Emergency Department

The Emergency Department is comprised of the Adult Emergency Room, Urgent Care Center, and Pediatric Emergency Room. The multidisciplinary team in the Emergency Department provides the highest quality trauma and emergency medical care to people of all ages with life threatening or urgent medical needs. As part of the comprehensive care given to patients who are seen in the Emergency Department, there are three fulltime Social Workers available to assist patients by providing crisis counseling, referrals to community resources, assistance with obtaining medical equipment, and other related services.

There is a Social Worker on site in the Emergency Department from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm on weekends, and until 12:00 midnight weekdays (with on-call Social Workers available after-hours).

The Emergency Department Social Work team is comprised of Jessica Gera, LCSW. (212-746-4306) George Haskell, LMSW (212-746-1618) Laura Kramer, LMSW (212-746-4315).

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