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John Dayton, M.D., FACEP, FAAEM

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
South Jordan Health Center
5126 West Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84009
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Specialties

Bio

Dr. Dayton works as an emergency physician at both the University hospital and the South Jordan Emergency Department. He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Brigham Young University in Neuroscience, his Doctorate in Medicine degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine, and he completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at SUNY-Buffalo program, where he completed a scholarly track on ultrasound use.

His academic interests include health policy, emergency medicine delivery and diagnostic ultrasound use. He has served on national legislation and advocacy committees for the American Medical Association, the American College of Emergency Physicians, and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

When he is not in the ER, he enjoys spending time with his family, works as a ski doc at Solitude, and plays soccer.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Ultrasound
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Health Policy
  • Toxicology
  • Freestanding Emergency Departments

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Surgery - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Emergency Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2730 University Hospital
Emergency Medicine
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Dayton’s academic interests include health policy, toxicology, medical entrepreneurship, and novel delivery options for emergency care.

Since he began practicing in Utah, he has served on the Utah Medical Association's Legislative Committee and currently serves as President for the Utah Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). He is a leader for the Freestanding Emergency Center Section of ACEP and a contributing editor for the Journal of Free Standing Emergency Medicine. He has worked with both local and national political leaders to guide health policy legislation.

Dr. Dayton has published toxicology case reports, scholalry pieces on the utility and economics of Freestanding Emergency Medicine, and articles about physician use of social media.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Certification David Eccles School of Business
Health Science Leadership Development Program
Certificate
Fellowship American College of Emergency Physicians
Health Policy
Mini-Fellowship
Residency University of Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals
Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Scholarly Track: Ultrasound
Resident
Professional Medical George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Brigham Young University
Neuroscience
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Dayton JR, Caravati EM, Smith SC (2016). A Case Report of non-Beverage Alcohol Abuse using Cooking Extract. J Child Adolesc Subst Abuse, April 15, 1-3.
  2. Dayton JR, Higgins HL (03/28/2015). Does the Conversion of Critical Access Hospitals into Freestanding Emergency Departments Represent a Financially Viable Way to Maintain Rural Access to Emergency Care? Journal of Free Standing Emergency Medicine, 2(1), 4-11.
  3. Dorais J, Dayton JR, Caravati EM (2014). Non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction after phenylephrine misdosing. Clin Toxicol, 52(4), 324.
  4. Dayton JR, Barton ED (2014). History of Utah's South Jordan Health Center and Free-Standing Emergency Department in South Jordan, Utah. Journal of Free Standing Emergency Medicine, 1(1).

Book

  1. Howes DS, Dayton JR, et al (Pending). First Aid for the Emergency Medicine Oral Boards (2nd). McGraw Hill Education.

Case Report

  1. Dayton JR, Caravati EM, Smith SC (07/29/2015). The Grocery Baking Aisle and Non-beverage Alcohol Abuse. Clin Toxicol, 53(7), 674-675.
  2. Higgins HL, Dayton JR (03/28/2015). Case Report: The Use of Coronary CT Angiography (CCTA) in the Freestanding Emergency Center Setting. Journal of Free Standing Emergency Medicine, 2(1), 23-27.

Editorial

  1. Ybarra RJ, Dayton JR (04/14/2015). Freestanding Emergency Centers Increase Access to Care, Decrease Physician Burnout. ACEP Now, 34(4), 3.
  2. Dayton JR (2014). How Did You Get My Number? One Physician’s Experience Discovering – and Then Managing – his Online Presence. Emergency Physicians Monthly, 21(5), 7.

Poster

  1. Simon E, Dayton JR (04/20/2016). A Comparison of Discharge Diagnoses Between Freestanding Emergency Departments and Hospital-Based Emergency Departments in the United States. Poster session presented at International Conference on Emergency Medicine, Cape Town, South Africa.
  2. Simon E, Dayton JR (05/11/2016). Assessing the Patient Experience of Care at Freestanding Emergency Departments. Poster session presented at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  3. Dayton JR, Caravati EM, Smith SC (10/10/2015). The Grocery Baking Aisle and Non-beverage Alchol Abuse. Poster session presented at 2015 North American Congress of Clinical Toxicology, San Francisco, California.
  4. Morgan MH, Nielson P, Beal AL, Dayton JR, Madsen TE, Youngquist ST (2014). The Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Ischaemic Patterns on Prehospital 12-Lead Electrocardiograms. Poster session presented at 17th Annual Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Western Regional Meeting, Irvine, California.

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