Jennifer Orozco

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE

  • Certificate of Completion, Physician Assistant Executive Leadership Academy
  • Cleveland Clinic, August 2015
  • National Certification Commission of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • PA-C, Registration since 2003
  • Illinois Licensed Physician Assistant – Registration since 2003
  • Illinois Controlled Substance License – Registration since 2003
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Controlled Substance Registration Certificate – Registration since 2003
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider – American Heart Association

RUSH UNIVERSITY PA PROGRAM COURSES TAUGHT

  • Lecturer, multiple PA program courses (2010—present)
  • Course Director, all third year advanced clinical rotations (2010—2016)
  • Course Director, all second year core clinical rotations (2010—2016):
  • Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Behavioral Health, Long Term Care/Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine,
  • Lecturer, PAS 535 Pediatrics (2010—present); Course Director (2010-2013)
  • Course Director (2014 – 2016), Lecturer PAS 513 PA Issues (2014—present)
  • Course Director (2010 – 2016), Lecturer, PAS 542 Fundamentals of Surgery & Clinical Skills Lab (2010—present)
  • Lecturer, PAS 521 Clinical Medicine I (2010—present)
  • Course Preceptor PAS 522 History and Physical Exam II (2010—2016)
  • Course Preceptor, HHV 504 Introduction to Ethics in Healthcare: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2014—present)
  • Course Director, Lecturer, PAS 514 Diagnostic Methods I (2010)
  • Lecturer, Clinical Medicine (2005)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Director-at-Large, Board of Directors, American Academy of PAs (2018-present) – Alexandria, VA
  • Member, AAPA Commission on Government Relations and Practice Advancement – Alexandria, VA (2016—present)
  • Member, National APP Advisory Council (NAAC) (2018-present) – Sullivan-Cotter and Associates, Inc., Chicago, IL
  • Legislative Committee Chair, Illinois Academy of PAs (IAPA) (2015-present) – Springfield, Illinois
  • Member, Vizient Onboarding Program Advisory Group  (2018-2019) – Chicago, Illinois
  • Immediate Past President, Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA) (2016-2017) – Springfield, Illinois
  • President, Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA) (2015-2016) – Springfield, Illinois
  • President-Elect, Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants (IAPA) (2014-2015) – Springfield, Illinois
  • Member, AAPA Commission on Research & Strategic Initiatives Sub-Committee – Alexandria, VA (2015—2016)
  • Member, Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (MCHC) (2012—2016) – Chicago, Illinois
  • Member, Illinois Hospital Association (IHA) APN/PA Council (2012—2016) – Chicago, Illinois
  • Member, CAP2 Advanced Practice Providers Thought Leaders Council (2012—2017) – Chicago, Illinois
  • Reviewer, PAEA National Student Writing Competition- Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) (2011—2016)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • College of Health Sciences, Rush University
    “CHS Faculty Award in Service and Leadership” Winner, 2015
  • University Cardiovascular Surgeons, Rush University Medical Center
    “WOW Award” Winner, 2010
  • University Cardiovascular Surgeons, Rush University Medical Center
    “Most Valuable Team Member of the Fall Quarter”, 2007
  • Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
    “The Ancillary Staff Person of the Year”, 2004-2005
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Alumni Association
    Student Leadership Award, May 1999
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Women’s Gymnastics Team
    Student Athlete Highest GPA award, May 1999
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Scholastic All-American, May 1999
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Co-Captain Women’s Gymnastics Team, 1998-1999
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
    Woman of the Year Nomination, May 1999

PUBLISHED RESEARCH

Wilson, A., Furman J., Orozco, J., Exploring associations between professional development benefits and career satisfaction among PAs, Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, accepted for publication.

Orozco J., Furman J., Roman C., Guthrie J., Jackson C. AAPA 2016 Poster Abstract: Burnout Prevalence in PA Students, Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, October 2016;Vol. 29, Issue 10, p.1.

Chad E. Jacobs, MD, Maria Mora Pinzon, MD; Jennifer Orozco, PA-C, Peter JB Hunt, MD, Aksim Rivera, MD, Walter J. McCarthy, MD. Deep venous thrombosis after saphenous endovenous radiofrequency ablation: is it predictable? Annals of Vascular Surgery, In Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available online 7 November 2013; DOI:10.1016/j.avsg.2013.08.012.

Maria C. Mora, Peter JB Hunt, Jennifer Orozco, Chad E. Jacobs, et al. Deep venous thrombosis after saphenous endovenous radiofrequency ablation: Is it predictable? Abstract. Journal of Vascular Surgery, Vol. 56, issue 4, page 1185.

McDermott MM,, Liu K, Carr J, Criqui MH, Tian L, LiD, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Kramer CM, Yuan C, Kibbe M, Pearce WH, Berry J, McCarthy W, Liao Y, XuD, Orozco J, Carroll TJ.  Superficial femoral artery plaque, the ankle-brachial index, and leg symptoms in peripheral arterial disease:  the walking and leg circulation study (WALCS) III. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging.  03/2011;4(3):246-52.

McDermott MM,, Liu K, Carr J, Criqui MH, Tian L, LiD, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Kramer CM, Yuan C, Kibbe M, Pearce WH, Berry J, McCarthy W, Liao Y, XuD, Orozco J, Carroll TJ.  Superficial femoral artery plaque, the ankle-brachial index, and leg symptoms in peripheral arterial disease:  the walking and leg circulation study (WALCS) III. JACC. Cardiovascular Imaging. 07/2011; 4(7):730-9.

The Utility of Revascularization Prior to Vascular Surgery for the Prevention of Post-Operative Events. Tareq Alyousef, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL; Amit Amin, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL; Marian Manankil, Meghan Businaro, Somya Chandrasekaran, Amhed Khalil, Jennifer Orozco, Walter McCarthy, Rami Doukky, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL; Poster Presentatation, Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Conference 2009

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Blood Markers of Vulnerability in High Risk Vascular Patients. RO1-HL83064, McDermott, M Principal Investigator Northwestern, McCarthy WJ (P.I. at Rush), Orozco  J,  Submitted 2008.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Peripheral Arterial Disease, R01-HL083064, McDermott, M Principal Investigator Northwestern, McCarthy WJ (P.I. at Rush), Orozco J, 2008.

FEATURED ON THE WEB

Assessing the Impact of PA Programs in Established Medical Institutions. American Academy of Physician Assistant Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, Orozco Interview with Pain Medicine News, May 2018. https://vimeo.com/307542877

What PAs Want In the Workplace: Creating an Inclusive Culture, AAPA Center for Leadership and Healthcare Management, author Bianca Belcher, guest editorial Orozco, J., January 2018.
https://www.chlm.org/pas-want-workplace-creating-inclusive-culture/

Avoiding Burnout—How you can achieve the work-life balance, article, PAs Connect, the American Academy of Physician Assistants; Orozco J, February 2015, http://www.pasconnect.org/avoiding-burnout-how-you-can-achieve-work-life-balance/

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