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Dr. Joseph (Jay) McIsaac recognized as NACD Directorship Certified®

Congratulations to Dr. McIsaac, IAA Anesthesiologist. Earlier this month, the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently recognized Joseph (Jay) McIsaac, MD, MS, MBA, CPE, FASA, as NACD Directorship Certified®. Directors who earn this designation signal to boards, investors, and other stakeholders that they are keeping on top of the emerging issues and trends impacting financial performance, disrupting business models, and changing the competitive landscape.

The NACD Directorship Certification program®, the nation’s premier certification for board directors, provides a tangible assessment of a director’s understanding of the essential knowledge required to lead in today’s boardrooms. Certification facilitates continuous learning and allows directors to showcase their governance knowledge to the companies they serve and other stakeholders in the broader governance community.

“I am honored to join the distinguished and diverse group of NACD Certified Directors who are committed to advancing the highest standards of boardroom excellence,” said Dr. McIsaac, NACD.DC. “The information I’ve learned and demonstrated via NACD’s certification program are key assets to the companies and institutions I serve, as well as to my professional growth as a director.”

Dr. McIsaac is a Partner and long-time Director of Integrated Anesthesia Associates, serving as Vice President and Secretary for multiple terms. He has earned an MBA, the prestigious Certified Physician Executive designation, has been elected a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and is a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He is an active member of the American Society for Physician Leadership and has continued his education, earning certificates in Terrorism Studies, Venture Finance, Globalization, Blockchain, and Artificial Intelligence from MIT, Oxford, the London School of Economics, and the University of St. Andrews. As an entrepreneur, he has established two start-up technology companies and is a member of two business honor societies.

Dr. McIsaac is also a Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Chief of Trauma Anesthesia at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut (USA), and holds additional appointments at the Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, and in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Connecticut. His research has included the development of innovative medical devices, improvements in transfusion flow rates during hemorrhage, and utilization of the minimally injured as assistants during mass casualty events. In addition, he has developed and administered many hands-on workshops to teach disaster and trauma resuscitation skills to physicians, nurses, and emergency medical technicians. He has also spent time in Estonia teaching advanced CBRN treatment to military medical personnel.

Please join us in congratulating Jay, and thanking him for his ongoing professionalism and dedication to excellence.

Dr. Joseph (Jay) McIsaac recognized as NACD Directorship Certified®