Ann K. Jay, MD, is a neuroradiologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. In addition, she is an Associate Professor with dual appointments in the Departments of Radiology and Otolaryngology.
At MedStar Georgetown, Dr. Jay serves as the director for Head and Neck Imaging, and she is the program director for the Diagnostic Radiology Residency program. Dr. Jay also co-founded and directs the magnetic resonance imaging pacemaker program in the Department of Radiology. For Georgetown University School of Medicine, she serves as the Medical School Faculty Advisor for the Radiology Interest Group and annually interviews applicants to the medical school. She is also a member of the Faculty Development Committee. Dr. Jay previously was the Neuroradiology clerkship director for the medical school.
Dr. Jay clinical and research interests are in the radiographic manifestations of otolaryngology diseases, specifically, temporal bone and paranasal sinus diseases, and head and neck cancer. She specializes in the head and neck biopsies, and is one of the few radiologists in the Washington, DC area that performs percutaneous biopsies of lesions in deep neck spaces. Dr. Jay is an integral part of the multi-disciplinary Head and Neck Cancer and Skull Base Disease Teams at MedStar Georgetown.
She has published her research in peer-reviewed journals, including Radiology, American Journal of Neuroradiology, and Frontiers in Oncology. She has also published multiple chapters for radiology textbooks. Dr. Jay serves as a peer reviewer for Radiology and RadioGraphics. Her professional affiliations include membership in the American Society of Neuroradiology, the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology, the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the Association of University Radiologist, and the Association of Program Directors in Radiology. Dr. Jay has received awards recognizing her commitment to teaching residents, including the Teacher of the Year award.
Dr. Jay completed the MedStar Teaching Scholar's program, graduating with the first class to complete an extended two year program. She has received certifications in two AAMC programs: Medical Education Research Certificate (MERC) program and Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate program. Dr. Jay is also a part of the inaugural MedStar Teaching Academy class as a principal member of the Education leadership cohort.
Her medical degree is from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. She completed an internship in Internal Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She then completed a two-year Neuroradiology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.