Mentors

LEARN FROM THE COUNTRY’S BEST MENTORS!

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Our Mentors are Physician Assistants with actual medical experience. When you consult with us, you will be working with Physician Assistants who have graduated from some of the country’s top Physician Assistant programs. They know the admission process and understand the healthcare workplace. For almost a decade we have a positive record of working with applicants and successfully guiding them through the process all the way to acceptance. Our success is evident in those who return after graduation looking for tips on negotiating that first job out of a Physician Assistant Program or deciding whether to pursue a residency.

James H. Kimber, PA-C

NEUROSURGERY, SAN DIEGO, CA

BS - George Washington University
PA - Stanford University

James, founder of Physician Assistant  Mentor Online, began his career in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. During his 20 years...

James H. Kimber, PA-C

NEUROSURGERY, SAN DIEGO, CA

BS - George Washington University
PA - Stanford University

James, founder of Physician Assistant  Mentor Online, began his career in the U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. During his 20 years of service he practiced Primary Care and Emergency Medicine.  After his retirement from the Navy, James began practicing in Neurological and Spinal Surgery. He is available for General Advising, Personal Statement Editing, Mock Interviews, Advising for new and current PA’s looking for employment and salary negotiating.

Sandra Del Valle, PA-C

GASTROENTEROLOGY, HEMET, CA

BA - Cal State San Bernardino
PA - Stanford University

Sandra began her career in Cardiology with an extensive background in Cardiac evaluation and treatment before moving onto Gastroenterology.  Sandra is...

Sandra Del Valle, PA-C

GASTROENTEROLOGY, HEMET, CA

BA - Cal State San Bernardino
PA - Stanford University

Sandra began her career in Cardiology with an extensive background in Cardiac evaluation and treatment before moving onto Gastroenterology.  Sandra is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interviews.

 

Jill Jakubus, PA-C

Jill Jakubus, PA-C, MHSA, MS

SURGERY, Ann Arbor, MI

BS - Western Michigan University
PA - Central Michigan University
MHSA - University of Michigan

Jill has over a decade of experience as a physician assistant at the University of Michigan...

Jill Jakubus, PA-C

Jill Jakubus, PA-C, MHSA, MS

SURGERY, Ann Arbor, MI

BS - Western Michigan University
PA - Central Michigan University
MHSA - University of Michigan

Jill has over a decade of experience as a physician assistant at the University of Michigan Hospital in trauma, burn, and critical care surgery.  She offers an insider’s perspective on the interview process after having participated in entrance interviews for PA school candidates.  Most importantly to you, she was accepted to multiple PA programs on her first submission and ultimately scored in the top 10% of candidates on the PANCE.  She has also spoken nationally, published in various peer-reviewed journals, and helped create a state collaborative

Venee Cunningham, PA-C

Venee Cunningham, PA-C

EMERGENCY MEDICINE, New York City, NY

BS - Hampton University
PA - City University of New York

Venee Cunningham earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology at Hampton University before attending The City College University of New York's...

Venee Cunningham, PA-C

Venee Cunningham, PA-C

EMERGENCY MEDICINE, New York City, NY

BS - Hampton University
PA - City University of New York

Venee Cunningham earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology at Hampton University before attending The City College University of New York's Physician Assistant Program. She served as class President of her PA Class and sat on the interviewing committee for admission into the program. She has been practicing as a PA for almost 10 years now, with experience in Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care and Occupational Health. Venee is currently moonlighting for several Urgent Care Centers and running her own business conducting physical exams for the Department of Transportation.  Venee is available for:

  • PA
James Hamilton, PA-C

James Hamilton, PA-C

ORTHOPAEDICS, San Diego, CA

BS - Cal State University San Marcos
PA - University of New England

James Hamilton earned his Bachelor's degree from California State University San Marcos and his Master's Degree in Physician...

James Hamilton, PA-C

James Hamilton, PA-C

ORTHOPAEDICS, San Diego, CA

BS - Cal State University San Marcos
PA - University of New England

James Hamilton earned his Bachelor's degree from California State University San Marcos and his Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of New England.  James graduated in 2014 and has up to date knowledge on the application and interview process.  He has intimate knowledge of what programs look for in applicant’s and firsthand experience on the interview process.  Mr. Hamilton currently works full time in the Orthopaedic Surgery department at the University of California, San Diego.  James is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interviews

 

Kim Kowalczyk, PA-C

Kim Kowalczyk, PA-C

EMERGENCY MEDICINE, Waukegan, IL

BS - University of Illinois
PA - Drexel University

Kim earned her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois before attending Drexel University Hahnemann Physician Assistant Program in Philadelphia....

