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Cynthia Goetz

Job Title

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Family Medicine, Urgent Care, Bariatric Medicine and obesity issues/management, Retail Medicine, Professional practice issues of physician assistants.

Started at Bethel

2014

Education

  • Bemidji State University - B.A. in Chemistry, 1985
  • Des Moines University - B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, 1992
  • University of Nebraska - M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, 2001

Biography

Cindy Goetz has had over 25+ years of experience working as a practicing physician assistant. Prior to coming to Bethel, she has worked in the areas of family practice, occupational medicine, bariatric medicine and retail medicine. Most recently, she has worked for Stillwater Medical Group in Stillwater, Minn. and continues to practice in urgent care there. Cindy is passionate about her profession, and volunteers on behalf of Minnesota PA's by serving on the board of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA) and has previously served on councils for the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). She is currently working on her doctorate degree in Higher Education (Ed.D.) and hopes to graduate in 2020.

Courses Taught

Medical Problem Solving

Awards

Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Publications

"Narrowing the Obesity Options" Advance for Physician Assistants, 4/04.

"Overcoming Obesity" Advance for Physician Assistants, 11/97.

Presentations

  • Presentation, AAPA National Conference 2007
  • Presentation, AAPA National Conference 2006
  • Presentation, AAPA National Conference 2002
  • Presentation, AAPA National Conference 1999
  • Presentation, AAPA National Conference 1997
  • Performance, Calvary Church, Roseville, MN "Mayhem in Mayville" 2005
  • Performance, Calvary Church, Roseville, MN "One Foot in Heaven" 2004
  • Performance, Calvary Church, Roseville, MN "Love's Cafe" 2003
  • Performance, Calvary Church, Roseville, MN " Diary of Anne Frank" 2002  

Certificates and Licenses

Minnesota PA license - current

Wisconsin PA license - current

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants - President 1997 - 1999, 2014- 2015, Fellow member since 1992

American Academy of Physician Assistants - Fellow member since 1992

Hobbies and Interests

I am married to a wonderful husband who I love spending time with every day. I have two step-daughters and one grandchild and one shetland sheepdog named Shela. My husband and I love to travel, spend time outdoors camping in the Boundary Waters area, fishing and hunting. I love to garden and grow flowers, vegetables and other plants. Together we love to cook wonderful meals and try new recipies. We enjoy serving on our church prayer team and volunteering on behalf of the National Center for Fathering.

Areas of expertise

Family Medicine, Retail Medicine, Urgent Care, Bariatric Medicine and obesity issues/management, Professional practice issues of physician assistants.