Jay Woody, MD

Chief Medical Officer
Jay Woody, MD is one of the owners of Legacy ER & Urgent Care, and is a well-known and widely published authority in the field of emergency medicine. He is the former Regional Medical Director of a freestanding emergency medicine facility as well as a sought-after speaker and peer reviewer for the Texas Medical Foundation. Dr. Woody has contributed to such vital references sources as the Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Journal, the Journal of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, and the Texas Emergency Bulletin and as well as two textbooks - Medical Response to Terrorism: Preparedness and Clinical Practice, and AAEM Emergency Medical and Family Health. Also, he has been a featured presenter at the Southeast Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, the Nordic Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine, and the Clinical Excellence in Emergency Medicine Conference. Dr. Woody teaches frequently and has helped advance emergency medical practices alongside his peers at UT Southwestern Medical Center in the Department of Emergency Medicine.