Ronald N. Roth, MD, FACEP

Professor of Emergency Medicine; Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Science and Technology; Chief of Division of EMS, UPMC; Medical Director, City of Pittsburgh EMS and First Responders; EMS Fellowship Director



1985 Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency

1982 MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

1978 BS, Penn State University


Dr. Roth started his career in EMS as an EMT with the University Ambulance Service at Penn State. He continues to pursue his interest in prehospital care serving as the Medical Director of the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Safety and the Allegheny County Emergency Operations Center. He also serves as the Medical Director for the Dick's Sporting Goods/Pittsburgh Marathon.

As director of the newly accredited EMS Fellowship at UPMC, Dr. Roth helps guide physicians through their training to become EMS physicians. He has collaborated with prehospital care providers and emergency medicine researchers on numerous studies looking at the prehospital aspects of acute cardiac interventions, quality improvement, and medical care at marathons.