David Butler Hoyt

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Professor Emeritus, Surgery
School of Medicine

B.A., Amherst College, Amherst, MA, 1971, Cum Laude
M.D., Case Western Reserve University, New York, NY, 1976

Phone: (714) 456-6383
Email: dhoyt@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
333 City Blvd. West
City Tower, Suite 700
Mail Code: 5375
Orange, CA 92868
Academic Distinctions
State of California, 1977.

National Board of Medical Examiners, 1977.
American Board of Surgery - General Surgery, 1985; Re-certified 1994, 2004.
American Board of Surgery - Surgical Critical Care, 1987; Re-certified, 1997, 2007.

University of California, Irvine Medical Center
University of California, San Diego Medical Center
Veterans Administration Hospital, San Diego
Command Clinical Consultant, Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego
Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, California

2009 ARISE Exemplary Performance Award, UCI Medical Center
2008 American College of Surgeons, Scudder Oration, San Francisco, CA
2008 Inaugural Felix D. Battistella, M.D. Lectureship, Sacramento, CA
2008 Southern California Super Doctors ™
2008-2010 Orange County Physician of Excellence
2005-2008 America's Best® Doctor's
2001-2009 America’s Top Doctors®, The Castle Connolly Guide
2002-2009 America’s Top Surgeon® , Consumers’ Research Council of America
2007 The American College of Surgeons Distinguished Service Award
2007 Robert Danis Lifetime Research Award-International Society of Surgery
2007 Oliver Beahrs Lectureship, Mayo Clinic
2006 American College of Cardiology Life Time Achievement Award in Shock
2005 San Diego’s Top Doctors, SD County Medical Society, San Diego, CA
2005 2005 Burn and Trauma Distinguished Lecturer, Birmingham, AL
2004 Scott Frame Memorial Lecture, Nat'l Association of EMT’s, Atlanta, GA
2004 Distinguished Stubbs Lecture, Nat'l Medical Association, San Diego, CA
2004 J. L. Buckingham Lecture, Pasadena, CA
2003 Academy of Clinical Scholars, UCSD
2003 Benjamin Henig Memorial Lecture, Detroit, MI
2003 Lunda Visiting Professorship, La Crosse, WI
2003 Pep Wade Trauma Lecture, Cornell University, New York, NY
2001 Burlington Northern Visiting Lectureship in Trauma, Dallas, TX
2001 H. Rocke Robertson Visiting Professor, Montreal, Canada
2001 Trauma Service Award, The Society of Trauma Nurses
2000 Foundation Lecturer, Australian College of Surgeons
1998 The Roger Bone Invited Lecturer, Buenos Aires
1998 UCSD Faculty Physician of the Year
1997 George Clowes Lectureship, Boston, Massachusetts
1996 The Monroe E. Trout Professorship
1996 Region IX ACS COT Basic Science Award - Advisor
1995 Chancellor's Associates Faculty Award for Outstanding Community Service
1994 Region IX ACS COT Basic Science Research Award - Advisor
1993 Oscar Schuberth Lecture, Stockholm, Sweden
1991 AAS Student Research Award Advisor
1989 Thomas Fisher Research Award
1986 Hamburger Research Award, Student Advisor
1986 Special Physician Incentive Award for outstanding clinical service –
UCSD School of Medicine
1984 Chairman's Prize for Outstanding Service by Chief Resident in Surgery,
UCSD Medical Center
1980-1982 National Research Service Award Training Grant Recipient
1980 American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma – Resident Paper
Contest, Honorable Mention
1973-1975 CIBA and Roche Medical Student Research Fellowship

