Susan E. White, MD

Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Susan White
617.358.2212
72 E. Concord St Instructional (L)

Biography

Susan White, M.D. is the Program Director of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program at Boston University School of Medicine. She joined PA program in 2013 as the Director of Didactic Curriculum as one of the founding faculty and became program director in 2019.

She has served on several national committees for the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) most recently serving as the Chair of the Exam Development Board for Women’s Health, Pediatrics and Psychiatry and now serves as an item writer. She has presented posters, presentations and workshops at the PAEA Annual Education Forum focusing on curriculum in the social determinants of health, MAT waiver education, women’s health, and the use of distance education. She was a 2014-2015 Gold Humanism Scholar at the Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators where she developed a novel longitudinal integrated clerkship for PA students with a colleague from Cambridge Health Alliance. She is a co-investigator on a 5-year primary care transformation grant funded by HRSA in collaboration with the BUSM Department of Family Medicine.

In 2007 she became a full-time faculty member and Assistant Professor at MCPHS University where she has served as the Program Director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies – Manchester/Worcester for three years. In 2009, she received the MCPHS University Division of Health Sciences Teacher of the Year Award and in 2010 won the Faculty Research and Scholarship Award at MCPHS University.

Dr. White received her B.A. in Biology and Environmental Science from Wesleyan University and her M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine. Her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology was completed at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. She is board certified and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She practices gynecology at Boston Medical Center, having practiced previously in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • Tufts University School of Medicine, MD
  • Wesleyan University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 2/2/2022

    Miselis H, Zawacki S, White S, Yinusa-Nyahkoon L, Mostow C, Furlong J, Mott K, Kumar A, Winter MR, Berklein F, Jack B. . Interprofessional education in the clinical learning environment: a mixed-methods evaluation of a longitudinal experience in the primary care setting. J Interprof Care. 2022; 1-11.

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  • Published on 12/1/2019

    White SE, Altongy-Magee K, Cooper C, Hixon J, Honda T, Milch C, Murphy R, Riethle T, Walker L, Berkowitz O. Adopting Graduate Competencies in Opioid Prescribing for Massachusetts Physician Assistant Programs: A Statewide Public Health Response. J Physician Assist Educ. 2019 Dec; 30(4):207-213. PMID: 31664008.

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  • Published on 7/1/2019

    White S, Beebout C, Brown M, Bunting E, Dexter K, Fredenburg D, Galarza C, King-Barry S, Momen J, Moynihan V, Pitonzo D, Raaymarkers S, Rappa H, Washington R. Women's Health End of Rotation Exam Version 7, forms 1 and 2. Physician Assistant Education Association, Washington DC. 2019.

  • Published on 7/1/2019

    White S, Beebout C, Brown M, Bunting E, Dexter K, Fredenburg D, Galarza C, King-Barry S, Momen J, Moynihan V, Pitonzo D, Raaymarkers S, Rappa H, Washington R. Psychiatry and Behavioral Health End of Rotation Exam Version 7, forms 1 and 2. Physician Assistant Education Association. 2019.

  • Published on 7/1/2019

    White S, Beebout C, Brown M, Bunting E, Dexter K, Fredenburg D, Galarza C, King-Barry S, Momen J, Moynihan V, Pitonzo D, Raaymarkers S, Rappa H, Washington R. Pediatrics End of Rotation Exam Version 7, forms 1 and 2. Physician Assistant Education Association. 2019.

  • Published on 3/1/2019

    Berkowitz O, Goldgar C, White SE, Warner ML. A National Survey of Quality Improvement Education in Physician Assistant Programs. J Physician Assist Educ. 2019 Mar; 30(1):1-8. PMID: 30801553.

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  • Published on 7/1/2018

    White S, Beebout C, Brown M, Bunting E, Dexter K, Fredenburg D, Galarza C, King-Barry S, Momen J, Pitonzo D, Raaymarkers S, Rappa H, Washington R. Women’s Health End of Rotation Exam Version 6, forms 1 and 2. Physician Assistant Education Association, Washington DC. 2018.

  • Published on 7/1/2018

    White S, Beebout C, Brown M, Bunting E, Dexter K, Fredenburg D, Galarza C, King-Barry S, Momen J, Pitonzo D, Raaymarkers S, Rappa H, Washington R. Pediatrics End of Rotation Exam Version 6, forms 1 and 2. Physician Assistant Education Association, Washington, DC. 2018.

  • Published on 7/1/2018

    White S, Beebout C, Brown M, Bunting E, Dexter K, Fredenburg D, Galarza C, King-Barry S, Momen J, Pitonzo D, Raaymarkers S, Rappa H, Washington R. Psychiatry and Behavioral Health End of Rotation Exam Version 6, forms 1 and 2. Physician Assistant Education Association, Washington, DC. 2018.

  • Published on 2/1/2018

    Berkowitz O, White SE. An opportunity for PAs as obstetrical laborists. JAAPA. 2018 Feb; 31(2):40-43. PMID: 29369928.

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