Education History

  • MD MPH Medical Degree/Masters of Public Health, George Washington University School of Medicine

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, JHU School of Medicine


Publications: Peer-reviewed Original Science Research

1. Moon, RY, Omron, R, “Determinants of Infant Sleep Position in an Urban Population”, Clinical Pediatrics, 10/2002, Volume: 41 (8): 569-573

2. May, Omron, R. “Integrating Emerging Infections Education into Medical
Education: An Innovative Approach”, Med Educ Online [serial online] 2006;12:5

3. Omron, E., Omron, R. “A physicochemical model of crystalloid infusion on acid-base status”, Journal of Critical Care Medicine, 2010 Sep;25(5):271-80.

4. Morton, M.J., Omron, R. “Are Thrombolytics Indicated for Pulmonary Embolism?”, Ann Emerg Med, 2012 Apr 18 PMID: 22520988

5. Omron, R. et al., “Participation in a Vertigo Day Multi-faceted Training Intervention Results in Improved Resdient Comfort Discharging Vestibular Neuritis Patients Without Unnecessary CT Scans”, Ann Emerg Med, 2012 Nov; 60(5):S171.

6. Tehrani, AS, Omron, R., Duval-Arnould, J., Korley, K., Lee, S., Tarnutzer, A., Cohen, M., Abbott, P., Lehmann, C., Hsieh, Y., Newman-Toker, D., “S1 Neurologic Education: Resident and Fellow Education Low-Cost Diagnostic Gaming To Measure Symptom-Specific Diagnostic Reasoning Skills”, Neurology, 2012 Apr,78 (Meeting Abstracts 1)

7. Eckert P, Bayram JD, Omron R. Blood culture collection for suspected bacteremia. JAMA. 2013 Jan 23;309(4):339. PMID: 23340623

8. Newman-Toker DE, Kerber KA, Hsieh YH, Pula JH, Omron R, Saber Tehrani AS, Mantokoudis G, Hanley DF, Zee DS, Kattah JC. HINTS outperforms ABCD2 to screen for stroke in acute continuous vertigo and dizziness. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Oct;20(10):986-96. doi: 10.1111/acem.12223. PubMed PMID: 24127701.

9. Korley FK, Schulman SP, Sokoll LJ, DeFilippis AP, Stolbach AI, Bayram JD, Saheed MO, Omron R, Fernandez C, Lwin A, Cai SS, Post WS, Jaffe AS. Troponin elevations only detected with a high-sensitivity assay: clinical correlations and prognostic significance. Acad Emerg Med. 2014 Jul;21(7):727-35. doi:10.1111/acem.12417. Epub 2014 Aug 11. PubMed PMID: 25112512.

10. Balhara KS, Highet B, Omron R. Hypokalemia causing rhabdomyolysis in a patient with short bowel syndrome. J Emerg Med 2015 Apr;48 (4): e97-9. PMID: 25680698.

11. Newman-Toker DE, Kerber KA, Meurer WJ, Omron R, Edlow JA. Why Acute Dizziness and Vertigo? Articulating the Emergency Neuro-Otology Imperative. Neurol Clin.2015 Aug; 33(3).PMID:26231282.

12. David E. Newman-Toker, Kevin A Kerber, William J Meurer, Rodney Omron, Jonathan A Edlow. Emergency Neuro-Otology: Diagnosis and Management of Acute Dizziness and Vertigo, Neurol Clin. 2015 Aug; 33(3).

13. Co-Editor for Emergency Neuro-Otology: Diagnosis and Management of Acute Dizziness and Vertigo, Neurologic Clin. 2015 Aug;33(3).

14. Bhat R, Takenaka K, Levine B, Goyal N, Garg M, Visconti A, Oyama L, Castillo E, Broder J, Omron R, Hayden S. Predictors of a Top Performer During Emergency Medicine Residency. J Emerg Med. 2015 Oct;49 (4):505-12. PMID: 26242925.

15. Rice J, Crichlow A, Baker M, Regan L, Dodson A, Hsieh YH, Omron R. An Assessment Tool for the Placement of Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access. J Grad Med Educ. 2016 May;8(2):202-7. PMID: 27168888

16. Regan L, Cope L, Omron R, Bright L, Bayram JD. Do End-of-Rotation and End-of-Shift Assessments Inform Clinical Competency Committees’ (CCC) Decisions? West J Emerg Med. 2018 Jan;19(1):121-127. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2017.10.35290.Epub 2017 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 29383066; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5785178.

17. Joshua G. Kornegay, MD, Aaron Kraut, MD, David Manthey, MD, Rodney Omron, MD, Holly Caretta-Weyer, MD, Gloria Kuhn, DO, Phd, Sandra Martin, MSLS, AHIP Distinguished, And Lalena M. Yarris, MD, MCR, MD Feedback in Medical Education: A Critical Appraisal, AEM EDUCATION AND TRAINING 2017;1:98–10. Jan 2017.

18. Rice J, Omron, R, Calkins, H: Optimizing Mastery Learning Environments: A New Approach to Deliberate Practice for Simulation-based Learning, AEM EDUCATION AND TRAINING April 2018 2:2; 77-81.

19. Omron R. Peripheral Vertigo. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2019 Feb;37(1):11-28. doi: 10.1016/j.emc.2018.09.004. Review. PubMed PMID: 30454774.

20. Omron R, Kotwal S, Garibaldi BT, Newman-Toker DE. The Diagnostic Performance Feedback “Calibration Gap”: Why Clinical Experience Alone Is Not Enough to Prevent Serious Diagnostic Errors. AEM Educ Train. 2018 Sep 17;2(4):339-342. Doi10.1002/aet2.10119. eCollection 2018 Oct. PubMed PMID: 30386846; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6194049.

Educational Publications

1. Douglas K, Omron, R, in “Emergency Public Health: Preparedness and Response” by Girish Bobby Kapur and Jeffery Smith, Chemical Agents, Chapter 17, 1st edition, 2010: 335-354

2. Omron, R., Heverlying, H., Stolbach, A in “Emergency Medicine Simulation Workbook A Tool for Bringing the Curriculum to Life” by Traci L Thoureen and Sara B. Scott, Chapter 10, 1st edition, 2012

3. Omron, R., Chanmugam, A., in “Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Medicine’ by John A Flynn, Michael J Choi, L. Dwight Wooster, Chapter 20, 2nd edition, 2013

4. Woltman N, Omron R. Aortic Dissection. In: Atlas of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Rosse C, Wolters Kluwer Health, New York, 2016

5. Mistry B, Omron R. Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome. In: Atlas of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Rosse C, Wolters Kluwer Health, New York, 2016

6. Omron R. JH Emergency Intern Survival Guide 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Emergency Medicine Attending of the Year 2019

    Emergency Medicine Bedside Teacher of the Year 2019

    Emergency Medicine Medical Student Teacher of the Year 2019

    Cord Longevity as an Associate Program Director for Greater than Five Years Award 2017

    The Johns Hopkins University Department of Emergency Medicine Academic Teacher of the Year 2015-2016

    Internal Medicine Emergency Department Faculty Member of the Year 6/2015

    The Johns Hopkins University Department of Emergency Medicine Academic Teacher of the Year 2014-2015

    EMF/ACEP Teaching Fellowship Program Completion 3/15/2011

    Golden Apple Award, University of Michigan, Department of Emergency Medicine 2010

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Program Service Award 2010

    The George Washington Department of Emergency Medicine Resident Teaching Award 2008

    Chief Resident of Emergency Medicine Class of 2008. (2019)

Professional Organizations

Society for academic emergency medicine