Curriculum Outline and Affiliations

Curriculum outline and affiliations for the Physician Assistant program at York College.

Didactic Phase

Fall Semester (#1)Course #Credits
Introduction to ePortfolio/ Orientation (Hybrid)HPPA 5001
Physical Diagnosis I (2hrs lecture/3 hrs laboratory)HPPA 5023
Clinical Anatomy(2hrs lecture/2hrs recitation/ 1hr laboratory)HPPA 5043
Applied Medical SciencesHPPA 5063
Interviewing and counselingHPPA 5081
PA ProfessionHPPA 5102
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention(Hybrid)HPPA 5122
Biomedical EthicsHPPA 5142
Total Semester Credits/hrs 17
Winter Semester (#2)Course #Credits
Public Health (Hybrid)HPPA 5162
Health Policy (hybrid)HPPA 5182
Total Semester Credits/Hours 4
Spring Semester (#3)Course #Credits
Pharmacology I (2hrs lecture/1hr recitation)HPPA 5202
Physical Diagnosis II (2hrs lecture/3hrs laboratory)HPPA 5223
PathophysiologyHPPA 5243
PediatricsHPPA 5262
Clinical Medicine I (3hrs lecture/3hrs recitation)HPPA 5283
Evidence-Based Medicine and Health Informatics(Hybrid)HPPA 5302
SurgeryHPPA 5324
Total Semester Credits/Hours 19
Summer Semester (#4)Course #Credits
Diagnostic Studies (1hr lecture/1hr recitation/1hr.laboratory)HPPA 5341
Pharmacology IIHPPA 5362
Obstetrics/GynecologyHSPA 5382
Clinical Correlation Seminar I (2 hrs lab)HSPA 5401
Clinical Medicine II (2hrs lecture/2hrs recitation)HSPA 5422
Total Semester Credits/Hours 8
Fall Semester (#5)Course #Credits
Primary CareHPPA 5443
Clinical Medicine III (2hrs lecture/2hrs recitation)HPPA 5462
Pharmacology IIIHPPA 5483
PsychiatryHPPA 5502
Clinical Correlation Seminar II (2 hrs lab)HPPA 5521
Emergency MedicineHPPA 5543
Clinical SkillsHPPA 5561
Total Semester Credits/Hours 15

Clinical Phase

Spring, Summer, Fall Semesters (#6,7,8)Course #Credits
PA- Portfolio I (Online)HPPA 6002
PA- Portfolio II (Online)HPPA 6102
PA- Portfolio III (Online)HPPA 6202
Surgery Clinical RotationHPPA 6502
Internal Medicine Clinical RotationHPPA 6522
Pediatric Medicine Clinical RotationHPPA 6542
Emergency Medicine Clinical RotationHPPA 6562
Long-Term Care Clinical RotationHPPA 6582
Psychiatry Clinical rotationHPPA 6602
Obstetrics/Gynecology Clinical RotationHPPA 6622
Ambulatory Care Clinical RotationHPPA 6642
Family Practice Clinical RotationHPPA 6682
Total Clinical Year Credits 24
Total Program Credits 87

Physician Assistant Program Affiliations

(Additional sites pending)

  • Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica, NY
  • St. Albans Veteran Administration Hospital, St. Albans, NY
  • New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY
  • Woodhull Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
  • Damian Family Practice, Queens and Bronx, NY
  • St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, Roslyn, NY
  • Alan S. Detweiler, D.O., Far Rockaway, NY
  • Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Jamaica, NY
  • Brookdale Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
  • Premiere Pediatrics of New York, Staten Island, NY
  • Elmhurst Hospital Center, Elmhurst, NY
  • Far Rockaway Family Practice, Far Rockaway, NY
  • Morris Heights Health Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Dr. Alain Sosa, Elmhurst, NY
  • Emergency Medical Care New York, NY
  • Niaz Medical Services PC, Richmond Hill, NY