Cache Valley Hospital's current Medical Director of Emergency Medicine, Jess Jewett, MD, has been selected to also serve as the hospital's new Chief Medical Officer.
In addition to these leadership roles, Dr. Jewett is currently the managing partner for the Cache Valley Division of Emergency Physicians Integrated Care (EPIC), which staffs for Brigham City Community Hospital and Cache Valley Hospital.
Dr. Jewett was born and raised in Orem, UT and is an alumnus of Utah State University. After graduating from the American University of the Caribbean and receiving a Doctor of Medicine, he completed a surgical internship at Saint Joseph's Exempla in Denver, CO. Dr. Jewett then went on to complete a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Mississippi in Jackson, MS.
Prior to his current position, he worked for two years at the University of Utah as an Assistant Professor. His professional interests include wilderness, sports medicine, and leadership. Dr. Jewett is a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is first and foremost patient oriented and holds altruistic, honest and fair values paramount.
Outside of work, Dr. Jewett loves spending time with his family, traveling, literature, fitness, and anything outdoors.