United States Air Force Second Lieutenant dedicated to the study of medicine, compassion and humanism in healthcare. Prior-enlisted Aerospace Medical Services Technician with extensive background in military medicine, emergency medical procedures and medical records management. Skilled at building relationships with team members and patients, communicating with others and demonstrates a strong work ethic.
Currently a 3rd year medical student with interest in the fields of Radiology, Pathology and Internal Medicine. Was president of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, NYMC Chapter from 2019-2020. Currently the Art Director for the NYMC Quill & Scope student magazine.
Graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Biology, with focused coursework in Biology, Chemistry and Anthropology. Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.86, as well as multiple Dean's List distinctions. Was a member of the Pre-Medical Club and Presidential Honors Society.
Learned to plan, provide, and evaluate routine patient care and treatment of flying and special operational duty personnel in the flight medicine clinic, as well as to organize the medical environment to direct support activities for patient care situations, contingency and disaster programs. Demonstrated proficiency in medical testing, treatment and management of operational personnel. Assisted flight surgeons with aircraft mishap and physiological incident response, investigation, and reporting, as well as supporting the flight surgeon to develop flying safety and deployment briefings.
Entered into a comprehensive, fast-paced course committed to produce competent United States Air Force Aerospace Medical Technicians to work in military medical installations around the world. Graduated as a competent student with a 91.43% GPA and distinction on the Dean's list. Earned certifications through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and Basic Life Support.
Graduated with High Honors, Dean's List Distinction and a cumulative GPA of 3.73. Member of the National Honors Society. Participated in Symphony Orchestra Honors, Studio Art Honors, and Varsity Swimming.
Served as an Aerospace Medical Services Technician for the 109th Medical Group in the New York Air National Guard, 109th Airlift Wing. Has extensive training and background in various medical interventions, processes and formalities of the hospital and clinical environment. Ensured appropriate medical care was rendered in support of military medical readiness of all military members. Proficient in various medical procedures, medical examination and history techniques, patient education and laboratory practice. Participated in monthly training events for continuing medical education and skills familiarization. Oversaw medical records management and quality control.
Obtained vital signs, EKG's and blood glucose upon arrival of patients. Effectively collected, labeled and delivered blood and urine specimens for analysis. Accurately documented medical interventions taken according to established emergency room procedures. Developed and maintained positive patient relationships through effective communication, while addressing the needs of the patient and family members. Assisted nurses and physicians in administration of urinary catheters, pelvic exams, application of splints/casts, wound changes, patient bathing and ensured the cleanliness of examination rooms between patients.
Performed countless medical interventions on patients in a variety of specialties such as emergency medicine, labor and delivery, MICU, PICU, NICU, cardiology, laboratory, dermatology and trainee sick call. Administered intravenous needles, immunizations, urinary catheters, EKG's, collected blood and urine specimens, splint/cast application, vital signs collection, and appropriate documentation of all interventions.
New York Medical College - Westchester Medical Center, 2019 to Present
Department of Radiology
Perry Gerard, M.D.
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