MAYRA A. MERCADO PAC
**-** ****** ****. *******, New York 11102
Education: CUNY MARXE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS,
New York, NY. Master of Public Administration in Health Policy, 2017 – Present
ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY/CATHOLIC MEDICAL CENTER, Queens, NY
Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences/Physician Assistant, 1996
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, New York, NY
Bachelors in Biology and Spanish Literature, 1992
Certification: INSTITUTE FOR INTEGRATIVE NUTRITION, New York, NY 2016 – 2017
Integrative Nutrition Health Coach Certification
Work Experience: Family Medical Health 2018 to present. Care of walk in and internal medicine patients in a primary
Locum Tenems Care 2015 - 2017. Primary care/Urgent care. Involved in all aspects of patient care including detailed histories, physical examinations, implementation of treatment plans, prescription of medications for acute and chronic conditions, interpretation/ordering of laboratory tests and diagnostic studies, as well as in office surgical/dermatological procedures.
Bellevue Hospital/NYU 2000- 2014. Surgical/ Critical care physician assistant.
General assistance in the operating room, providing pre-operative/post-operative care of heart and lung surgery patients, including management of patients in the surgical intensive care and recovery unit. PA
and medical student preceptor.
New York University School of Medicine 2006 - 2009. Physician assistant in the department of
vascular surgery caring for outpatients (pre-and post-operative) with abdominal aneurysms and carotid disease. Responsible for maintaining and updating a national vascular surgery database. Subsequently assigned to work in the medical intensive care unit arranging diagnostic exams and caring for high risk ICU patients.
NYC Health and Hospital Corp. at Gouverneur Hospital 1997-2000.
Physician assistant in Primary Care, Walk-In Clinic/Urgent Care Center, Dermatology and Asthma
clinic. Evaluation of patients with emergency and family medicine diagnoses. Coordinated the
Asthma Prevention Project and the East New York breast cancer outreach program. Preceptor of PA
National Health Services Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Project 1995.
Conducted assessments and educational outreach for the residents of East New York on the dangers
and prevention of lead poisoning.
Scholarships/Honors: NewYork State Department of Health Primary Care Scholarship
New York State Society of Physician Assistant Scholarship
National Health Service Corps Scholarship
International Student Leadership Scholarship
Golden Key National Honor Society
Languages: Fluent in Spanish, some Italian, Portuguese and Arabic.