Damian Paton-Gay, BSc Molecular Genetics, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Surgery Dept

Pronouns: he, him, his

Contact

Assistant Clinical Professor, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Surgery Dept
Email
patongay@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 735-6924
Address
Royal Alexandra Hospital
10240 Kingsway Avenue
Edmonton AB
T5H 3V9

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Simulation in Medicine


About

Dr Paton-Gay is a General Surgeon and Critical Care physician. His clinical practice is based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital. He is the Facility Section Head, Trauma, for the Royal Alexandra Hospital and a Co-Chair of the Alberta Trauma Services Core Leadership Team. Previously, he was the Chair of the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) committee at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

BSc (2000) - University of Alberta, Honors in Molecular Genetics

MD (2004) - University of Alberta

General Surgery (2009) - University of Alberta

Critical Care Medicine (2011) - University of Alberta



Teaching

On top of being an Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery, Dr Paton-Gay is a co-chair of the National Acute Critical Events Simulation (N-ACES) course (formerly under the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, now affiliated with the Canadian Critical Care Society), a faculty member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Simulation Educator Training (SET) course, and the National Surgical Trauma and Resuscitation Team Training (STARTT) course. He is a course director with Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), and an instructor with the Advanced Trauma Operative Management (ATOM) course. Dr Paton-Gay's teaching focus is on Crisis Resource Management (CRM) including team dynamics, and technical skills related to critical care, surgical and trauma resuscitation.