Jay Smith, MD, has received the 2014 North Oaks Health System Physician of the Year
Award for exceptional service to others, leadership, performance excellence
and his dedication to the community.
North Oaks Medical Center’sEmergency Services Medical Director and a 24-year veteran of the North Oaks Medical Staff.
Nominations praised Dr. Smith’s care and concern for his patients
and the respectful working relationship he fosters with the entire hospital
staff. Nominations also commended his unwavering focus on providing quality
care and his volunteerism at
North Oaks Sports Medicinestudent-athlete screening events through the years.
Certified by the
American Board of Emergency Medicine, Smith is the department chairman and a past vice chairman for Emergency
Services on the hospital’s Medical Executive Committee. He was North
Oaks Medical Center’s chief of staff in 1998, and he has contributed
as a member of the Emergency Department Steering and Bylaws Committees
numerous times during his career.
Louisiana Hospital Association appointed Smith to the
Louisiana Emergency Response Network’s Regional Commission for Region 9. He represents hospital service district
facilities and is the commission’s vice chairman. He also has been
New Orleans Magazine as one of Louisiana’s “Top Doctors.”
The Medical Executive Committees of North Oaks Medical Center and
North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital select a Physician of the Year annually based on nominations from North
Oaks employees, volunteers and physicians.
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