PA Gottschalk graduated from PA school at UT Southwestern and went on to receive an MPAS from UT Rio Grande Valley and a DMSc from AT Still University. Having practice medicine for 28 years in multiple specialties, in 2020 she pivoted from her PA career to become a medical science liaison for Eversana, currently supporting medication for metastatic breast cancer. PA Gottschalk was elected to serve on the boards of the Texas Academy of PAs, the AAPA, and as a Texas delegate to the AAPA HOD. She was appointed by the State of Texas as the founding PA board member of the Texas Physician Health Program and is the current secretary of the Texas PA Regulatory Board. PA Gottschalk's interest in telemedicine began before the COVID-19 pandemic when she established a telemedicine practice within the neurology department to better serve her migraine patients. The pandemic allowed her to help convert her hospital system to telemedicine during the pandemic. She serves as a liaison from the Texas PA Board to the FSMB workgroup exploring the portability of PA telemedicine license. PA Gottschalk is a past chair of the PAVMT Legislative Committee. PA Gottschalk lives in Georgetown, Texas with her husband, Gary, and their 2 Havanese: Bonaparte and Talla.