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Physician Assistant

Hamburg, NY
April 18, 2020

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Allison Salerno

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Hamburg, New York


OBJECTIVE: Committed and ambitious healthcare worker searching for Physician Assistant position to expand knowledge and understanding through clinical work

EDUCATION: Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Health Science (BS) May 2018

GPA: 3.908 (undergraduate GPA)

Masters in Physician Assistant Studies (MS)

GPA: 3.873 (graduate GPA) May 2019

CERTIFICATION: EMT Certification June 2014

BLS/ACLS Certified June 2018


EXPERIENCE: Scheduled rotations at the following sites (2018-2019)


-Towne Garden Pediatrics

-Completed September/October 2018


-Women’s UPMC Hamot

-Completed October/November 2018


-Surgical Association of WNY

-Completed November/December 2018


-Buffalo General Hospital

-Completed January/February 2019


-Sheridan Medical Group

-Completed February/March 2019


-MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

-Completed April/May 2019


-Mercy Hospital of South Buffalo

-Completed May/June 2019



-Completed June/July 2019

SKILLS: One year of obtaining patient histories and performing comprehensive physical examinations in the setting of new patient examinations, acute care visits, and pre/post operative evaluations.

Capable of performing various clinical procedures including, but not limited to wound care, controlling minor bleeding, splinting, casting, EKG interpretation. Interpreting and reading X-ray and CT results.

Two years of didactic studies, including laboratory science, physical diagnosis, behavioral science, basic medical science, pharmacology, and liberal studies.


February 2020- Physician Assistant

Current employer Sheridan Medical Group


-managing own patient care by performing histories, examinations, assessments, and appropriate diagnoses in an outpatient setting

-ordering diagnostics and ability to interpret deviations from normal (EKGs, labs, radiographs, CTs, and MRIs)

-interpersonal communication with on and off-site clinicians for patient continuance of care plans

-counseling and educating patient and families

-prescribing medications and discuss side effects

-specialty referral when needed

-use of electronic medical record Medent

-clinical procedures including but not limited to laceration repair (suturing and stapling and removal), incision and drainage (with and without packing), avulsion repairs, wound care and management, obtaining cultures, foreign body removals, nasal cautery and/or packing, woods lamp examination with and without foreign body removals, corneal staining, orthopedic aspiration/injection/reduction, orthopedic splinting (orthoglass, plaster, and velcro), pelvic examination, control of minor bleeding, and tonometry

August 2016- Gross Anatomy Teacher’s Assistant

May 2017 Gannon University Biology Department

-preparing cadavers for student educational purposes

-assisted two professors in dissections of 14 total bodies over the course of TA career

-educated students on the anatomy of the human body

-performed numerous dissections on the human body with students and fellow TAs

August 2012- Dietary Aide

Current employer Elderwood Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center, Hamburg, NY

-preparing and serving meals to the residents

-provided assistance regarding upkeep of the kitchen and nursing home

-Instructing, motivating, safeguarding, and assisting patients practicing exercises and functional activities when assisted by Occupational Therapists

-Securing patients into wheelchairs

-Working next to physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists to evaluate patients and to engage in acquiring knowledge regarding diseases, therapies, and pharmacology plans

April 2017- Chef

Current employer Master’s Barbeque, Buffalo, NY

-prepared food and waitressed to customers

-Assisted customers in selecting and purchasing food items through guidance, persuasion, and product promotion

-Managed the cash register and processed financial transactions

-Assisted customers via telephone and internet

-Provided assistance regarding store opening, closing, and upkeep


Member of Gannon University Society of Physician Assistant Students (GUSPAS)

Member of the Gannon University women’s softball team

Member of the Gannon Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

Board Member of Gannon University Student Government Association

Volunteer victim for training program through ECMC, Erie Community College, and Hamburg Fire Company

Volunteer at soup kitchen for Hearts for the Homeless in Buffalo, NY

Volunteer work through YES program at Buffalo Bills Stadium, Nike Base, and Blasdell Elementary School with challenger league in sports

Volunteer work through Saints Peter and Paul Church in Hamburg, NY

Volunteer work through Clothing Drive at St John’s Lutheran Church in Erie, PA

Volunteer work through Elderwood at Hamburg Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center


KariAnn Womer PA-C

Family Medicine / Internal Medicine

Sheridan Medical Group


Robert Cronin PA-C

Surgical Oncology preceptor

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital


Available upon request.

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