Jay Straight, MD
Instructor, Emergency Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1973)
Internship:
  • Case Western Reserve University-Cleveland Clinic Foundation-MetroHealth Medical Center Program (1973)
Residency:
  • University of New Mexico Program, Internal Medicine
Languages: Spanish
Department: Emergency Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • Colorado Medical Society, member
  • AMA, member

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1977)
  • Emergency Medicine, Board Certification (1992, 2012)
Personal Interests
I continue my interest in the health effects from hazardous substances and their disposal that I studied while working at CDC in Atlanta.

Volunteer Activities
Chairman of the Board of Benefits in Action. BIA provides no cost assistance in navigating applications for Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, housing and disability benefits for seniors, persons with disabilities, and low income citizens. We now operate in Jeffco, Denver, Summit, and Teller Counties.

Public Speaking
Yes
Numerous talks on the Health Effects of Hazardous chemicals while working at CDC. I currently talk to audiences as chairman of the board of BIA to explain our mission and to raise funds for this non-profit.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine (1973)
Internships:
  • Case Western Reserve University-Cleveland Clinic Foundation-MetroHealth Medical Center Program (1973)
Residency Programs:
  • University of New Mexico Program, Internal Medicine (0001)
Languages: Spanish
Department: Emergency Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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