On January 31, 2012 a team of physicians from the State of Qatar made an official visit to UCSD Trauma Center. In the photo, Dr. Jay Doucet demonstrates the advanced trauma protocols on one of the human patient simulators located at Surgical Research Lab (SRL)
On February 8, 2012 a group of trauma surgeons from Japan received a warm welcome from Raul Coimbra, MD, PHD, FACS, Chief of Trauma. They had an opportunity to tour the hospital and learn about the protocols of the UCSD Level-1 trauma center which is considered one of the best trauma centers in the world.
On February 8, 2012 the UCSD Level-! Trauma center and the Trauma Program hosted a meeting for the Trauma Managers Association of California (TMAC). Sharon Pacyna (upper photo, far left) the UCSD trauma program manager was the official host to all the visiting trauma managers. Raul Coimbra, MD, PhD, FACS (bottom left), Chief of Trauma at UCSD welcomes the group and briefly explains about the trauma center. Leslie Kobayashi, MD, FACS (bottom right), a trauma attending and faculty of the UCSD Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, and Burns, was the guest speaker at the TMAC meeting.