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Assistant Professor


Martin F Casey, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He completed his medical school and residency training at Mount Sinai Hospital/Elmhurst Hospital in New York City in 2020. He further obtained an MPH with a focus on outcomes research from Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. He is a clinician-researcher with an interest in leveraging the unique setting in which emergency medical care is provided to identify inappropriate medications/polypharmacy and initiate deprescribing interventions in older adults. Dr. Casey's prior research has been supported by a number of foundations and agencies including the US Deprescribing Research Network, National Foundation for Emergency Medicine, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation, and National Institute on Drug Abuse.


BS, Stanford University, 2009
MPH, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 2012
MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2016


Areas of Interest

Dr. Casey research focuses on identifying inappropriate medication use and identifying opportunities to reduce use of such harmful medications among older adults in the emergency department.

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Professional Societies & Memberships

  • 2022-present US Deprescribing Research Network
  • 2022-present Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative
  • 2021-present Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network
  • 2020-present Academy of Geriatric Emergency Medicine
  • 2016-present Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • 2016-present American College of Emergency Physicians

Special Honors & Awards

  • 2023 Scholar, National Foundation of Emergency Medicine
  • 2022 Intensive Junior Investigator Program, US Deprescribing Research Network
  • 2020 Advanced Research Methodology Evaluation and Design (ARMED) Scholarship, Society of Academic Emergency Medicine
  • 2020 Outstanding Achievement in Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Emergency Medicine Residency
  • 2017 Visiting Scholar Research Fellow, American Board of Medical Specialties
  • 2015 Distinction in Medical Research, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • 2013 Margaret E. Mahoney Research Fellow, New York Academy of Medicine
  • 2011 Merit Scholarship, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health