Outstanding Reviewer of the Year
Kimberly A. Davis, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM
The Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery congratulates Kimberly Davis, MD, as Reviewer of the Year. Dr. Davis is Professor of Surgery and Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs at the Yale School of Medicine Department of Surgery. She is the Chief of the Division of General Surgery, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Yale, as well as the Trauma Medical Director for Yale New Haven Hospital, an American College of Surgeons verified and Connecticut Department of Health designated Level One Trauma Center for both adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Davis also serves as the Surgical Director of Quality and Performance Improvement for Yale-New Haven Hospital and formerly as the NSQIP Surgeon Champion.
After earning a BS in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale, she attended Albany Medical College and received her surgical training from the Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital program. Following a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the University of Tennessee - Memphis, she spent eight years on the faculty at Loyola University Medical Center in Illinois prior to returning to Yale in 2006. Dr. Davis received her MBA from the Yale School of Management Leadership in Healthcare program in 2012.
Dr. Davis serves on the National Committee on Trauma, is the immediate Past-President of the Connecticut chapter of the American College of Surgeons and recently retired from the Board of Governors. She is the Secretary Treasurer of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Past President of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma and the former Chief of Region I for the Committee on Trauma. She has held leadership positions in several other regional and national organizations. She has published extensively in medical literature, with over 180 peer reviewed publications. She is an Associate Editor of Trauma Surgery and Acute Care Open, serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, the Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation and Current Trauma Reports, and is an ad hoc reviewer for 10 other critical care and surgical journals.