Angela Parente MPAS, PA-C

NCCPA CAQ Emergency Medicine
Clinical Coordinator, Assistant Professor
 
Angela Parente is the Clinical Coordinator and Assistant Professor for the Lake Erie College Physician Assistant program. Professor Parente graduated locally from Eastlake North High School. Prior to graduation, she was accepted into the accelerated 5-year Physician Assistant Program at Gannon University. There, she earned a Bachelor’s of Health Sciences in 2003 and Masters of Physician Assistant Studies in 2004.

After graduating, she began working as an emergency physician assistant at Summa Akron City and St. Thomas Hospital’s for Summa Emergency Associates. She then gained employment in 2007 with Emergency Services Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.  In 2012, she helped open the Cleveland Clinic Richard E. Jacobs Emergency Department in Avon Ohio, where she is currently practicing. 

While at the Cleveland Clinic, she helped initiate the split flow model improving patient flow and PA autonomy in the emergency department setting.  She created staff education guides, participates in simulation labs, and is a preceptor to many PA and prospective students. 

She was nominated and awarded Cleveland Clinic Physician Assistant “Shining Star Award” in 2009, and was also a part of the Emergency Department Physician Assistants who won the “Outstanding Physician Assistant Team” award in 2011.

Her primary medical interests include emergency medicine, pediatrics, and procedures including ultrasound.  She is a member of the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Ohio Association of Physician Assistants. She currently holds certifications in BLS, ACLS, PALS and is an ATLS auditor. She is NCCPA certified with prescribing authority/DEA, and licensure in the State of Ohio. She has also obtained NCCPA Emergency Medicine Certification of Added Qualifications.

While away from medicine, she enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering at Holy Trinity Church and School.  Personal interests include running, yoga, figure skating, skiing, Cleveland sports and traveling.  Her hope is to enrich and support each student’s experience into the Physician Assistant profession, encouraging students to always challenge themselves to grow throughout their education and career.