Ula Hwang is an associate professor in emergency medicine and geriatrics and palliative medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. She is also a core investigator in the Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center at the James J. Peters Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Her research focuses on understanding and improving the quality of care older adults receive in the emergency department setting. She currently co-principal investigates the jointly funded John A. Hartford Foundation and West Health Institute, multi-organizational Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative initiative to disseminate and implement recommendations from the geriatric emergency department guidelines in hospitals across the United States. She holds leadership positions in geriatric emergency medicine programs and is the current American College of Emergency Physicians geriatric section chair and has been the past president of the Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine.

Recent Posts by Ula Hwang

The Journey Of Geriatric Emergency Medicine: Acceleration, Diffusion, And Collaboration As Keys To Continued Growth

Continuing to grow the field of geriatric emergency medicine will require increased collaboration between policy makers, health care administrators, clinicians, caregivers, and patients to ensure emergency departments deliver appropriate care to seniors.