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Eric Seth Nadel, MD

  • Director, Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency




Eric S. Nadel, M.D. is an attending physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. Additionally, he is an associate professor at Harvard Medical School.


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Emergency medicine education
Medical Education
  • MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Residency, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric


Dr. Eric S. Nadel, is an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and he completed his residency in emergency medicine at Boston City Hospital, where he was chief resident in his final year. He is also an associate professor at Harvard Medical School.

As Residency Director for the BWH/MGH Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency (HAEMR), Dr. Nadel has created an innovative curriculum to establish the highest caliber residency training program. He is noted for the creation of a simulation and seminar based curriculum, replacing traditional lectures, allowing for small group teaching, active learning, and multiple educational modalities.

Dr. Nadel has served on the Partners Education Committee, BWH Education Committee, and MGH Executive Committee on Teaching and Education, and the Task Force for Compensation for Education at Partners, and has served as an examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM). He is also associate director of Graduate Medical Education for Partners HealthCare System.

Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Nadel is a founder and section editor of the Case Presentations of the Harvard EM Residency in the Journal of Emergency Medicine, has co-authored 80 case reports, and mentored over 50 residents in manuscript preparation. He has edited Blueprints in Emergency Medicine, a USMLE board review book, and mentored resident authors though publication of 2 editions. He also has co-edited Adams Emergency Medicine, an innovative master educator textbook, which is used by many programs nationally.

View my most recent publications at PubMed


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55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-732-8079
Fax: 617-264-6848

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