Kim Kowalczyk, PA-C

Kim Kowalczyk, PA-C

EMERGENCY MEDICINE, Waukegan, IL

BS - University of Illinois
PA - Drexel University

Kim earned her Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois before attending Drexel University Hahnemann Physician Assistant Program in Philadelphia. She currently works in Emergency Medicine in Waukegan, IL where she treats everything from colds and flu to life threatening injuries and conditions.  Kim is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation
Brittany Sumerel, PA-C

Brittany Sumerel, PA-C, MPAS

FAMILY MEDICINE, San Diego, CA

BS - University of California, Los Angeles
PA - USC Keck School of Medicine

Brittany works in Urgent Care and Family Medicine in San Diego. She attended medical school at Keck School...

Brittany Sumerel, PA-C

Brittany Sumerel, PA-C, MPAS

FAMILY MEDICINE, San Diego, CA

BS - University of California, Los Angeles
PA - USC Keck School of Medicine

Brittany works in Urgent Care and Family Medicine in San Diego. She attended medical school at Keck School of Medicine of USC's Primary Care PA Program, Class of 2016, and has served on their admissions team. Prior to becoming a PA, she worked in clinical trials and medical research at UCLA and has authored book chapters and several research papers. She volunteers with the Flying Samaritans Club, providing health care to remote villages in Baja, Mexico, and enjoys backpacking and yoga.  Brittany is available for:

  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview
Brittany Estok, PA-C

Brittany Estok, PA-C, MPH

FAMILY MEDICINE, Miami, FL

BS - Loyola University Chicago
PA/MPH - Arcadia University

Brittany Estok earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Loyola University Chicago. She worked for a nonprofit that provided medical mission work...

Brittany Estok, PA-C

Brittany Estok, PA-C, MPH

FAMILY MEDICINE, Miami, FL

BS - Loyola University Chicago
PA/MPH - Arcadia University

Brittany Estok earned her Bachelor's degree in Biology from Loyola University Chicago. She worked for a nonprofit that provided medical mission work in Honduras for 2 years before attending Arcadia University in Philadelphia and obtaining a Masters in Medical Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies and Masters in Public Health. She currently works in Family Medicine and Urgent Care in Miami, Florida. She is also the Miami-Dade County Rep for Florida Academy of Physician Assistants.  Brittany is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation

 

Kathryn Kuscavage, PA-C

FAMILY MEDICINE, Orlando, FL

BS - Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
PA - Nova Southeastern University, FL

Kathryn Kuscavage earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania prior to completing her Master of...

Kathryn Kuscavage, PA-C

FAMILY MEDICINE, Orlando, FL

BS - Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
PA - Nova Southeastern University, FL

Kathryn Kuscavage earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania prior to completing her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Nova Southeastern University.  She graduated with honors from both programs and is currently working in Family Medicine outside of Orlando, FL.  Kathryn has prior experience in Orthopedics both as a medical assistant and a physician assistant.  Kathryn is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation
Nicole Schwensow, PA-C

Nicole Schwensow, MPAS, PA-C

SURGERY, Denver, CO

BA - Alverno College
PA - Marquette University

Nicole has 13 years of experience as a physician assistant and currently works in a Surgical ICU. Her clinical background includes prior practice...

Nicole Schwensow, PA-C

Nicole Schwensow, MPAS, PA-C

SURGERY, Denver, CO

BA - Alverno College
PA - Marquette University

Nicole has 13 years of experience as a physician assistant and currently works in a Surgical ICU. Her clinical background includes prior practice in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Emergency Medicine. Her teaching background includes serving as PA Program Adjunct Faculty and lecturing at state PA CME conferences.   Nicole earned her bachelors at Alverno College prior to completing her Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree at Marquette University. Nicole is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation

 

Jennifer Fluke, PA-C

VASCULAR SURGERY, La Mesa, CA

BS - Texas Tech University
PA - Texas Tech University

I work in Vascular Surgery at a local hospital in San Diego, CA.  My responsibilities include serving as First Assist in the...

Jennifer Fluke, PA-C

VASCULAR SURGERY, La Mesa, CA

BS - Texas Tech University
PA - Texas Tech University

I work in Vascular Surgery at a local hospital in San Diego, CA.  My responsibilities include serving as First Assist in the operating room, performing daily rounds for the inpatients, and perioperative care.  After graduating from the Physician Assistant Program at Texas Tech, I have worked primarily in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery and I am available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing

 

Kalie Applegate, PA-C

ORTHOPAEDICS, San Diego, CA

BS - San Diego State University
PA - Rosalind Franklin University

I am currently working in San Diego as an Orthopedic Physician Assistant. I am a San Diego State Alumni with...

