Davidson, Emily


Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education

    DC New York Chiropractic College Chiropractic 1994 
    BS SUNY- Stony Brook Physician Assistant 1982 
    BA Pomona College Zoology 1977 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience

    York College/CUNY Associate Professor Health Professions 9/2006 to present 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience

    New York Chiropractic College Teaching Assistant Chiropractic 1992-1993 
    Long Island University Adunct Instructor HEOP 1990-1992 
  4. Non Academic Experience

    Place of EmploymentTitleDate
    Private Practice - Chiropractor - Greenwich Village, NY Doctor of Chiropractic 3/1995-12/2005 
    Beth Israel Medical Center- North Division Physician Assistant 11/1990 - 5-1995 
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dept. of Geriatric Medicine Pysician Assistant 8/1987-8/1990 
    Elderplan Medical Group Physician Assistant 7/1986-7/1987 
    Beth Abraham Hospital Physician Assistant 9/1982-6/1986 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Associate Professor 9/2006- present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        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.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          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: .

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          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: .

    3. Chapters in Books:

      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: .

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Helping Students Engage with Primary Literature in the Sciences: Motivation and Methods" April 2013: CETL York College.

    "Flipping - Turning the Classroom Inside Out" November 2012: CETL York College.

    "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.

  9. Patents


  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    Title III Faculty Grant Program, Improving the Quality of Writing and Coherence in Medical Histories Produced by ELL Physician Assistant Students. 2007-2008: $3000.

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Chair PA Program Admissions Committee: 2006 to present.

      Chair PA Program Curriculum Committee: 2007 to 2012.

      PA Program Acadmic Standards Committee: 2006 to present.

      Departmental Personnel and Budget Committee: 2008 to present.

      Chair Search Committee for PA faculty member: 2008-2009.

      Search Committees for 3 Nursing and 1 Health Science positions: 2008-2009.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Outcomes Assessment Committee: 2007 to present.

      Chair Outcomes Assessment sub-committee for performance assessment presentation at OAC/FIGs workshop: January 2009.

      Faculty Senator for Health Professions Department: 2007 to present.

      Dean's List Reception Committee: 2006 to present.

    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University
  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. 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: .

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      HSPA 401 Physical Diagnosis II Lab 
      HSPA 402 Physical Diagnosis II Lab 
      HSPA 428 Primary Care I 
      HSPA 425 Clinical Correlations 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Physical Diagnosis Lab - Writing Intensive, HSPA 401 WI.

Davidson, Emily

Davidson, Emily
Associate Professor
Health Professions