Lauren S Chernick, MD

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
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About Lauren S Chernick, MD

Dr. Lauren Chernick is a pediatric emergency medicine physician board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatrics Emergency Medicine with a Masters of Biostatistics (MSc) from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. She has dedicated her career to both the clinical care of children and the study of how to improve the health of adolescents who present for care to the emergency department (ED).

Dr. Chernick has been the PI, Co-Investigator, and site PI on multiple grants and was funded through a K23 Career Mentored Development Grant from the National Institute of Child and Health Development (NICHD). She is also the Chair of the PECARN (Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network; funded by HRSA) Adolescent Sexual Health Working Group. Her specific research focus is improving adolescent health through designing, testing, and implementing innovative and engaging digital health platforms that fit into ED workflow. As an investigator, she has extensive experience with qualitative and quantitative data analysis, user-centered design, digital health, and ED-based trials.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics


  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Medical School: State University of New York - Upstate Health Sciences Center -Syracuse
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics (in Emergency Medicine) at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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