Gregory Jay, MD, PhD

Gregory D. Jay, MD, PhD is a professor in the department of emergency medicine and division of engineering at Brown University. He also serves as an adjunct professor in the department of biomedical sciences at the University of Rhode Island.

In addition to his academic activities, Dr. Jay brings over 15 years of experience as an emergency medicine physician, and he is currently employed in that capacity by University Emergency Medicine Foundation, practicing at Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. He is co-founder of the Lifespan Medical Simulation Center.

Dr. Jay, who holds an MD, PhD (in Experimental Pathology) and double bachelor degrees (in engineering and biochemistry) from State University of New York at Stony Brook, is a member of numerous professional societies and is a journal reviewer for several journals in the fields of engineering, emergency medicine and several other medical specialties. He holds over a dozen issued patents and pending patent applications covering diverse technologies in pulsus paradoxus monitoring and the lubrication of mammalian joints.

Dr. Jay has published 70+ articles in medical and scientific journals and is a recipient of support form NIH. He is co-editor of Liquid Crystals: Frontiers in Biomedical Applications (World Scientific Press, 2007). He was a co-principal investigator of the MedTeams Project. He has served on the Patient Safety Task Force for both the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Dr. Jay was formerly a flight surgeon in the Air National Guard, where he both developed and participated in crew resource management and weapons of mass destruction training.



Lifespan Medical Simulation Center
Coro Center West (directions)
1 Hoppin Street, Suite 106
Providence, RI 02903


  • Medical School:  State University of New York, Downstate
  • Residency:  University of Massachusetts Medical School