Professor and Chief, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns & Acute Care Surgery
UC San Diego
Jay Doucet, MD, is a general surgeon and surgical intensivist who serves as Professor and Chief of the Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burns, and Acute Care Surgery, surgical director of Perioperative Services - Hillcrest, and medical director of Emergency Preparedness and Response at UC San Diego Health. He performs trauma and general surgery and provides surgical critical care to patients.
He has presented on topics related to trauma training both nationally and internationally on topics such as trauma, ultrasound, and transfusion management. He was the editor of the Disaster Management and Emergency Preparedness Course Manual, 2nd Edition.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Doucet was an attending surgeon at the U.S. Navy Trauma Training Center at Los Angeles County Medical Center/ University of Southern California, followed by two years at the University of British Columbia, where he was responsible for expanding the mission of the Canadian Forces Trauma Training Center as director. Dr. Doucet has served on several overseas tours in Afghanistan, Bosnia, Desert Storm with the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Dr. Doucet completed a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at UC San Diego School of Medicine. Dr. Doucet earned his medical degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland in Canada and holds a Master of Science from Dalhousie University. He is board-certified in surgery and surgical critical care and is also a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS).
Dr. Doucet is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC). He is a Governor of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and a member of the AAST.
Friday, September 11, 2020
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM