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Expert: California Needs State Trauma System

Source: United Press International
February 2012
The chief of trauma for the University of California, San Diego, Health System says the state needs a statewide trauma system. Read the full story.


Bansal Receives Grant to Study Vagus Nerve Role After Injury

July 2011
The Board of Trustees of the American Surgical Association Foundation has voted to award Vishal Bansal, MD with the Foundation's $75,000 per year Fellowship Award for his... Read the full story.

Doucet Receives Grant to Study Shock in Trauma Patients

February 2011
In February, 2011, the National Trauma Institute (NTI) awarded Jay Doucet, MD, associate professor of surgery in the division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns, a grant of $230,000... Read the full story.

Dr. Raul Coimbra in San Diego Magazine

Source: San Diego Magazine
January 2010
After a quarter-century of research and serv­ice, UCSD Medical Center boasts one of the nation’s more advanced trauma systems. Read the full story.


Dr. Raul Coimbra in Ladies' Home Journal

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Trauma system saves the day

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
August 23, 2009
County network of six centers marks 25 years treating worst injuries. Read the full story.


Dr. Jay Doucet in Winter Olympics

Source: This Week @ UCSD
February 22, 2009   
During his second day in Vancouver, UC San Diego surgeon Jay Doucet got word that a horrific accident... Read the full story.


First stop on a long road

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
October 29, 2007 
During wildfires, UCSD burn center treats 47, many of whom face lengthy recovery. Read the full story.