Peter Rosen

Title(s)Emeritus Professor, Medicine
SchoolVc-health Sciences-schools
Address9500 Gilman Drive #
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Washington University of St. LouisMD
    Highland Alameda County HospitalResidency

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    Dr. Peter Rosen was originally trained as a general surgeon, and practiced surgery in the Army, and in Wyoming until 1971 when he became the first full time director of Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago. While there, he started a residency in the EM. He then moved to Denver, CO where he was chief until 1989 when he moved to the University of California, San Diego. Dr. Rosen currently divides his year between Boston, where he teaches at Beth Israel/Deaconess Medical Center, Tucson, where he teaches at the U of Arizona, and San Diego where he teaches at UCSD. His interest in Emergency Medicine have been in writing and editing, and is still on the editorial board of the Journal of Emergency Medicine, which he founded in 1983, and is coeditor of the Italian Journal of Internal and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Rosen’s major interests in EM have been in trauma, airway management, and resident education. He has edited and written a number of books and papers. Other interests outside of medicine have been in tennis, where he is determined to learn how to hit a forehand, sailing, and reading