Simulation in Medicine
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
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.