Brenna M. Farmer, M.D.

Brenna M. Farmer, M.D. Specialties: Emergency Medicine

Brenna M. Farmer, M.D.
Specialties: Emergency Medicine
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525 East 68th Street
Room M130
New York, NY 10065
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  • Aetna - NYP
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
  • GHI
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • United Healthcare

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About Brenna M. Farmer, M.D.

Dr. Brenna Farmer is the site director at NYP-Lower Manhattan Hospital Emergency Department and vice chair of Quality and Patient Safety in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine. She is an assistant professor of clinical emergency medicine. Dr. Farmer has previously served as an assistant residency program director for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Emergency Medicine Residency program.

Dr. Farmer earned her medical degree at Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University and completed her emergency medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She finished her sub-specialty training in medical toxicology at New York University/Bellevue Hospital Center and the New York City Poison Control Center. In addition, she completed a fellowship in Patient Safety Leadership through the American Hospital Association and National Patient Safety Foundation. Dr. Farmer is currently completing her combined MBA-MS in Healthcare Leadership through Cornell University's Johnson School of Business and Weill Cornell Medicine's Department of Population Health Sciences.

Dr. Farmer is board certified in both emergency medicine and toxicology. She is active nationally in several organizations and is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, American Academy of Emergency Medicine, and the American College of Medical Toxicology. Her primary areas of focus are quality improvement, patient safety, and medication safety.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital


  • Toxicology


  • Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Residency: Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology

Languages Spoken

  • English