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
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Far Rockaway Family Practice, Far Rockaway, NY
  • Morris Heights Health Medical Center, Bronx, NY
  • Dr. F. Santi DiFranco, Ozone Park, NY
  • Dr. Alain Sosa, Elmhurst, NY
  • Emergency Medical Care New York, NY
  • Dr. Back Kim, Flushing, NY
  • Niaz Medical Services PC, Richmond Hill, NY