Jason R Pickett, MD

Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Cox Institute, 3525 Southern Blvd, Dayton, OH 45429-1221

Research Interests

Prehospital advanced airway

Injuries and illnesses among tactical operators

Lectures, Lessons and Presentations

Riot Control Agents and Irritants
Quality Assurance
Gastrointestinal Toxicity from Caustics and Poisons
3 Lead and 12 Lead EKG Interpretation
Abuse, Assault, and Forensics for EMS
Advanced Airway Management
Pulmonary Case Studies
MASCAL: Helo crash in Iraq
Seizures and Neurological Emergencies
Noninvasive Positive Pressure Ventilation
Bleeding Control in the Combat Environment
Airway Management in the Combat Environment
Shock Management for the Combat Medic
Penetrating Chest Trauma in Combat
Mission Preplanning for Civilian Tactical Operations
Body Armor for Tactical Operations

Military Experience

Major, Medical Corps, US Army Reserve, 2005-2014

256th Combat Support Hospital
90th Sustainment Brigade

Major, Medical Corps, West Virginia Army National Guard, 2014-present

Battalion Surgeon, 2/19th Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Education History: 

Wright State University, 2005-2008
Chief Resident, Integrated Residency in Emergency Medicine

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 2001-2005
Medical Doctorate

Brandeis University, Boston, MA, 1999-2000
Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1992-1996
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Drama

Community College of Allegheny County, Allegheny General Hospital,
Pittsburgh, PA, 1995-1996
EMT-Paramedic Training Program



Pickett JR, Dickinson ET. Dealing with Dig: A comprehensive review of digoxin and its therapeutic and toxic effects. Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) 2005 Aug;30(8):70-8, 82, 84

Schwartz, McManus, et al. Tactical Emergency Medicine. Chapter 35: "Emerging Technologies in Tactical Medicine". LWW. 2007.

Singer J, Pickett JR, Chuuon P. Food Borne Illness. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports. Oct. 2007

Kagel, et al. International Trauma Life Support Manual, Military Edition, 2ed.  Appendix 3: “Environmental Considerations”. 2010

Wipfler EJ, Heiskell LE, et al. Tactical Medicine Essentials. Peer reviewer, Ch 24 “Weapons of Mass Destruction”. Jones and Bartlett. 2010

Professional Affiliations/Memberships: 

American Medical Association

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

American College of Emergency Physicians

Emergency Medical Services Section

Tactical Medicine Section

Emergency Medicine Residents Association

Special Operations Medical Association, Lifetime member

National Tactical Officer’s Association

Ohio Tactical Medicine Association


Student Leadership Award, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2005

Community Service Award, Carnegie Mellon University, 1996

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