedagogy, both medical and non-medical. He is a proponent of the flipped classroom and Free Online Available Medical Education (FOAMEd). Dr. Mukherji has had longstanding activity in International Emergency Medicine and Global Medicine. He has served in hte past on the board of directors of the American Association for Emergency Medicine in India (AAEMI), which pushed to establish Emergency Medicine as a nationally recognized specialty in India.

Currently Dr. Mukherji spends most of his time working with Emergency Medicine residents in the New York City/Queens area, attempting to convince them that doctors routinely overestimate the benefits and underestimate the harms of treatment and intervention. He tweets as @ercowboy.

At Medicine X 2015

Sunday, September 18 11:40 am (Upper Lobby)
How can we teach the elements of diagnosis to improve a key factor in adverse events and patient outcomes?
Jaw defects may result from trauma, inflammatory diseases or upon tumour resection. The gold standard for jaw reconstruction remains to be the microvascular free flap harvested from the fibula bone. Despite... Read more
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