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Editor I

Skilled Editor and Content Writer seeking a position that offers creativity, collaborative work, and career opportunity.

Philadelphia, PA

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Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Editor I

National Board of Medical Examiners
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Philadelphia, PA
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November 2013 to Present

-Edit multiple-author content for spelling and grammar and incorporate NBME and AMA style 
-Assemble examination content (200 exam questions each) for Clinical Neurology subject examinations 
-Evaluate exam content in collaboration with a Neurology content expert and former committee members 
-Coach and instruct new authors on the writing process and field questions regarding content, coding, and style 
-Mentor the Editorial Production Assistants (EPAs) through shared projects and direct editorial feedback 
-Lead a group of six neurologists at the annual Neurology & Neuroscience meeting in a review of their authored test items; perform on-site edits of test items based on committee discussion; conduct research of outstanding content or style issues post-meeting and provide timely revisions of test items 
-Participate in departmental style, coding, and team editor meetings

Editorial Production Assistant (EPA)

National Board of Medical Examiners
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Philadelphia, PA
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May 2012 to November 2013

-Provided editorial support for content review meetings 
-Prepared the Word files for editors, made preliminary file edits, and processed images submitted by authors 
-Entered editors’ updates to files at various stages, compiled meeting drafts and all ancillary materials, applied editors’ changes to post-meeting drafts 
-Communicated with authors, editors, and team to ensure clarity and accuracy of content

Administrative Assistant

Bedminster Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
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Bedminster, NJ
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June 2008 to May 2012

-Coordinated receipt of all incoming patient documentation and maintained the integrity of confidential patient information  
-Scheduled patient appointments and processed patient payments and edited medical dictation

Assistant Editor

The Submission magazine
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Purchase, NY
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January 2009 to May 2010

-Advocated student and faculty art submission through online, print, and public networks 
-Partnered with staff to select media and writing to be featured in a student-run publication 
-Copy-edited content for spelling, grammar, punctuation, and overall clarity 
-Collaborated with Editor-In-Chief in leading a staff of 20–30 peers; served as liaison between departments 
-Developed advertising strategies (e.g., concepts for posters, postcards, and viral marketing) 
-Facilitated planning of club events, such as the Biannual Club Fair and The -Submission’s Annual Gala

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Literature

Purchase College, State University of New York
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Purchase, NY

May 2010

Skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat Reader, Oracle, eRoom, Photoshop

Additional Information

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