• Robert Patterson, DNP, MSN, RN, CNML

    National Leader, Recruitment/Retention Expert, Executive Experience
  • Joshua Grant, PA-C

    Orthopedic and Spine Surgery, PA Application Expert
  • Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, PhD, MPH

    International & Federal Experience, Salary Negotiation Expert, Academic Leader, Researcher
  • Michael Patmas, MD, MMM, FACP, FACPE, FACHE

    Chief Medical Officer
  • Charles Shively, PhD, RPh

    Chief Executive Healthcare Officer, Entrepreneur, Advocate, Consultant


Advance your healthcare career with 1-on-1 coaching from industry leaders

Our Advisors


Registered Advisors

20 years

Average Years of Industry Experience


Leadership Experience Rate

13 years

Average Years of Leadership Experience


Thrive in your career by learning from peers of the Sync Opp community. We support aspiring and current professionals in the following industries:

Nursing, Medicine, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Dentistry, Physician Assistants, & Public Health.

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Be instrumental to helping others reach their career potential by sharing your career experiences with peers of the Sync Opp community.

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Brilliant Insights, Hard To Find Experts

" My time with Joan was incredibly valuable. She offered insightful answers to my questions based on her unique history across various sectors of the healthcare field. She related to my experience as a nurse and helped me to think critically about my future in health communications/business development. Joan was also kind, supportive and an empathetic listener. I would highly recommend her services to anyone with questions about the next best step in their career. "

R. Hayes, Registered Nurse and Health Communications Specialist

Support When You Need It Most

" Josh was a great advisor to speak with. He offered valuable insight regarding the application processes related to both PA school and when seeking job opportunities. He was able to relate of lot of his personal experiences and lessons learned to my questions which provided a great real world idea of what to expect. I would definitely recommend that anyone interested in the PA profession speak with Josh as he has definitely made me feel more prepared and excited to begin my career."

M. Heberling, Aspiring Physician Assistant

Helping New Graduates Succeed

" Dr. Patterson was a wealth of knowledge with extreme generosity in providing advice on networking ideas for my area. The meeting was very comfortable, yet purposeful in answering my questions. Being that I'm pursuing my DNP, his input was valuable. Would love to do it again!"

K. Brunacini, Entrepreneur and Aspiring Healthy Lifestyle Leader


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Hyacinth Vega Mussenden, PhD, RN

CEO & Founder of Sync Opp, Inc.

I have had 10 years of nursing experience in education and quality improvement. I created Sync Opp because of my passion helping healthcare professionals achieve their full potential and find career fulfillment through a supportive network.

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Jason Chi, MD

Team Medicine

I have served as Department Chair and President of private practice anesthesia groups. I am excited to be part of the Sync Opp team because of our commitment to empowering the next generation of healthcare professionals.

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Akilah Cadet,DHSc, MPH

Team Public Health

I have had 15 years of public health experience as a leader, consultant and expert in workforce development. I am proud to be part of Sync Opp, a platform that will support the career growth needs of health care providers throughout their careers.

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Richard Patel, MD

Team Medicine

Through my roles as Professor of Psychiatry and Chief Medical Officer, I learned the value of connecting with experienced specialists in the field. I support Sync Opp’s goal of bridging the gap between needs and appropriate human resources.

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Katharine Whipple, MSW

Team Non-Profit

I’ve had 14 years of non-profit experience and am Co-Founder of the Hatch Community, a program that empowers young parents of color. I am inspired by Sync Opp’s dedication to the success of local non-profits that help the most vulnerable.

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Allison Surowitz

Team Legal

I have been a lawyer for more than 10 years, supporting businesses in employment policy, contract negotiation, and entity formation. I feel deeply connected to Sync Opp’s mission to support professionals through an accessible user-friendly platform.

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Dr. Gary Geshwind

Team Business Development

I have dedicated the past 10 years to supporting the success of small businesses. I am honored to bring business acumen that can support Sync Opp's honorable mission of helping individuals and communities thrive.

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Margarita Saucedo

Team User Experience

I am proud to use my 10 years of experience in customer service management to support an excellent experience for all Sync Opp members. I am inspired by Sync Opp’s Team and our mission to promote mentorship and empowerment.

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Shogo Miyagi, MS, PhD, PharmD

Team Pharmacy

Pharmacy and pharmacology has been my passion for the last 11 years. I am excited to be part of Syn Opp, a platform that will make it easier for pharmacy professionals to positively influence peers in the industry.