Profile: Christopher Caspers, MD, FACEP



Christopher Caspers


Dr. Christopher Caspers is a board-certified emergency physician and serves as Vice-Chair of Education and Academic Affairs for the Department of Emergency Medicine at the NYU Langone Health System. Dr. Caspers is also the chief of observation medicine for the NYU Langone Health System.

Dr. Caspers is a leading national expert in observation medicine. He is currently the national Chair for the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Observation Medicine section. He is an invited national speaker and his work in observation medicine has been recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, the National Patient Safety Foundation, the British Medical Journal, the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, and the Vizient Patient Safety Organization as well as being described in multiple publications. Dr. Caspers is an expert advisor in observation medicine to the Vizient Patient Safety Organization. He has also served in various leadership roles in local and state projects related to observation medicine. He previously served as secretary/newsletter editor for the ACEP Observation Medicine section and led clinical operations for the Department of Emergency Medicine at NYU Langone Health.

Dr. Caspers completed his residency at the NYU/Bellevue Emergency Medicine Residency in New York City where he was a chief resident and currently enjoys teaching as a core faculty member. Dr. Caspers’ professional interests involve innovation and leadership in healthcare.

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