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Catherine J. Juillard, MD, MPH

Critical Care Medicine


Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH is a trauma surgeon and critical care physician at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and her medical degree from UCLA, where she also completed her general surgery residency training. Dr. Juillard went to the University of California, San Francisco for her fellowship training, where she was the trauma and critical care fellow at San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Juillard then joined the faculty at UCSF, where she was the Director of the Center for Global Surgical Studies and the San Francisco Wraparound project before she was recruited to UCLA as Associate Professor InResidence. Her primary research interests seek to address surgical health disparities.

Dr. Juillard also has strong interest in global surgery research to improve access for quality surgical care in low and middle income countries. She has ongoing projects with partners in Cameroon and Uganda with a focus in trauma systems strengthening.


Medical Board Certifications

Surgical Critical Care, American Board of Surgery, 2013
Surgery, American Board of Surgery, 2012


UC San Francisco School of Medicine, 2014


UCLA School of Medicine, 2012


UCLA School of Medicine, MD, 2005

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center



Link to my PubMed publications >

Current Funding

  • NIH 1R21TW010956-01 A mobile phone-based triage tool to identify discharged trauma patients in need of further care in Cameroon, Principal Investigator
  • 9/14/2018 - 8/31/2020 In Low and Middle Income Countries
  • NIH R21TW010453 Building capacity for trauma quality improvement: An innovative pilot program in Cameroon to address the burden of injury, Principal Investigator 8/15/20/18 - 4/30/20/20
  • Building Capacity for Trauma Quality Improvement in a Resource-Poor Country, American College of Surgeons Junior Faculty Research Fellowship, Principal Investigator 7/01/2018 - 6/30/2020


  • American College of Surgeons Faculty Research Fellowship, 2018-2020
  • International Association for Trauma,
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, UCSF School of Medicine, 2017
  • West African College of Surgeons International Visiting Professorship Award, Association for Academic Surgery, 2016
  • International Association for Trauma, Surgery, and Intensive Care (IATSIC) Best Free Paper Presentation, 46th World Congress of Surgery, 2015
  • International Association for Trauma, Surgery, and Intensive Care (IATSIC) Best Poster Award, 46th World Congress of Surgery, 2015
  • Outstanding Chief Resident Golden Scalpel Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine, 2012
  • Wiley Barker Teaching Award, UCLA School of Medicine, 2011
  • Sommer Scholar, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008
  • Junior Resident of the Year, UCLA Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2007
  • Outstanding First Year Resident, UCLA Department of Surgery, 2006