Erik Blutinger
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Erik Blutinger, MD

Emergency Medicine

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About Me

Erik Blutinger, MD, MSc is an assistant professor of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine, and emergency physician and public health specialist who aims to improve population health. He serves as Medical Director to the Community Paramedicine program at Mount Sinai Health Partners (MSHP). His ongoing projects aim to improve ED communication and care transitions, patient-reported outcomes for acute care, and telehealth initiatives across the system. He holds the title as Simulation Champion at Mount Sinai Queens hospital, serves on the Clinical Operations Leadership Team for MSHP, and often works in South Dakota for the Indian Health Service (IHS). Dr. Blutinger is a physician leader who has written several peer reviewed publications and newspaper editorials on public health issues including opioid prescribing and COVID disinformation.  Dr. Blutinger currently serves on several national Committees to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Board of Directors for the 5Boro Institute, a non-partisan think tank convening major stakeholders from business, government, and academia for helping New York City recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. He is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine (SMHS) and completed residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) with completion of the Leadership in Quality Improvement (QI) program.  He completed a Master’s degree in Health Policy, Planning, and Financing at both the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) and the London School of Economics (LSE). He is an attending emergency physician at Mount Sinai Queens.  He is fluent in Italian

Language
English
Position
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital