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 Director of Didactic Curriculum and responsible for overseeing the first year of the PA curriculum. She has served on several national committees for the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), currently on the Women’s Health End-of-Rotation Exam Committee. She has presented posters, presentations and workshops at the PAEA Annual Education Forum focusing on women’s health curriculum 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 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences where she has served as the Program Director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies – Manchester/Worcester for the past 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 for a paper entitled “The effects of synchronized distance education on academic achievement in a physician assistant program.” Goldsmith CW, Miller KE, Lee L, Moreau T, White S, Massey SL. (2009) J Physician Assist Educ, 20, 17-21.

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. Her clinical practice in obstetrics and gynecology began at Mattapan Health Center and later moved to Nashua, New Hampshire.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Education

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

Publications

  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2017

    Warner ML, White S, Reffel A. Negotiating on Behalf of Your Program. J Physician Assist Educ. 2017 Jun; 28(2):116-118. PMID: 28509840.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Kayingo G, Hass VM. The Health Professions Educator: A Practical Guide for New and Established Faculty. Distance Education Strategies. Springer Publishing Company. New York. 2017.

    Read at: Custom
  • Published on 1/1/2014

    Berkowitz O, White SE, Goldgar C, Brisotti MF, Warner ML. Defining quality improvement education for physician assistants. J Physician Assist Educ. 2014; 25(4):55-60. PMID: 25622377.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2012

    Goldsmith CW, White SE, Massey S, Lee L. . The effects of synchronized distance education (SDE) on anxiety, depression, and academic achievement in first year doctor of pharmacy students in an accelerated curriculum. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning. 2012; 4:285-291.

  • Published on 1/1/2010

    White SE. Similar yet different: Observations of physician assistant education from a physician faculty member. J Physician Assist Educ. 2010; 21(4):56-7. PMID: 21366119.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2009

    White SE, Lee L, Klingaman K. . Prenatal Care Workshop: An Alternative Method to Meet the ARC-PA Standards. J Physician Assist Educ 2009; 20, 33-34. 2009.

  • Published on 1/1/2009

    Goldsmith CW, Miller KE, Lee L, Moreau T, White SE, Massey SL. . The effects of synchronized distance education on academic achievement in a physician assistant program. J Physician Assist Educ 2009; 20, 17-21. 2009.

  • Published on 1/1/2009

    Goldsmith CW, Miller, KE, Lee L, Moreau T, White SE, Massey SL. The effects of synchronized distance education (SDE) on anxiety, depression and academic achievement in a physician assistant studies program. International Journal of Instructional Technology and Distance Learning (IJITDL) 2009; 6, 1-9. 2009.

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