Jason R Pickett, M.D.

Emergency Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Mobile integrated health care (community paramedicine), prehospital advanced airway, injuries and illnesses among tactical operators, active shooter response

Lectures, Lessons and Presentations

Riot Control Agents and Irritants

Quality Assurance in EMS

New paradigms in spinal immobilization

3 Lead and 12 Lead EKG Interpretation

Abuse, Assault, and Forensics for EMS

MASCAL: Helicopter crash in Iraq

Damage Control Resuscitation

Ketamine in Emergency and Prehospital Medicine

Medical Response to the Active Shooter

Mission Preplanning for Civilian Tactical Operations

It’s Not All TCCC: Comparison of Casualty Care in Military and Civilian High Threat Environments

Armored Vehicle Rescue

Medical Direction for Special 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

Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Emergency Medical Services

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

American College of Emergency Physicians, Ohio Chapter. Ohio ACEP EMS Medical Director’s Course. Chapter 11: Protocols and Standing Orders.  Chapter 13: EMS Quality and Performance Improvement. Published online. 2013

Kwon PO, Pickett JR. Coinfection of Mycoplasma pneumonia with chronic Q fever in a nurse deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom: a case study. US Army Med Dep J. 2014 Jul-Sep:51-4

Pickett JR, Kallsen TW, Schott EE. Damage control resuscitation. Trauma Reports. 2015 July

Ciottone GR (Ed.) Disaster Medicine, 2ed. Ch 87 “Tactical Emergency Medical Support”. Elsevier. 2016

Barnhart GC, Cullinan WF, Pickett JR. Prolonged field care of a casualty with penetrating chest trauma. Journal of Special Operations Medicine. Breakaway Media. Accepted for publication 2016

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

American College of Emergency Physicians

            Emergency Medical Services Section

            Tactical Medicine Section

            Disaster Medicine Section

National Association of EMS Physicians

            Practice and Standards Committee

            Council of EMS Fellowship Directors

Committee on Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

            Standards and Practice Committee

Special Operations Medical Association, Lifetime member, Program Committee

National Tactical Officer’s Association

Ohio Tactical Officer’s Association

Society of US Army Flight Surgeons


Student Leadership Award, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2005

Community Service Award, Carnegie Mellon University, 1996

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