Experience & Education
Other Specialties/CertificationsAmerican Board of Surgery - Part I - November 1980
American Board of Surgery - Part II - February 1981
National Board of Medical Examiners - 1978
American Board of Surgery - 1984, 1994, 2003
Specialty Certificate: Pediatric Surgery - 1988, 1995, 2007
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - 1990, 1999, 2008
EducationGeorge Washington Univerisity - Washington, D.C. - 1966-1969
University of Maryland - School of Medicine - Baltimore, Maryland - 1969-1973
McGill University - Montreal General Hospital - Montreal, Quebec, Canada - July 1973 - June 1975
Univerisity of Maryland - General Surgery - Baltimore, Maryland - July 1975 - June 1979
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - University of Southern California - Los Angeles, California - Chief Resident, Pediatric Surgery - July 1979 - June 1981
Areas of ExpertiseExtracorporeal Membrane Oxygentation
AwardsCIGNA Healthplan Clinician - Tucson, Arizona - Excellence Service Award - 1984
Residents Research Award - University of Missouri - 1987 -
The Children's Mercy Hospital
Leo B. Hart Humanitarian Award - Univerisity of Arizona - 2003
Distinguished Alumnus Award - University of Arizona - 2003
Dr. Jane F. Goldthorn has served as Covenant’s medical director of Pediatric Trauma since 2002, a member of the Children’s Executive Committee since 1997, and the Children’s Hospital Quality Review Council Sub-Committee since 2004. She was the surgical director of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the University Medical Center from 1983-2002 and became the director of the Division of Pediatric Surgery and associate professor of Surgery & Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in 1983.
Widely published and passionate about the well-being of children, Dr. Goldthorn is a former clinical instructor in Surgery at the University of Southern California and associate director of Pediatric Surgery at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Pediatrics from McGill University Montreal General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and General Surgery at the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Md. Dr. Goldthorn has served on the medical staff at University of New Mexico Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M.
Dr. Goldthorn is a member of the Lubbock Surgical Society, American College of Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, Lubbock-Crosby-Garza County Medical Society, Lubbock Pediatric Society, Texas Association of Pediatric Surgeons, Association for Academic Surgery, and American Federation of Clinical Research.
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