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Physician Assistant Medical

Broomall, PA
March 11, 2019

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Mia C. DeRitis

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Phone: 610-***-**** Email:


University of the Sciences Philadelphia, PA

M.S. Physician Assistant Studies May 2018

Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA

Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude May 2015

Major: Pre-Medical Studies, Minor: Psychology


Pediatric Neurology. Oct 2019-Feb 2019, Physician Assistant

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Examined and treated neurological conditions including Epilepsy, migraine, upper and lower motor neuron deficits, myasthenia gravis, and tics.

Managed patients throughout phase 1 and 2 evaluation of Epilepsy surgery, as well as post-surgical lesionectomy or lobectomy.

Gastroenterology. Feb-Mar 2018, Student

Virtua Marlton Hospital, NJ

Evaluated and treated conditions such as Crohns disease, bowel obstruction, diverticulitis, anemia, clostridium difficile infection, colitis, alcoholic pancreatitis, and transaminitis.

Neurology. Jan-Feb 2018, Student

Virtua Marlton Hospital, NJ

Examined and treated neurological conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, myasthenia gravis, CVA’s, dementia, migraines, seizures, and upper and lower motor neuron deficits.

Interpreted MRI’s of the brain and EMG’s.

Emergency Medicine. Dec 2017-Jan 2018, Student

Virtua Voorhees Hospital, NJ

Diagnosed and managed emergency patients including motor vehicle accidents, head injuries, lacerations, orthopedic trauma, respiratory illnesses, strokes, and MI’s.

Inserted Foley catheters, sutured lacerations, ECG and radiographic interpretation, venipuncture, splinting and casting, and fluorescein stain.

General Surgery. Nov-Dec 2017, Student

Virtua Voorhees Hospital, NJ

Provided pre- and post-operative care including management of post-operative complications

Inserted Foley catheters, sutured incisions, stapled lacerations, removed JP drains, interpreted ECG’s and radiographs interpretation.

Reconstruction Surgery. Oct-Nov 2017, Student

Fox Chase Cancer Center, PA

Assisted in breast reconstruction post mastectomy, abdominoplasty, free fibula flap, deep inferior epigastric perforators flap, and anterolateral thigh flap surgeries.

Sutured incisions, inserted Foley catheters and Dobhoff tubes.

Pediatrics. Sept-Oct 2017, Student

Private Practice, PA

Conducted well-child examinations, assessed developmental milestones, and administered childhood vaccinations.

Behavioral Health. Aug-Sept 2017, Student

Haven Behavioral Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

Evaluated and diagnosed mental illness, managed and prescribed psychiatric medications.

Conducted psychiatric evaluations and performed SLUMS exams.

Internal Medicine. Apr-May 2017, Student

Virtua Memorial Hospital, NJ

Managed acute illnesses, ECG and radiographic interpretation

Woman’s Health OB Triage. Mar-Apr 2017, Student

Virtua Memorial Hospital, NJ

Diagnosed and treated conditions such as gestational diabetes, pregnancy induced hypertension, premature rupture of membranes, preeclampsia, and vaginitis.

Performed wet mounts, STD screening and treatments, and pelvic examinations.

Assisted with cesarean section, inserted Foley catheters, and sutured incisions.

Primary Care. Jan-Mar 2017, Student

Virtua Community Health Center, NJ

Diagnosed and treated chronic illnesses, performed routine health maintenance examinations, ear irrigation, urinalysis, ECG interpretation,

Administered vaccinations and PPD skin tests.


Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Shadowing Program with Anesthesiology 2015

Hahnemann University Hospital, Shadowing Program with Anesthesiology 2014

Pennsylvania Hospital, Shadowing Program with PA-C in General Surgery and Neurosurgery Units. 2014

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Shadowing Program with PA-C’s in Heart Failure,

Transplant Surgery, MICU, and Plastic Surgery units 2013

Presbyterian Hospital, Shadowing Program with Orthopedic Surgeon 2013


The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia-Volunteer at Inpatient Hospice 2015

Bryn Mawr Hospital-Volunteer at Surgical Center and Emergency Department 2015

United Methodist Homes: Independent and Assisted Living-Volunteer at Memory Support 2014

Shore Medical Center-Volunteer at Pre-Admission Testing 2014


Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 2018

Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine License 2018

Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) 2018

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) 2018

Basic Life Support (BLS) 2018

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) 2018


CAPSTONE PROJECT: The Pathology Behind Maternal Immunity for a Growing Fetus and How It Can Prevent Rejection of Organ Transplantation.


Member of the Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistant (PSPA) 2011-present

Member of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) 2014-present Owner and sole proprietor of Professional Photography business 2010-present

Volunteer for Multiple Sclerosis National Society 2009-present

Graduate PA Student Society Treasurer 2016-2018

References available upon request

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