Krisi Gindlesperger, MPAS, PA‑C

Vice President, National Director of APPs

  • Advanced Practice Program:
    Gannon University

Krisi Gindlesperger is the Vice President, National Director of Advanced Practice Providers for USACS. Graduating from Gannon University with her Bachelor of Science and Master of Physician Assistant Studies, Krisi has been practicing as an EMPA for 13 years. She has worked for USACS Mid-Atlantic for 7 years. She has held a variety of leadership positions during that time including Lead APP of Adventist Healthcare, Shady Grove Medical Center Emergency Department, APP Education Coordinator, and now the Director of APPs Mid-Atlantic Region. In addition to her responsibilities at the regional level, she is also the Co-Chair of the APP Interface Committee of the National Clinical Governance Board helping to create and build a comprehensive National APP program.

Krisi has been deeply involved in APP leadership, leadership development, education and advocacy for over a decade. Her passion centers around the career development and advancement of APPs in practice both clinically and in leadership roles. She believes the collaboration between physicians and APPs leads to a successful emergency department and company. In addition to her leadership work experience she has served in a variety of volunteer organizations to improve and advance the PA profession. Serving on the Professional Education Commission and Conference Planning Workgroup for the American Academy of Physician Assistants for three years, and on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants for 11 years as CME Director, furthers the education of PAs.

Krisi served as Director at Large for the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants for one year before serving on the Executive Board as President Elect in 2015. Currently, she is serving as SEMPA President for the 2016-2017 year, working closely with ACEP, AAPA, and NCCPA on issues surrounding practice laws, scope of practice, advocacy, education, and other opportunities for collaboration.