2007-Present Supervisor, Surgical Residency Program UC Irvine
2007-Present Director, Grand Rounds and M&M Conference UC Irvine
2007-Present Supervisor, Basic Science and Skills Laboratory UC Irvine
1997-1998 Member, RRC Application Review Committee UC San Diego
1993 - 2006 Member, Educational Subcommittee, Department of Surgery UC
San Diego Medical Center
1989 - 2006 Director, RRC Approved Surgery Critical Care Trauma Fellowship
University of California, San Diego
1994 - 2006 Coordinator, Trauma/Critical Care Journal Club UC, San Diego
Medical Center
1989-2006 Coordinator, Trauma Resuscitation Conference UC, San Diego
Medical Center
1980-1998 Director, UC, San Diego Trauma Course (Surgery 425)
1986 - 1998 Director, University of California, San Diego Surgical
Critical Care Course (Surgery 427)
1984 - 2006 Instructor, University of California, San Diego Surgery
Clerkship (Surgery 401)
1984 - 1992 Residency Director, Department of Surgery UC, San Diego
Medical Center
1985 - 1992 Coordinator and Author UC, San Diego RRC Report
1985 - 2006 Coordinator/Recorder, Morbidity and Mortality Conference
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego
Medical Center
1985 - 1991 Coordinator, General Surgery Resident "Wednesday" Teaching
Sessions, University of California, San Diego Medical Center
1984 - 1992 Coordinator, General Surgery Journal Club, Department of
Surgery, University of California, San Diego Medical Center
1984 - 1990 Member, Grand Rounds Committee, Department of Surgery,
University of California, San Diego Medical Center
1992 - 1993 Supervisor, Department of Surgery Animal Research Lab
University of California, San Diego
1988 - 2006 Advisor, Medical Student Independent Study Projects
University of California, San Diego
1986 - 1990 Coordinator, Surgery/Radiology Conference University of
California, San Diego

American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma
1998-2002 Chairman
1994-2006 Executive Committee
1994-1997 Chairman, Trauma Registry Subcommittee, NTRACS and National
Trauma Data Bank (NTDBTM)
1994 - Present Program Committee, ACS Western States Committee on Trauma -
Trauma and Critical Care: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000,
2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2005, 2007, 2008
1993 - 1997 Member, ACS COT and AAST Health and Finance Committee
1990 - 1995 National Quality Improvement Subcommittee
1993 - 2006 Verification Program-Senior Reviewers
1992 - Present ATLS National Faculty
1992-1998 Region Chief, Region IX (Hawaii, Arizona, Nevada, California)
1992, 1994 Judge, ACS COT Resident Paper Contest
1989 - 1992 Chairman, Committee on Trauma, San Diego/Imperial County
1985 - 2006 Member, Committee on Trauma, San Diego/Imperial County
1980 - 2010 Coordinator, Instructor and Director of Training ATLS Course

American College of Surgeons
2002 – 2006 Medical Director, Trauma, Research and Optimal Patient Care
1998 – 2002 Member, Assembly Program Committee
2000 - 2006 Chairman, Southern California District #6 Committee on
1994 - 2006 Member, Southern California District #6 Committee on
1995 - 1996 Member, Regents Committee on Informatics

Pan American Trauma Society
2005 - 2006 President

American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
2005-Present Member, Acute Care Surgery Committee
2004 Member, Honors Committee
2004 Member, Nominating Committee
2004 Member, Ad Hoc Committee
2004 Chairman, Legislative and Public Affairs Committee
2003 - 2004 Officer, Past President 2002-2003
2002 - 2003 President
2000 - 2002 President-Elect
1996 - 1999 Chairman, Program Committee
1996 - 1999 Recorder
1995 - 1996 Member, Canizaro Award Committee
1993 - 1996 Member, Trauma Scholarship Committee
1994 Local Arrangements Chairman

American Surgical Association
2004 - 2009 Member, Advisory Membership Committee

Society of Critical Care Medicine
1998 Member, Program Committee

Shock Society
2005 Chairman, International Committee
2004 Chairman, Awards and Honors Committee
2003 - 2004 President
2002 President-Elect
1999 - 2003 Secretary
1997 - 1999 Clinical Councilor
1993 - 1995 Member, Publications Committee

American Board of Surgery
2005 – 2008 Member, Advisory Council Acute Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care
1996 - 1999 Qualifying Exam, Exam Consultant
1992, 1994, 2008 Associate Examiner, American Board of Surgery

Society of University Surgeons
1992 - 1995 Committee on Social and Legislative Issues
1995 Nominating Committee

Association of Academic Surgery
1990 - 1992 Education Committee
1986 - 1994 Regional Representative

