John Rose, M.D.

John S. Rose, M.D.


Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


  • Professor
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UC Davis Medical Center

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Clinical Interests

John S. Rose's clinical interests include the use of emergency department ultrasound for critically ill patients, including those with multiple trauma. Rose is a member of a national task force evaluating the role of ultrasound in the emergency room and has lectured across the country on this topic.


Emergency Medicine


M.D., St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991

B.S., California State University, Hayward, Hayward, California, 1979-84


Highland General Hospital, Oakland, California, 1991-95

Board Certifications

American Board of Emergency Medicine, 1996

Professional Memberships

American College of Emergency Physicians

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Honors and Awards

Academic Teacher of the Year, 2001

Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award, University of California, Davis, 2000

Teacher of the Year-ACMC, 1999

Teacher of the Year-ACMC, 1998

Academic Teacher of the Year, University of California, Davis, 1997

Graduating Resident of the Year, 1995

Kay Simmons EM Resident of the Year Award, 1994

SAEM Excellence in Emergency Medicine Award, St. Louis University School of Medicine, 1991

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 1990

St. Louis University Summer Research Scholarship, 1988

Select Recent Publications

Rose JR, Mandavia D, Blaivas M, Tayal V: Physician ultrasound training competence: a response. (Letter) AJR March 2001:176{3}:813-814.

Rose JS, Bair AE, Mandavia D, Kinser DJ : The UHP Protocol; a novel ultrasound approach to the undifferentiated hypotensive patient. Am J Emerg Med, 2001; 19{4}:299-302.

Richards JR, Rose JS, Bair AE, McGahan I: Focused Abdominal Sonography in Trauma. Rad Image Int 2001 23:7;75-79.

Rose JS, Levitt MA, Porter JP , Hutson AM, Greenholz, JA, Nobay F; Hilty W: Does the presence of ultrasound really affect CT utilization? A randomized controlled trial. J Trauma 2001: 52;3:545-550.

Richards JR, Rose JS, McGahan J: Imaging in blunt abdominal trauma. Rad Image Int 2000 10 (5), 17- 18.

Rose JS: Fleisher and Ludwigs's Pediatric Emergency Care-a review. Aca Emerg Med, 2000; 7,843- 844.

Rose JS, Hudson P: Application of real-time ultrasound in central venous access in the ED: case report and review. Am J Emerg Med Jan 15 (1),1997.

McGahan JP , Rose JS, Coates T, Wisner DH: Ultrasound in Abdominal Trauma; J Ultrasound Med, 16(10);667,1997.

Howton J, Rose JS, Duffy SD, Levitt MA: A randomized, double blind placebo controlled trial of intravenous ketamine in acute asthma in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med, Feb 1996.

Rose JS, Koenig KL: What's New: 1992 ECC Guidelines Summary. J Emerg Med 1994;12(2):187-191.

Rose JS: Cocaethylene, A current understanding of the active metabolite of cocaine and ethanol. Am J Emerg Med 1994;12(4):489-490.