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Emergency Medicine

John P. Sanchez, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Dir, Community-Engaged Service Learning Elective

Emergency Medicine

Medical Science Building (MSB)
185 South Orange Avenue Room 637a
Newark , NJ 07101
Phone: (973) 972-3762

Clinical Info

Medical Expertise

Board certified in Emergency Medicine and works in the Emergency Department of University Hospital, Newark


Hospital Affiliation

University Hospital, Newark


Insurance Participation

Insurance Participation: with Provider Number ( where applicable ) The information below is subject to change and should not be relied upon until after it is verified with the insurance company. In addition, psychiatric providers should be contacted directly for information on their participation with managed care and insurance companies.

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Dr. Sánchez has worked extensively to promote diversity and inclusion in the physician and academic medicine
workforces. He serves as President of the Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians Inc. The organization’s
mission is to help diverse medical students and residents gain awareness of, interest in and preparedness for academic
medicine careers.

Dr. Sánchez is also recognized for his scholarship related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Health. He
has served in numerous leadership roles to support LGBT Health including – Representative, AAMC Group on Diversity
and Inclusion Steering Committee; Past Founding Chair of the Einstein LGBT Steering Committee, Albert Einstein College
of Medicine; past-Board Member of the Center for LGBTQ Studies of the City University of New York; past-Chair LGBT
Health Workforce Conference. Currently he sits on the Board and Clinical Committee of the Callen-Lorde Community
Health Center, NYC.

In 2014, he joined Rutgers NJMS as the Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion. He also recently completed terms on
the Boards of the Latino Medical Student Association, the National Hispanic Medical Association, and the Hispanic
Serving Health Professions Schools. He received his MD from Einstein, completed his residency at
Jacobi/Montefiore in Emergency Medicine and holds a Masters of Public Health from Yale. He is of Puerto Rican
ancestry, identifies as gay, and was raised in the Bronx



MD, 2006, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx NY
MPH, 1998, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT
BA, 1996, New York University, New York NY


Licensure & Certification

Medical Licensure
New Jersey


American Board of Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medicine






Relevant Publications:

Sánchez JP, Poll N, Acosta D. Advancing the Latino Physician Workforce-Population Trends, Persistent Challenges, and New Directions. Acad Med 90 (7) July 2015, pg. 849–853.
Sanchez N, Rankin S, Callahan E, Ng H, Holaday L, McIntosh K, Poll-Hunter N, Sánchez JP. LGBT Health Professionals Perspectives on Academic Careers – Facilitators and Challenges. LGBT Health August 2015.
Sánchez JP, Peters L, Lee-Rey E, Strelnick H, Garrison G, Zhang K, Spencer D, Ortega, G, Yehia B, Berlin A, Castillo-Page L. Racial and Ethnic Minority Medical Students’ Perceptions of Academic Medicine Careers. Academic Medicine, July 2013. Sep;88(9):1299-307
Sánchez JP, Castillo-Page L, Spencer D, Yehia B, Peters L, Kaye-Freeman B, Lee-Rey E. Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians Initiative: Why, Who, How and “What Are We Missing?” Academic Medicine. August 2011. Aug;86(8):928-31.
Sánchez NF, Sánchez JP, Danoff A. Health care utilization, barriers to care, and hormone usage among male-to-female transgender persons in New York City. American Journal of Public Health, 2009, April; 99(4):713-19.
Cunningham CO, Sánchez JP, Heller DI, Sohler NL. Assessment of a medical outreach program to improve access to HIV care among marginalized individuals. American Journal of of Public Health 2007 Oct;97(10): 1758-61.
Sánchez NF, Rabatin J, Sánchez JP, Hubbard S, Kalet A. Medical students’ ability to care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered patients. Family Medicine. 2006 Jan;38(1):21-7.
Sánchez JP, Lowe C, Freeman M, Burton W, Sánchez NF, Beil R. A syphilis control intervention targeting black and Hispanic men who have sex with men. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2009 Feb 20(1):194-209.


Courses Taught

OE8100K Commun Engaged Service Lrng

Current Research

Research Area and Projects

Pipeline Initiatives for College Students Interested in Health Professional Careers

a) Diverse college students’ perspectives of academic medicine careers

Personal and Professional Development Needs of Diverse Health Professional Trainees

a) Mentoring needs of LGBTQ-identified health professional trainees and faculty
b) Evaluation of the BNGAP Academic Medicine Conference to promote trainees’ interest in academia

Community Engaged Service Learning

a) Heightening medical students knowledge and skills in caring for urban populations



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