Eric Manheimer, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

Watch Dr. Eric Manheimer's Transform 2013 talk.

Eric Manheimer, M.D., is an internist with a focus on geriatrics and palliative care. He was chief medical officer and patient safety officer at Bellevue Hospital, part of New York City's Health and Hospitals Corp., for 15 years, and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians.

His administrative responsibilities spanned clinical care, quality, care management, emergency preparedness, organizational growth, graduate medical education and citywide programs with the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Planned Parenthood and the Department of Health of New York City.

His book, "Twelve Patients: Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital," was published by Hachette Book Group in 2012. He is working on a new book, "House Calls," focused on the experiences of patients, families and caregivers from diverse global backgrounds confronting difficult decisions.

Dr. Manheimer has worked internationally in Haiti, Pakistan and Latin America. He is a clinical professor of medicine at the NYU Langone Medical Center.