Dr. Dayton is the first Medical Design and Innovation Fellow with Stanford's Department of Emergency Medicine. In addition to practicing medicine, he advises health-tech startups, co-founded Utah's Society of Physician Entrepreneurs, and served in both local and national leadership positions with the American College of Emergency Physicians.

He co-leads the Stanford Emergency Medicine Partnership Program (STEPP), is involved with various Digital Health efforts and programs, and is involved with producing the annual Stanford Emergency Medicine Innovation Symposium (StEMIX).

Clinical Focus

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Innovation
  • Digital Health
  • Healthcare Entrepreneurship

Academic Appointments

Professional Education

  • Board Certification: American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine (2011)
  • Residency: State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine (2009) NY
  • Internship: State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine (2007) NY
  • Medical Education: George Washington University Office of the Registrar (2006) DC

All Publications

  • Calculated decisions: Drug resistance in pneumonia (DRIP) score. Emergency medicine practice Dayton, J. 2021; 23 (Suppl 2): CD4-CD5


    A review of the uses and evidence for the DRIP score, which predicts risk for community-acquired pneumonia due to drug-resistant pathogens.

    View details for PubMedID 33529518

  • Operational metrics, patient demographics, acuity, and treatment times at privately owned freestanding emergency departments AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE Simon, E. L., Dayton, J. R., Jouriles, N. J., Augustine, J. J., Hallas, O., Shakya, S., Marburger, N., Schmitz, G. 2020; 38 (11): 2465-2467

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.ajem.2020.02.039

    View details for Web of Science ID 000599512200040

    View details for PubMedID 32147237

  • Acuity, treatment times, and patient experience in Freestanding Emergency Departments affiliated with academic institutions AMERICAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE Dayton, J. R., Dark, C. K., Cruzen, E. S., Simon, E. L. 2018; 36 (1): 139-141

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.ajem.2017.07.004

    View details for Web of Science ID 000417638100029

    View details for PubMedID 28705741

  • A Case Report of Non-beverage Alcohol Abuse by Cooking Extract JOURNAL OF CHILD & ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE Dayton, J., Caravati, E., Smith, S. C. 2016; 25 (4): 277-279