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Herel, Jason

Herel, Jason

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
Health Professions

Phone: 718-262-2848
Office Location:


Degree Institution Field Dates
MS  AT Still University  Advanced Physician Assistant Studies - Education Concentration  2019 
BS  CUNY York College  Physician Assistant  2014 
BS  Stony Brook University  Biochemistry  1997 
Jason Herel is the Academic Coordinator of the York Physician Assistant program. After graduating from York's PA program in 2014, he has spent most of his career working in surgical specialties, and still works one day a week in vascular surgery. His teaching experience at York includes various modules within the Clinical Medicine course sequence, Surgery, Primary Care, and Applied Medical Sciences.

Areas of Expertise

PA Education
Vascular Surgery
Ear, Nose and Throat

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Harrynauth Persaud, Jason Herel, Robert Brugna. "A focus on Point of Care Ultrasonography (POCUS) in PA Programs- Increasing the applicant pool." Journal of Allied Health. To be published June 2023: .

Harrynauth Persaud, Jeanetta Yuan, Jason Herel, Bernard Beckerman. "The feasibility of self-directed POCUS training in physician assistant education." WFUMB Ultrasound Open. March 15, 2023: .

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Peripheral Vascular Disease for the Primary Care Provider " 5/24/2022: Annual Conference of the American Academy of Physician Associates.

" ENT Review for the PANRE " 10/28/2022: New York State Society of PAs annual conference.

" Peripheral Vascular Disease on the PANRE " 10/28/2022: New York State Society of PAs annual conference.

" Ear Pain, Hearing Loss & Vertigo: Ear Disorders for Primary Care " To be presented on 11/10/2023: New York State Society of PAs annual conference.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Queens Health Network Certificate of Clinical Excellence: October 2015.


PSC CUNY, The Effect of Mindfulness Interventions on PA Student Burnout. Funded 4/17/2023: $568.50.

PSC CUNY, The Impact of Early Intervention on the Passing Rates of First-Time PANCE Test Takers. Not funded: .

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Professor 101 - York College New Faculty Development Program: September 2020 - May 2021.

Assessment 101 given by CUNY Assessment Council: May 2021.

New Faculty Jump Start program conducted by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA): February - March 2021 (virtual).

Organized and coordinated annual Friends and Family event for the Physician Assistant Program: September 2020 - present.

Grader of Presentation Proposals for the 2023 AAPA National Conference: August 2022.