PhD, MS, PA-C
Clinical Professor, Department Chair
Distinguished Fellows of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Physician Assistant Department
1601 Cherry Street, Room 633
Patrick C. Auth, PhD, PA-C, is Clinical Professor and Department Chair of the Hahnemann Physician Assistant Program at Drexel University. He has over 20 years experience in PA education and 25 years of clinical experience in orthopedics and emergency medicine. Dr. Auth was nominated by the American Academy of Physician Assistants to serve as commissioner for the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant from 2003 – 2009 and was Chair, of the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant from 2008-2009.
Specialization:Orthopedics, Occupational and Emergency Medicine.
Research Interests:Dr. Auth’s research interests include servant-leadership, clinical reasoning and creative problem solving.
Dr. Auth received the E. Paul Torrance Graduate Student Research Award for his dissertation on "Assessing the use of creative problem solving skills and generic influences on learning in clinical reasoning by physician assistant students."
Professional Society:Dr. Auth serves as an ambassador for the National Health Service Corps and continues to serve as a site visitor for the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant. Dr. Auth is the senior editor for the Physician Assistant Review book.