Englewood Health appoints new chief of emergency medicine

Englewood Health said it recently appointed Dr. Erik Chu as chief of emergency medicine, succeeding Dr. Hillary Cohen, who has been chief of emergency medicine since 2015.

Chu has been a part of Englewood Health’s emergency department team since 2005 and has served as its assistant medical director since 2018.

Cohen has also been vice president of medical affairs since 2018 and will be taking on an expanded role at Englewood Health as senior vice president of medical affairs.

During his tenure, Chu has been a respected clinician, as well as a leader. He served a two-year term on the hospital’s Medical Executive Committee from 2016 to 2018 and currently serves as the chair of the Interdisciplinary Emergency Department Council.

In 2020, Chu was the recipient of the annual Physician of the Year Award, nominated by his colleagues for his commitment to the organization’s core values.