2009 PROMMTT External Advisory Committee
2008 Board Member, National Institute of Trauma
2008 Committee Chair, Educational Initiative on Critical Bleeding
in Trauma
2008 Chair, Clinical Trials Network
2007 - Present Army Basic Research Review – Panel C
2007 – Present Grant Review NHLBI – R13 Grants
2004 – Present Member, Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care
2003 - Present Member, International Advisory Board of the 9th World Congress
of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical
Care Medicine (WFSICCM)
2002 – 2005 Member, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Initial Review Group of the Centers for Disease Control and
2001 Member, Board of Advisors, Trauma Information Exchange Program
(TIEP) American Trauma Society
2001 – 2005 Member, Injury Research Grant Review Committee, Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
1999 - 2006 Board Member, Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network
1998 Member, Merit Review Committee for Combat Casualty and Wound
Repair, Washington, DC
1997 Grant Reviewer, Department of Defense and Veterans
1994 - 1997 Board Member, Pan American Trauma Association
1993 Member, Program Committee 3rd International Congress - The
Immune Consequences of Trauma, Shock and Sepsis 1994 - Munich
1991 - 1993 Member, Program Committee International Association for the
Surgery of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care 1993 - Hong Kong
1990 Program Selection Committee, 2nd International Congress, The
Immune Consequences of Trauma, Shock and Sepsis 1992 - Munich
1999 – 2000 Advisory Board, National Trauma Cost and Outcome Project
1995 – 1998 Advisory Board, LEAP Project
1995 Project Reviewer - HRSA
1995 Grant Monitoring Committee - NIH
1994 Grant Reviewer - Human Frontiers Science Program
1992 - Present Grant Reviewer - Swiss National Science Foundation
1990 - Present Grant-Reviewer - Veterans Administration Merit Awards
1989 Judge, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Surgery Residents


San Diego Society of General Surgeons
2000 – 2001 President
1999 – 2000 President-Elect
1998 Council Member

State of California Emergency Medical Services Authority
2004 – Present Chairman, Trauma Advisory Committee
2001 – Present Member, AD430 Director’s Advisory Committee
1997 – 2006 Member, Ad Hoc Committee to Review Trauma Regulations
1993 – 2006 Governor Appointee

San Diego County Trauma System
1997 - 2006 Member, the City of San Diego EMS Advisory Board
1995 - 2000 Member, Suicide/Homicide Audit Committee (SHAC) of San Diego
1992 - 1994 Member, Executive Committee, San Diego County Trauma Advisory
Task Force
1989 - 2006 Chairman, Medical Audit Committee (MAC) of San Diego County
Trauma System

Trauma Research and Education Foundation (TREF)
1993 - 1996 President
1989 - 1992 Chairman, Medical Education Committee
1984 – 2006 Board Member

2001 Member, Board of Directors, American Burn Institute
2001 – 2006 Member, Border Health Education Network
1998 Member, National Coalition on Health Care, San Diego
1995 - 2006 Member, Advisory Board, Latino Family Advancement Center
1994 - 2006 Organizer, San Diego Violence Prevention Initiative
1989 - 2006 Course Organizer and Director - The California Trauma
Conference (Annual Statewide CME Course)
Professional Societies
Member, Orange County Medical Association
Member, Los Angeles Surgical Society
Member, Society of Surgical Chairs
Member, Pacific Coast Surgical Association
Member, American Surgical Association
Member, Surgical Biology Club II
Member, Society of the Alimentary Tract
Member, American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine (AIUM)
Member, California Medical Association
Member, Western Surgical Association
Member, Society of University Surgeons
Member, Society of Leukocyte Biology
Member, Association of Program Directors in Surgery
Member, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Member, International Society of Surgery
Member, Shock Society
Member, Southwestern Surgical Congress
Member, The American Association of Immunologists
Member, Association for Academic Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Member, Western Trauma Association
Member, American Trauma Society
Member, Pan American Trauma Society
Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine
Member, San Diego Chapter of the American College of Surgeon
Member, Society of General Surgeons, San Diego
Member, San Diego County Medical Society
Member, Surgical Infection Society
Member, International Federation of Surgical Colleges
Board Member, Foundation for Surgical Education
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