Kalie Applegate, PA-C

ORTHOPAEDICS, San Diego, CA

BS - San Diego State University
PA - Rosalind Franklin University

I am currently working in San Diego as an Orthopedic Physician Assistant. I am a San Diego State Alumni with a BS in Kinesiology. I attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Chicago and graduated in 2015. As a new grad myself, I have valuable and current knowledge to pass along to prospective PA students. I have vast experience working with Pre-PA students while in school as well as in my clinical practice today.  Kalie is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interviews.

 

Fiore Soviero, PA-C

Fiore Soviero, PA-C, MHS

ORTHOPEDICS, Fairfield, CT

BS - Fairfield University
PA - Yale University

Fiore has worked in Orthopedics since 2001 and has been on faculty for a PA Program for seven years.  He has an extensive...

Fiore Soviero, PA-C

Fiore Soviero, PA-C, MHS

ORTHOPEDICS, Fairfield, CT

BS - Fairfield University
PA - Yale University

Fiore has worked in Orthopedics since 2001 and has been on faculty for a PA Program for seven years.  He has an extensive background in Emergency Medicine, Occupational Medicine and Cardio Thoracic Surgery.  Fiore is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation

Mark Whitehead, PA-C

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY, Orlando, FL

PA - St. Louis University

I am available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation
...

Mark Whitehead, PA-C

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY, Orlando, FL

PA - St. Louis University

I am available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation
Monica Waterloo, PA-C

Monica Waterloo, PA-C

Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

BS - DeSales University
PA - DeSales University

Monica Waterloo earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Studies and Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University....

Monica Waterloo, PA-C

Monica Waterloo, PA-C

Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA

BS - DeSales University
PA - DeSales University

Monica Waterloo earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Studies and Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from DeSales University. With over 7 years of clinical experience, she has practiced in hospital, surgical and private practice settings in specialties of family medicine, urgent care, pain management and ophthalmology. She currently works in College Health in Southern California, where she also serves as staff advisor for the Pre-PA Club. Monica is available for:

  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation

Ali Sheets, PA-C

DERMATOLOGY, Los Angeles, CA

BS - Pennsylvania State University
PA - Nova Southeastern University

Ali Sheets earned her Bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University before attending the Physician Assistant Program at Nova Southeastern University.  She...

Ali Sheets, PA-C

DERMATOLOGY, Los Angeles, CA

BS - Pennsylvania State University
PA - Nova Southeastern University

Ali Sheets earned her Bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University before attending the Physician Assistant Program at Nova Southeastern University.  She currently works in Dermatology in Southern California where she specializes in performing skin biopsies as well as treating dermatological skin conditions.  Ali is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation

 

Monie Folami, PA-C

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE, Chicago, IL

BS - Southern Illinois University
PA - Midwestern University, IL

Monie began her medical career as a Hospital Corpsman in the U.S. Navy.  While in the Navy, she earned her Bachelor's...

Monie Folami, PA-C

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE, Chicago, IL

BS - Southern Illinois University
PA - Midwestern University, IL

Monie began her medical career as a Hospital Corpsman in the U.S. Navy.  While in the Navy, she earned her Bachelor's degree from Southern Illinois University.  After finishing her time in the Navy, she attended the Physician Assistant Program at Midwestern University.  Monie has a background in Primary Care and Emergency Medicine and currently practices in Occupational Medicine with some part time Emergency Room work.  Monie is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation

Mitsu Andre, PA-C

UROLOGY, Gainesville, FL

BS - Hodges University
PA - Nova Southeastern University

Mitsu earned her Bachelor's degree from Hodges University before attending the Physician Assistant Program at Nova Southeastern University.  She currently works in...

Mitsu Andre, PA-C

UROLOGY, Gainesville, FL

BS - Hodges University
PA - Nova Southeastern University

Mitsu earned her Bachelor's degree from Hodges University before attending the Physician Assistant Program at Nova Southeastern University.  She currently works in Urology at University of Florida Health.  Mitsu is available for:

  • PA Shadowing
  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation

Nancy Hurwitz, PA-C

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, Boston, MA

BS - Tufts University
PA - Northeastern University

I have been practicing as a Physician Assistant for the past 25 years primarily in Pediatrics and Family Medicine.  I currently hold a...

Nancy Hurwitz, PA-C

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, Boston, MA

BS - Tufts University
PA - Northeastern University

I have been practicing as a Physician Assistant for the past 25 years primarily in Pediatrics and Family Medicine.  I currently hold a position on faculty at a PA Program and work in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.  I am available for:

  • General Advising
  • Personal Statement Editing
  • Mock Interview Preparation