Medical Editor

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Shellene Basse | (660) 238-9300 | 1821 Pinehurst Lane North, Brooklyn Park, MN 55444


I am a medical editor with over 5 years of experience. I have edited manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and have also worked on grant applications, book chapters, and educational materials. My expertise lies in identifying errors and ensuring clarity of expression while preserving the author's voice. I work well both independently and as part of a team.


Senior Medical Editor at Mayo Clinic, MNJun 2022 - Present

  • Wrote, edited, and produced scientific content for a variety of medical journals with a 98% accuracy rate.
  • Led team of junior editors in producing monthly newsletter with 100% on-time delivery.
  • Cut production costs by 15% through process improvements.
  • Trained 3 new hires in editing techniques and company processes.
  • Reviewed manuscripts for 4 different peer-reviewed medical journals.

Medical Editor at Minneapolis Heart Institute, MNJul 2017 - May 2022

  • Wrote, edited, and published 3 peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Authored 2 book chapters on medical topics.
  • Led a team of 5 junior editors in revising a textbook on medicine.
  • Presented at 4 national conferences on various editing techniques.
  • Trained 6 new employees in the company's style guide and editorial process.


Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of MinnesotaSep 2013 - May 2017

I have learned how to study and understand complex biological systems, including cells, genes, and ecosystems.


  • Editing
  • Proofreading
  • Writing
  • Researching
  • Fact-checking
  • Organizational skills

Shdiamond Corino | (312) 144-8030 | Concord, NH


As a medical editor for over 5 years, I have experience in communicating complex scientific and medical information to a variety of audiences. I have edited manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, as well as educational materials for physicians and patients. My skills include excellent communication, organisation and time management.


Senior Medical Editor at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, NHApr 2022 - Present

  • Wrote and edited medical content for a wide variety of publications.
  • Led teams of writers and editors to produce high-quality work on tight deadlines.
  • Researched, wrote, and edited complex scientific articles for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Wrote proposals that secured millions of dollars in funding for clinical research projects.
  • Successfully managed relationships with key opinion leaders in the medical field.

Medical Editor at Elliot Hospital, NHAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 4 medical editors in revising and editing clinical study reports, resulting in an average time-savings of 2 hours per report.
  • Implemented a new system for tracking changes made during the editing process, which resulted in 50% fewer errors being introduced into final drafts.
  • Trained 3 new medical editors on company style guide and best practices, reducing onboarding time by 1 month.
  • Reviewed and edited 200 abstracts for scientific conferences, ensuring compliance with guidelines set forth by each conference organizer.
  • Wrote 10 blog posts on various topics related to healthcare communications, generating 500+ pageviews within the first week of publication for each post.


Bachelor of Science in Biology at Dartmouth College, NHAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned how to effectively communicate biological concepts to people with diverse backgrounds, how to work independently and as part of a team, how to design and carry out scientific experiments, and how to analyse and interpret data.


  • Medical Terminology
  • Editing and Proofreading
  • Writing and Communication Skills
  • Research Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Time Management