John Paul Rohde, MD, FAAEM

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Medical Director, Adult Emergency Department; Director, Division of Global Health 

Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio, class of 1999. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt in 2002, and served as Chief Resident in 2002-2003. After two years in Texas during which he combined the practice of community Emergency Medicine with an academic role as Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston, Dr. Rohde returned to Vanderbilt to join the faculty in 2005.

Dr. Rohde has interests in emergency department administration, education, medical ethics and international medicine. He currently serves as the Medical Director of the Adult Emergency Department.

Other projects have included his time as a Vanderbilt Stahlman Scholar for Bioethics and Society, during which his project explored the sources of moral distress in the hospital emergency department. He also currently serves as the Director of the Dr. Carmen Gannon Guyana Healthcare Development Project, which supports a collaboration of Vanderbilt University, Georgetown Public Hospital, and the University of Guyana in the creation of the GPHC’s Masters Degree Program in Emergency Medicine, among other health systems development projects in that country..

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