Rachel Peterson, MS, PA-C

Instructor, Clinical Co-Coordinator

Email: rpeterson@sf.edu

Professional Education

  • Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, IN. 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Science, with a minor in Spanish, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. 2004

Clinical Expertise/Certification

  • Physician Assistant at Emergency Medicine of Indiana (December 2007 – Present)

Licensure

  • Indiana Physician Assistant with Prescriptive Authority

Certifications

  • Physician Assistant-Certified 2007 – Present
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, 2006 – Present (expires March 2015)
  • Advanced Burn Life Support, 2009 – Present (expires February 2015)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2009 – Present (expires May 2015)
  • Basic Life Support, 2000 – Present

Professional Memberships

  • Physician Assistant Education Association Membership (2009 – Present)
  • Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants Membership (2005 – Present)
  • (Treasurer 2013 – Present)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants Membership (2005 – Present)

Community Service

  • Red Cross, Donations
  • Lafayette Medical Center Prevention Clinic Volunteer
  • Stroke Risk Screening Volunteer at the International Black Genealogy Summit Conference
  • H1N1 Vaccination Clinic Volunteer
  • Physician Assistant Student Society: Donations made for mission trip
  • Haiti Outreach Ministries: School Sponsorship for a child
  • Haiti Outreach Ministries: Medical Mission Trip March 11th – 18th, 2011
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer Builder for a day
  • Community Harvest Foodbank (USF Feeds the Fort), Donations Given
  • Linus Project, Helped make Blankets on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day