Alexis Halpern   Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine


Dr. Alexis Halpern is an Attending Physician and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center.  Dr. Halpern graduated from Cornell University  and then completed her medical school education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School.   Dr. Halpern then completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City.

After working as an attending physician for four years, Dr. Halpern recently completed a fellowship in Geriatric Emergency Medicine here at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell and presently is the Assitant Director of the Geriatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship.  She lectures frequently  and has also been involved in several international teaching projects in India, Canada and Guatemala.  Dr. Halpern has a particular interest in Geriatric trauma and pallative care. 


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Selected publications

  • Assessment and management of delirium in older adults in the emergency department: Literature review to inform development of a novel clinical protocolAdvanced Emergency Nursing Journal. 2015 Review GET IT
    Times cited: 14



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