Kendra Grether-Jones, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Kendra Grether-Jones, M.D.

Clinical Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine

Kendra Grether-Jones is not currently accepting new patients. For assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Emergency Medicine


Locations and Contact

Patient Support Services Building

Patient Support Services Building
4150 V St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Clinical Interests

Dr. Grether-Jones has a clinical interest in pediatric emergency medicine.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Grether-Jones' research interests focus on geographic information system analysis of pediatric transfers and resource utilization.


Emergency Medicine
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.S., Physiologic Science, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2001

Medical School

M.D., University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati OH 2006


Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ann Arbor MI 2006-2010


Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI 2010-2012 EmergiQuiz Honorable Mention, 2012

"Making a Difference" award, University of Michigan, 2009

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, 2006

Cruz AT, Freedman SB, Kulik DM, Okada PJ, Fleming AH, Mistry RD, Thomson JE, Schnadower D, Arms JL, Mahajan P, Garro AC, Pruitt CM, Balamuth F, Uspal NG, Aronson PL, Lyons TW, Thompson AD, Curtis SJ, Ishimine PT, Schmidt SM, Bradin SA, Grether-Jones KL, Miller AS, Louie J, Shah SS, Nigrovic LE; HSV Study Group of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee. Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in Infants Undergoing Meningitis Evaluation. Pediatrics. 2018 Feb;141(2):e20171688. doi:10.1542/peds.2017-1688. Epub 2018 Jan 3. PMID:29298827.

Thomson J, Cruz AT, Nigrovic LE, Freedman SB, Garro AC, Ishimine PT, Kulik DM, Uspal NG, Grether-Jones KL, Miller AS, Schnadower D, Shah SS, Aronson PL, Balamuth F; Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee (PEM CRC) HSV Study Group. Concomitant Bacterial Meningitis in Infants With Urinary Tract Infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Sep;36(9):908-910. doi:10.1097/INF.0000000000001626. PMID:28472006.

Schick M, Grether-Jones K. Point-of-Care Sonographic Findings in Acute Upper Airway Edema. West J Emerg Med. 2016 Nov;17(6):822-826. doi:10.5811/westjem.2016.9.31528. Epub 2016 Oct 4. PMID:27833699.

Osiecki E, Grether-Jones K. Pediatric Concussion:A Levelheaded Approach. Mattu A, et al (eds). Avoiding Common Errors in the Emergency Department, Second Edition, Lippencott Williams and Wilkins. 2017;21(328):746-748.

Grether-Jones K. PEMSOFT: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Software. Dieckmann RA, Schafermeyer R, Young K (eds). Urticaria, Version 9.0, EBSCO Publishing. 2015.

Grether-Jones K. Emergency Medicine to Pediatric Emergency Medicine: Pathway to Practice. Turner J, Reid D (Eds). Emergency Medicine: The Medical Student Survival Guide, Irving, Texas: EMRA. 2015:22-27. 

Grether-Jones KL, Macy ML, Goldstick J, Lipton R, Stanley R, Rogers A. Transfers to a Pediatric ED: Greater Distance Travelled is Associated with Increased Resource Utilization. AAP National Convention, New Orleans. 2012 Oct.