Timothy Pysell, DrHA, MMSc., PA-C, AT, DFAAPA - VP of Value Based Services

Timothy Pysell, DrHA, MMSc., PA-C, AT, DFAAPA - VP of Value Based Services

Education

  • The University of Phoenix  -- Doctor of Health Administration
  • X32 LeanHealth Care -- Advanced Emergency Department Operations Course                                                      
  • Palmetto Health, Richland Hospital -- Primary training and certification in association with the Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society in hyperbaric medicine.
  • Emory University School of Medicine -- Physician Assistant Program, Master of Medical Science
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte -- Continuing education course work in human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic modalities in sport, statistics, and psychology.  Pursuit of Master of Education in Health Promotion and Kinesiology. 
  • United State Field Artillery School -- Officer Basic Course- U. S. Army Officer Corps
  • Presbyterian College -- Bachelor of Science in Biology, Cum Laude

Practice

  • Director of Physician Assistants, OrthoCarolina, PA

  • National Athletic Trainers Association Certified ( #039402519; March, 1994) (Retired, June 2000)
  •  Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certified since 1996 (American Heart Association)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (audit, 2002)
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Certified (#1035737; December, 1997)
  • Certification in General Surgery, with special recognition for 93rd percentile of candidates
  • Georgia Physician Assistant License # GA003104
  • Tennessee Physician Assistant License #953
  • DEA certificates in Georgia and Tennessee

  • TEAMHealth Coach Development Academy (2013) Attended the first class of the Academy. Instruction centered on professional development, coaching, personnel leadership and management, recruitment, retention, visioning, succession planning, and other aspects of senior leadership.
  • TEAMHealth Leadership Education and Development (2004) Leadership course for clinical leaders within TEAMHealth. Topics include informatics, health care policy, personality typing and assessment, core measures, HCAHPS review, critical communications skill-building, and coaching for excellence among other topics.
  • X32 LEAN Healthcare Advanced Emergency Department Operations Course (July, 2009) Advanced emergency department operations course. LEAN flow, queuing theory, efficient communication methodology, emergency department design, Kaizen basics, value stream mapping, spaghetti diagramming, 5S change processes, and others

  • Student Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants
  • Fellow, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants

Academic Appointments

  • Board of Advisors South College Physician Assistant Program Knoxville, TN (2010-present)
  • Adjunct Clinical Professor South College Physician Assistant Program Knoxville, TN (2010-present)
  • Lecturer Mercer University Physician Assistant Program (2009-2010)
  • Board of Advisors Lincoln Memorial University Physician Assistant Program (May 2008-Present)
  • Adjunct Faculty Family and Preventive Medicine Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine (1998 to 2011)

Awards

  • Emory University School of Medicine Outstanding Physician Assistant of the Year, 2006
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who, 2006-2007
  • Tennessee 1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team (TN-1 DMAT)
    •     Disaster Medical Special Operations (DMSOC) Team Member Award Winner 2005
    •     Outstanding Team Member Award nominee 2004
  • Hutcheson Medical Center
    • Patient Care Award Nominee, 2003                                                                                                                  
  • Emory University School of Medicine
    •  Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, 1997
  • Presbyterian College
    • Outstanding College Students of America
    • Distinguished Military Graduate
    • Beta Beta Beta (national honor society for biological sciences)
    • National Dean’s List
    • Presbyterian College Dean’s List
    • Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, 1991
    • Omicron Delta Kappa (national honorary leadership fraternity)