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Physician Assistant

Elgin, IL
March 22, 2020

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*N*** W. Ridgewood Lane, St. Charles, IL 60175


To Whom It May Concern:

I am pleased to be writing in regard to your Physician Assistant employment opportunity. I have recently graduated from St. Catherine University Physician Assistant Program in December of 2019. As listed within my enclosed resume, I have received in depth clinical experience in various fields, including family medicine, women’s health, dermatology, and emergency medicine.

My education and clinical experience have provided me a great amount of knowledge and skills in primary care including taking patient’s history, performing thorough physical exams, as well as being involved in the treatment of various acute and chronic diseases.

I am seeking to join a healthcare team where I can build and maintain a strong patient population and provide excellent patient-centered care. It is my passion to work effectively and efficiently in the field of medicine with patients and their families as well staff members in order to provide high quality, compassionate care.

It would be a privilege to work with a group of such wonderful providers and supportive staff. I hope to speak with you regarding this position. I can be reached by e-mail at, or by phone at 630-***-****. Thank you for your time and consideration.


Zehra Quadri


nSaint Catherine University August 2017-December 2019

Masters of Physician Assistant Studies

St. Paul, MN

nUniversity of Michigan-Flint September 2015- August 2017

Masters of Public Health

Concentration in Health Administration

Flint, MI

nLoyola University Chicago August 2009- May 2013

Bachelor of Science: Psychology, 2013

Minor(s): Biostatistics; Biology

Chicago, IL

Clinical Experience

Family Medicine- Nora Kadolph, NP October 15- November 9, 2018

Quadri Family Practice, Elgin, IL

Mental Health- Dr. Syed Waliuddin November 12- December 13, 2018

Valley Psychiatry & Counseling, Elgin, IL

Pediatrics- Dr. Wynn Shaede January 1- February 2, 2019

Associates in Pediatrics, Elgin, IL

Women’s Health- Dr. Raja Chatterji, Dr. Jamilah Okoe February 4-March 1, 2019

Advocate Medical Group Obstetrics & Gynecology, Elgin, IL

General Surgery- Dr. Irene Wu March 4- March 29, 2019

Midwest Surgery, Elgin, IL

Emergency Medicine- Trisha Atkins, PA-C April 4- April 26, 2019

Amita Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, Elgin, IL

Dermatology Elective- Dr. Suleman Bangash April 29-May 23, 2019

Mohs Surgery & Dermatology, Elgin, IL

Internal Medicine- Dr. Archana Goel June 3 – July 26, 2019

Heritage Primary Care, Elgin, IL

Cardiology Elective- Tina Perry, NP July 29-August 22, 2019

Valley Medical & Cardiac Clinic, Elgin, IL

Family Medicine Elective- Nora Kadolph, NP September 4- October 4, 2019

Quadri Family Practice, Elgin, IL

Dermatology Elective- Dr. Jeffrey Bakal October 7- November 1, 2019

Bakal Dermatology, Hoffman Estates, IL


St. Catherine University MPAS May 2018

Topic: Identifying Risk Factors for Lead and Arsenic Poisoning:

A need for Efficient Screening Protocols

Co-author: Lauren Johnson PA-S

Mentors: Leslie Milteer, PA-C, Kari Hartwig Dr. P.H., M.A.


Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support by AHA 2018- 2020

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers by AHA 2017- 2019

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Physician Assistants 2017-present

Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants 2017-present


References available upon request


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