William M. Green, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Dr. William M. Green reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Green specializes in emergency medicine and the evaluation and treatment of sexual abuse. He is a clinical professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Davis, and director of the Sexual Assault Forensic Medicine Education Program at the California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center, UC Davis Health System. In 1988, he published a textbook for health professionals, Rape: The Evidential Examination and Management of the Adult Female Victim.

Dr. Green has been reviewing Healthwise Knowledgebase topics since 1995 and was named an associate medical director in 1997.

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Practice—1977, 1982, 1988, 1994, 2000
American Board of Emergency Medicine—1988, 1998, 2008
American Board of Forensic Examiners—1997
American Board of Forensic Medicine—1997

Healthwise Knowledgebase Topics Reviewed

Dr. Green is the primary medical reviewer for all symptom, emergency medicine, and orthopedic topics.

Education

MD: Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, 1973
Family Practice Residency: University of California Davis School of Medicine, 1973–1976

Academic Appointments

University of California Davis: Department of Emergency Medicine:
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, 1977–1983
  • Associate Clinical Professor, 1983–1990
  • Clinical Professor, 1990–present
Dept. of Family Practice:
  • Assistant Professor, 1976–1977
Medical Director, Sexual Assault Forensic Evaluation Team, 1990–present
Director of the Sexual Assault Forensic Medicine Education Program, California Clinical Forensic Medical Training Center, UC Davis Health System

Hospital Affiliations

Faculty Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, UC Davis Health System, Sacramento, CA, 1976–present

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Family Physicians
American College of Emergency Physicians (Fellow)
American College of Forensic Medicine (Fellow)
American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (Fellow)
Wilderness Medical Society

Selected Textbooks

Green, WM (1988). Rape: The Evidential Examination and Management of the Adult Female Victim. Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath/Lexington Books.

Financial Disclosure

This reviewer reported no financial conflicts.

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