Stephanie Neary, MPA, MMS, PA-C

Program Editor, Primary Care

Assistant Professor and Director of Didactic Education, Yale PA Online Program


Stephanie Neary, MPA, MMS, PA-C is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Didactic Education for the Yale PA Online Program, working remotely from Charleston, SC.  She holds an MPA in Health Care Management, is a graduate of the Midwestern University – Glendale PA program, and currently pursuing her PhD in Nursing Science from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). She began her clinical work in primary care serving refugee families in Phoenix, AZ before changing to inpatient endocrinology in 2018 where she continues to work on an inpatient diabetes management service at MUSC. She began teaching undergraduate courses in 2011, before transitioning to PA education in 2015. She has taught PANCE/PANRE review courses for Kaplan since 2018 and is a 2020-2021 Physician Assistant Education Research Fellow. She is also a lead author for Clinical Medicine for Physician Assistants, a comprehensive textbook being published by Springer in 2022.

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Selected Research and Publications

Do PA licensure questions violate the Americans with Disabilities Act?
JAAPA. 2021 Mar 1;34(3):46-48. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000733248.60056.6b.
Wellbeing PArtners: A targeted approach to minimizing PA student burnout
JAAPA. 2020 Dec 1;33(12):1. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000723164.20013.85.
Shared Living Experiences by Physicians have a Positive Impact on Mental Health Attitudes and Stigma among Medical Students: A Mixed-Methods Study
J Med Educ Curric Dev. 2020 Oct 26;7:2382120520968072. doi: 10.1177/2382120520968072. eCollection 2020 Jan-Dec.
The Effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Physician Assistant Educators
J Physician Assist Educ. 2020 Sep;31(3):121-125. doi: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000312.
A Call to Action: Physician Assistant Student Well-Being
J Physician Assist Educ. 2019 Sep;30(3):133-134. doi: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000268.
The Rise of Technology: Testing the Limits of Curriculum Innovation
Med Sci Educ. 2020 Jun 2;30(3):1005-1006. doi: 10.1007/s40670-020-00996-z. eCollection 2020 Sep.
Assessing Trends in Physician Assistant Student Depression Risk, Suicidal Ideation, and Mental Health Help-Seeking Behavior
J Physician Assist Educ. 2021 Sep 1;32(3):138-142. doi: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000369.
The effect of a well-being curriculum on the mental health outcomes of first-year PA students
JAAPA. 2021 Dec 1;34(12):1-2. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000800664.30031.00.
Attitudes Towards Mental Health Among Physician Assistant Students with Shared Living Experiences Through Synchronous Videoconferencing
J Physician Assist Educ. 2022 Mar 1;33(1):9-16. doi: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000410.
PA licensure questions, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and seeking medical care
JAAPA. 2022 Jan 1;35(1):49-52. doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000803628.10259.a9.

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