Rachel Fink

Associate Director

Rachel Fink

Associate Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physician Assistant Program

College of Allied Health Sciences
Department of Physician Assistant

Other Duties

Associate Director, Physician Assistant

Bio

Rachel Fink has specialized in Urology since 2012. Prior to that she worked as a research chemist in R&D for a small medical device company and as an account manager for a line of critical care pharmaceuticals.

Education

  • MPAS, Physician Assistant Augusta State University, 2012

  • BA, Chemistry, General University of South Florida, 1996

Certifications

  • PAC NCCPA, 2012

  • DEA 2012

  • Georgia Composite Medical Board Physician Assistant Licence State of Georgia, 2012

  • ACLS 2012

  • BLS 2012

  • PHA State of Georgia, 2012

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Eta Honor Society 2012

  • Alpha Eta Honor Society School of Allied Health Sciences, Augusta University, 2012

  • Alpha Upsilon Phi Society Augusta University, 2012

  • Physician Assistant Outstanding Student Award Physician Assistant Department, Augusta University, 2012

  • Level 5 Hospital Account Manager 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PHAS 5311

    Pediatrics
  • PHAS 5230

    Clin Skills Integra & App II
  • PHAS 5223

    Nephrology/Urology
  • PHAS 6050

    Pediatrics Practicum
  • PHAS 6110

    Research/Masters Project
  • PHAS 5140

    Clin Skill Integration & App I
  • PHAS 5137

    Diagnostic Methods & Pathology
  • PHAS 5134

    Infectious Diseases
  • PHAS 5015

    Medical Communications
  • PHAS 5136

    Otolaryngology
  • PHAS 5115

    Physical Assessment

Teaching Interests

Urology, Infectious Disease, ENT, Pediatrics, Medical history taking, Medical documentation, Diagnostic medicine, and Physical exam skills

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Atypical cause of breast mass and lymphadenopathy, 2023
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Inpatient Initiation of an SGLT2 Inhibitor in the setting of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure, 2023
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Harbinger of Early Cardiovascular Disease, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • A Not-So-Straight Forward Case of Endometriosis, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Battle of the Bloat: Fighting for the Right Treatment Options in our Patients with IBS, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Department Service

  • Admissions Committee for the PA Program 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Professionalism Committee 2022 - 2023

    Role: Committee Member
  • Admissions Commitee 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Beard Award Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Council Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee 2020 - 2021

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Georgia Oral Health Coalition 2023 - Present

    Role: Board Member
  • Christ Church Health Clinc 2019 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Resolution 5K 2019 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Zero Prostate Cancer 5K run 2016 - Present

    Role: Other