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Physician Assistant Medical

Flower Mound, Texas, United States
February 08, 2018

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Shelby R. Harrell

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Detail-oriented and highly qualified physician assistant demonstrating knowledge in evidence-based practice and competency in procedural skills. Consistently demonstrates keen ability to interact efficiently with all healthcare professionals, incorporate current standards of care, and provide exemplary patient-focused medicine.


Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX 2015 – 2017

Masters of Science: Physician Assistant Studies (Graduated: 12/2/2017)

Texas A&M University – College Station, TX May 2015

Bachelor of Science: Biomedical Sciences

Honors: Summa cum laude, Dean’s List, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society

Baylor College of Medicine Clinical Clerkships

Community / Family Medicine, Mason Park Medical Clinic, Katy, TX

Developed independent patient work-ups, completed and implemented treatment plans, and applied health behavior counseling.

Focused on disease prevention and health maintenance in men, women, adolescents, and children.

Internal Medicine Outpatient, Scott & White Center for Diagnostic Medicine, Temple Community Free Clinic, Temple, TX

Performed in a private clinic that emphasized health maintenance and preventative medicine in adults as well as recognized acute conditions necessitating referral. Trained in procedures, including joint injections.

Developed insights into business operations management of resource limited clinic with regards to appropriate resource allocation and utilization.

Internal Medicine Inpatient, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX

Collaborated with numerous healthcare teams in diagnosing and treating, consulting, and documenting a variety of disease processes of acutely ill patients in a hospital setting.

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Houston, TX

Gained experience in a variety of settings including labor & delivery, pediatric gynecology, gynecologic oncology, HIV clinic, centering classes, and private practice.

Performed deliveries, pelvic exams, and procedures, including IUD insertion, colposcopy, pap smears, and assisted with tubal ligation.

Provided treatment of sexually transmitted infections, cancer detection, evaluation of common gynecologic problems, and prenatal care.

Pediatric Inpatient, Texas Children’s Hospital Pulmonary Service, TCH Women’s Pavilion Nursery, Houston, TX

Completed two-week rotation on the inpatient pulmonary service assessing and treating children with cystic fibrosis, pneumonia, failure to thrive, and pulmonary atresia.

Completed two-week rotation in the Pavilion for Women newborn nursery assisting with circumcisions, diagnosing & managing neonatal pathology, and working alongside lactation consultants for patients with breastfeeding difficulties.

Pediatric Outpatient: First Choice Pediatrics, Longview, TX

Achieved competency in preventive medicine, management of acute illness, and knowledge of pediatric pathological processes, and gained exposure in a private clinic that concentrated on primary care from birth through adolescence.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

Trained in inpatient rehabilitation, inpatient consultation, & outpatient specialty clinics managing children with numerous conditions including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, intellectual disability, meningitis, and cancer.

Collaborated with a team of PT, OT, and speech therapists, prosthetists, social workers, nutritionists, neurocognitive specialists, and a variety of other healthcare specialists.

Surgery, CHI St. Luke’s Health Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, TX

Trained in various aspects of general surgery, which encompassed operating room experience, inpatient rounding, pre- & post- surgical outpatient clinic visits, and surgical skill workshops (suturing, knot tying, and laparoscopy).

Assisted with several procedures including da Vinci robot-assisted Whipple procedures, thyroidectomies, mastectomies, cholecystectomies, colectomies, and hepatectomies.

Emergency Medicine, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX

Experienced all levels of acute care and involved in team-based management of critically-ill, trauma, overdose, and psychiatric patients as well as provided care to patients with limited resources.

Gained competency in suturing, incision & drainage of abscesses, IV placement, blood draws, and assisting with thoracocentesis and paracentesis.

Geriatrics, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX

Trained in an outpatient geriatrics clinic providing primary care with focus on preventative medicine and health maintenance of geriatric patients.

Participated in home-based primary care, inpatient palliative care, and wound management of geriatric patients.

Psychiatry, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX

Trained in an inpatient psychiatric consult setting.

Professional Experience

Shipman ENT and Associates; Dr. Nolan D. Shipman, M.D. - College Station, TX 2013 – 2015

Medical Assistant

Performed triage evaluation and office visit documentation pertaining to a variety of ENT conditions including vertigo, hypothyroidism, Bell’s palsy, allergies, asthma, and common upper respiratory illnesses.

Assisted in procedures including laryngoscopies, skin excisions, ear cleanings, and lymph node biopsies. Administered allergy immunotherapy and trained in anaphylaxis protocol.


Student Representative 2015 – 2017

Admissions Committee, Baylor College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program


The Lewis A. Leavitt, M.D. Academic Excellence Award 2017

Highest scholastic ranking in the graduating class, Baylor College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program

Research Experience

Master’s Thesis Research and Poster Presentation 2017

Harrell, SR. Video- v. lecture- v. model- based learning styles for basic training of procedural skills among physician assistant

students. Baylor College of Medicine, School of Allied Health Sciences, Physician Assistant Program Master’s Project; 2017:

Faculty Advisors: Stephanie DeSandro, M.S., PA-C and Malford Tyson Pillow, M.D., M.Ed.

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physician Assistants

Texas Academy of Physician Assistants

Certifications and Licensing

Physician Assistant December 2017

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Texas State Physician Assistant License (Pending)

Texas Medical Board

American Heart Association Certification in Basic Life Support (CPR and AED) for Healthcare Providers

American Heart Association Certification in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support for Healthcare Providers


Proficient with Electronic Medical Record Systems: EPIC, CPRS.

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