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Physician Assistant Medicine

Providence, RI
April 25, 2020

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Jacob H. Sosa, PA-S


Education Graduation

Johnson & Wales University (JWU) Eligible May 2020

MS in Physician Assistant Studies

Master’s Thesis - Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Heart Failure Mortality Outcomes for Obese Patients with Heart Failure: A Challenge of the Obesity Paradox

University of Arizona (U of A) December 2017

BS in Nutritional Sciences, minor in Biochemistry

Honors/Awards: Summa Cum Laude Fall 2017 Outstanding Senior Award

Clinical Rotations (Electives) Setting Location Dates

Epidemiology: RI DOH, Online Providence, RI 4/2020 – 5/2020

Pediatrics, Outpatient and ED: Waterman Pediatrics, Hasbro ED East Providence, RI 3/2020 – 4/2020

Psychiatry, Inpatient: Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI 1/2020 – 2/2020

Adult Partial Hospitalization Program

Family Medicine, Outpatient: Westport Family Medicine Westport, MA 12/2019 – 1/2020

OBGYN, Inpatient and Outpatient: Lifespan Physician Group OBGYN/ Providence, RI 11/2019 – 12/2019

Women’s Medicine Collaborative

Internal Medicine, Inpatient: The Miriam Hospital Providence, RI 9/2019 – 10/2019

Cardiology, Outpatient: Costal Cardiology Johnston, RI 8/2019 – 9/2019

Emergency Medicine: Rhode Island Hospital Providence, RI 7/2019 – 8/2019

General Surgery, Inpatient: Manatee Memorial Hospital Sarasota, FL 6/2019 – 7/2019


National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Eligible May 2020

American Heart Association ACLS Certification 2019 – 2021

Prior Clinical Experience Setting Location Dates

EMT WORKship Project (soup kitchen/free clinic) Tucson, AZ 1/2017 – 5/2018

Take manual vital signs, obtain chief complaint, and gestalt triage (‘sick or not sick’)

Wound care, assist with respiratory care

Educate patients on how to incorporate third party supplied naloxone into safer use of street opioids and potential fentanyl laced in other non-opioid street drugs

Patient Care Advocate Banner Hospital, Orthopedics Tucson, AZ 3/2017 – 9/2017

Round on patients, give in-person patient satisfaction surveys, and build rapport with patients

Report findings to physician assistant (PA) and attend “daily huddles” (discharge assessment/plan) with the PA, nurses, PT/OT, pharmacist, and social work.

Hospital Volunteer Banner Hospital, Traumatic Brain Injury Unit Tucson, AZ 5/2017 – 7/2017

Administer modalities to TBI patients ( 5 Rancho Scale) to help facilitate neuroplasticity and cognitive recovery

Technician Intern University of Arizona, Sports Medicine Tucson, AZ 8/2014 – 4/2015

Administer ROM exercises, deep muscle stimulation, therapeutic ultrasound, electric stimulation, heat packs, ice wraps, and underwater treadmill activities under direction and guidance of certified athletic trainer (ATC)

Other Experience

Mentor Pathways to Medicine @ Brown Med, High School Outreach Program 8/2018 – 2/2020

Volunteer Food Bank of Southern Arizona 8/2016 – 5/2018

Teaching Assistant U of A Dept of Nutrition 1/2015 – 12/2017

Teaching Assistant U of A Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry 1/2017 – 5/2017

Children’s Robotics Instructor Robots-4-U Arizona 6/2014 – 7/2015

Other Awards

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America 9/2014

Warren and Kallianos National Scholarship/Essay contest, 1st place (prompt: how to reduce distracted driving) 2/2017

Personal Interests

Music, especially piano (learning musician) Hiking and other outdoor activities Investing

Community outreach for underserved youth Habits, goal setting, and productivity Nutrition education

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