Diane S. Wrigley currently works in family practice and emergency room settings in Maine's mid-coast hospitals. A Physician Assistant for 27 years, she has seen all ages from the young pediatric patients to the very elderly patients. Her clinical experience includes preventative health care as well as managing acute problems and chronic illnesses. Diane's years in a broad-based family medicine practice prepared her for being the provider in a 15-bed coastal hospital ER. Her responsibilities included being the house officer for the in-patients as well as taking calls for five out-lying family medicine practices after hours. She is also an adjunct faculty at the University of New England Physician Assistant program lecturing and precepting PA students in a rural health care rotation and has been a lecturer in the Ship's Medicine Course at the Maine Maritime Academy where she trained ship medical officers to render medical aid when out to sea.
Diane's current practice is in a rural setting where critical thinking skills and strong physical assessment evaluations are required. Diane's strategies and techniques have systematically and comprehensively improved patient outcomes.
Diane S. Wrigley has an employment relationship with Maine General Medical Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Diane S. Wrigley has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.