Associate Professor and Chair
Office Location: SC-112B
Degree Institution Field Dates DC New York Chiropractic College Chiropractic 1994 BS SUNY- Stony Brook Physician Assistant 1982 BA Pomona College Zoology 1977
Dr. Davidson is the Associate Director of the York College Physician Assistant Program. She teaches courses in Physical Diagnosis, Geriatric Medicine and Clinical Correlations - the capstone course for PA students. Her clinical experience spans more than 30 years and includes experience as a Pulmonary Technician, Physician Assistant, Chiropractor, and Cancer Guide. Her research interests include geriatric medicine and integrative medicine. Her research in the scholarship of teaching and learning has focused on inquiry into methods of teaching and learning medical writing - especially when working with English L2 students.
Areas of Expertise
- Geriatric Medicine
Chiropractic and Integrative Medicine
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Shearin-Patterson T, Davidson EJ. "Hemophilia A and B; hemophilia C." Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 4 2013: 49-50.
Shearin-Patterson T, Davidson EJ. "von Willebrand disease;idiopathic thrombocyotpenic purpura; thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura." Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. 4 2013: 46-48.
Davidson, E. "Generation 1.5 - A Different Kind of Millenial Student." Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 22 2011: 13-19.
Oglensky B, Davidson, E. "Teaching and learning through clinical report-writing genres." International Journal of Learning. 16 2009: 139-152.
Torian L, Davidson E, Fillit H. "The effect of dementia on acute care in a geriatric medical unit." Int. Psychogeriatrics. 4 1992: 231-239.
Torian LV, Davidson EJ, Fillit HM, Fulo G, Sell LL. "Decisions for and against resuscitation in an acute geriatric medicine unit serving the frail elderly." Arch Intern Med. 152 1992: 165-169.
Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Davidson, E. "More Than a List of Facts: Using Clinical Writing Genres to Help Health Professions Students Learn Clinical Thinking." Lilly Conference of Greensboro Conference Proceedings. April, 2010: .
Non Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Davidson, E.J.. "On moving students from cramming to learning." DisCover. 3 2011: 78-85.
Davidson, E.J.. "Improving the quality of writing and coherence in medical histories produced by ELL physician assistant students." DisCover. 1 2008: .
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Swoboda, D, Davidson, E, Keiler, L & Oglensky, B. "Creating space for the scholarship of teaching and learning: transforming the meaning of academic work." J. Summerfield & C. Smith (Eds.) Making Teaching and Learning Matter: Transformative Spaces in Higher Education. 2011: .
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Course Portfolio - HSPA 428 Primary Care I " March 2012: Univ. of Nebraska Peer Review of Teaching Project.
" Why Don't They Know This Already? Working with English Language Learners in PA School " November 2011: PAEA Annual Education Forum.
" Backward Design (co-presenter with L. Keiler) " April 2010: CETL York College.
" More Than a List of Facts: Using Clinical Writing Genres to Help Health Professions Students Learn Clinical Thinking " Feb 2010: Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching in Greensboro, NC.
" Teaching Clinical Writing in the Health Professions " Nov 2009: CUNY WAC-WID Conference, CCNY/CUNY, NY, NY.
" Creating and Using Rubrics for Effective Feedback: How Can Rubrics Help Improve Student Learning? ( co-presenter with L. Keiler, L. Herena, J. Hall) " October 2009: CETL York College.
" Teaching and learning through clinical writing genres(co-author, presented by B. Oglensky) " July 2009: International Conference on Learning, University of Barcelona, Spain.
" Doing SoTL: Participating in the Title III Faculty Grant Program (co-presenter with L. Keiler and G. White) " March 2009: CETL York College.
" Teaching Writing in the Professions (co-presenter with B. Oglensky) " May 2008: Fourth Annual CUNY General Education Conference - Baruch College.
" Improving the Quality of Writing and Coherence in Medical Histories Produced by Multilingual Physician Assistant Students- Poster " Sep 2008: First Annual CETL Scholarship or Teaching and Learning Poster Session. York College.
" Role of the Physician Assistant in a Geriatric Evaluation and Treatment Unit - Poster " May 1989: American Geriatric Society, Boston, MA.
Title III Faculty Grant Program, Improving the Quality of Writing and Coherence in Medical Histories Produced by ELL Physician Assistant Students. 2007-2008: $3000.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Geriatric Scholar Certificate - Hunter College Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity: 2008.
Board Certified - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants: 1983 to present.
Board Certified - National Board of Chiropractic Examiners: 1994.
NYS Registration Physician Assistant: 1982 to present.
NYS Licensed Chiropractor: 1994 to present.
Member American Academy of Physician Assistants: .
Member New York Society of Physician Assistants: .
Member American Chiropractic Association: .