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Kelly Izsak, MS, PA-C


Kelly graduated from University of Toledo’s Physician Assistant program and has worked at the Northshore University Health System’s (NUH) Emergency Department for ten years. She has prior educational experience as a clinical preceptor for physician assistant (PA) students and is currently an instructor of the American Heart Association ACLS and Fast track classes for NUH employees. In addition, Kelly lectures for the NP/PA Emergency Medicine Fellowship at NUH. Over the past year Kelly taught introduction to EKG, hands-on skills in the physical exam and clinical procedure labs, and emergency medicine at RFUMS. Prior to becoming a physician assistant she was a registered dietitian and worked with the Lurie Children’s Epilepsy Team to provide dietetic education, support, and treatment to children with epilepsy and their families. Kelly enjoys her career in academia while keeping current with her clinical skills by working in the emergency room.

Curriculum Vitae


Fall 2016

PAS 502 - ECG Interpretation: Course Coordinator/Course Instructor

YPHP 716/HPAS 532 – Interprofessional Case Collaborations I: Lecturer (Seizures, Atrial Fibrillation)

HPAS510: General Medicine & Infectious Disease II: Lecturer, Group Case Study Facilitator (Cardiac Arrhythmias)

Fall 2016 & Winter 2017, MCUR617 Managing Cardiopulmonary Emergencies: Course Co-Instructor

Winter 2016/2017

HPAS 513: Physical Examination, Lecture & Lab Course: Co-course Coordinator/Co-course Instructor

CYPHP 717/HPAS 532 – Interprofessional Case Collaborations II: Lecturer, Group Case Study Facilitator (Chest Pain)

HPAS510: General Medicine & Infectious Disease II: Lecturer (Pulmonary: ILD, Cystic Fibrosis, and Pulmonary Embolism)

Spring 2017

HPAS 518: Emergency Medicine: Course Coordinator/Course Instructor

HPAS 523: Clinical Procedures Lecture & Lab: Co-Course Coordinator/Co-Course Instructor

Summer 2017

HPAS 539: Introduction to Pharmacotherapy: Course Coordinator

June 2017, Interns Skills Workshop: SIM Lab Instructor