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Peter Shearer, MD Email Peter Shearer

Emergency Medicine
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Mount Sinai Doctors ?
    • Position
    • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Emergency Medicine
    • Specialty
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Language
    • English
    • Hospital Affiliations
    • Mount Sinai Morningside and Mount Sinai West
    • The Mount Sinai Hospital
    • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    • Mount Sinai Queens
    • Mount Sinai Brooklyn

Dr. Peter Shearer has been in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for 15 years; from 2006-2013 he was the Program Director if the Mount Sinai Emergency Medicine Residency Program.  Under Dr. Shearer the program grew  to a four year training program with 60 residents.  He has brought change to the program by adding more critical care focus, progressive responsibility, and innovative rotations in medical education and a senior specialty track.  He was also responsible for developing an innovative resident program in Quality Management.  In 2013 he became the Associate Director of the Mount Sinai Emergency Department with a focus on Quality Management and Performance Improvement.  He also serves as the Medical Director for the Mount Sinai Medical Center Sexual Assault and Forensic Examiner program

Regional / National Committees / Advisory Boards:


ABEM Oral Board Examiner

SAEM CPC Committee

CORD-EM QI/Patient Safety Task Force and Academic Assembly Program Committee



American Board of Emergency Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Seizure Disorder


MD, University of Massachusetts Medical Center

Internship, Internal Medicine
Boston University Medical Center

Residency, Emergency Medicine
Boston University Medical Center