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Physician Assistant Medical

Buffalo, New York, United States
May 22, 2019

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Kaitlin Walsh

** ********** **, **** *******, NY 14051



University of Mount Union, Alliance, OH August 2019

Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies

Thesis: Should robotic-assisted laparoscopic hernia repair be the standard of care for adults who have abdominal hernias?

Allegheny College, Meadville, PA May 2016

Bachelor of Science, Major: Biology, Minor: Psychology and Women’s Studies


NCCPA Expected: October 2019

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Expires: April 2020

American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Expires: April 2020

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Student Member- Plan to renew

Ohio Association of Physician Assistants Student Member- Plan to renew


August 2018- June 2019

Orthopedics: Spectrum Orthopedics, Canton, OH

Pediatrics: Kids Care Pediatrics, Latrobe, PA

Performed history and physical exam, documentation and discussed plans for pediatric patients including well child visits and acute illnesses such as otitis media, strep pharyngitis, URI, seasonal allergic rhinitis and acute fractures

Internal Medicine: Prima Healthcare Columbiana, Columbiana, OH

Obtained comprehensive history, performed physical exams, provided patient education and collaborated with preceptor on treatment for patients with COPD, sinusitis, seasonal allergic rhinitis, sciatica, depression and DM

Skills: IM injections, reading x-rays, cerumen removal

Behavioral Medicine: Family Center for Recovery, Lantana, FL

Performed brief history, discussed patient with preceptor, wrote progress notes and attended group therapy sessions

Women’s Health: Sharon Regional Medical Center, UPMC, Hermitage, PA

Performed brief history and physical exam, discussed patients with preceptors, assisted with office procedures and scrubbed in on surgeries

Observed procedures: U/S, LEEP, colposcopy, cystoscopy, IUD placement, Nexplanon placement, vaginal delivery

Surgeries: cesarean section, total vaginal and abdominal hysterectomy, bilateral salpingo-oopherectomy, D & C, polypectomy

Skills: breast exam, pelvic exam, pap smear, fundal height measurement, fetal heart tones, GBS swab

Primary Care: Comprehensive Physician Associates, Youngstown, OH

Management of Medicare Wellness Visits, annual visits, chronic follow-up and acute visits including: history and physical exam of patients, presented case and treatment to preceptor, assisted with in-office procedures and completed documentation for patients with hyperlipidemia, HTN, DM, COPD, anxiety, depression, obesity, seasonal allergic rhinitis, UTI and pregnancy

Attended weekly didactic lectures with fourth year medical students and residents

Skills: lab result interpretation, male and female pelvic exams, breast exams, fundal height measurement, fetal heart tones, GBS swab

Emergency Medicine: Alliance Community Hospital, Alliance, OH

Performed brief history and physical exam, presented cases to preceptor, created treatment plans with the preceptors and documentation for patients with chest pain, back pain, extremity pain, UTI, URI

Skills: suturing, incision and drainage, application of splint, EKG interpretation, CXR interpretation, extremity radiograph interpretation and fluorescein staining

General Surgery: Canton General Surgery, Canton, OH

Gained experience in inpatient and outpatient surgery including pre-op, intra-op and post-op visits and participated in inpatient rounds

Surgeries: open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic and robotic hernia repair, SCC removal, lipoma removal, mastectomy, bowel resection, colostomy placement and removal, central line placement, pilonidal cyst excision, sphincterotomy, hemorrhoidectomy

Skills: suturing, stapling, suture and staple removal, intubation, bladder catheterization

Family Medicine: Dr. Miller, Austintown, OH

Performed annual physicals and sick visits by obtaining a comprehensive history and physical exam for patients with depression, anxiety, HTN and DM

Urgent Care: Alliance Hospital-Family Care Now, Louisville, OH

Obtained brief history and physical exam and assisted in developing treatment plans for patients with pharyngitis, otitis media, otitis externa, pneumonia and asthma exacerbations

Skills: injections, UA interpretation, rapid strep testing, suturing, cerumen removal


AmeriCorps VISTA, Erie United Methodist Alliance August, 2016- May 2017

Conducted community outreach with people experiencing homelessness

Performed capacity building in the form of volunteer program creation, data collection, data input and marketing

Camp Counselor, The Woodlands Foundation May 2014- December 2015

Provided personal care for individuals with disabilities and chronic illness

Administered pre-dosed medications


Association for Community Health Improvement Conference March 2017

Healthcare and Housing Integration: A Community Collaborative Approach to Reducing Homelessness


Best Buddy, Best Buddies International August 2014- May 2015

Served as a peer and mentor for an individual with disabilities

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