Clinical Professor, Department Chair
Physician Assistant Department
Bellet Building, Rm. 835
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. He also 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.
Dr. Auth holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science and certificate in PA studies from Hahnemann University, Master of Science degree in Environmental Health from Temple University and Doctorate of Philosophy in Education, Leadership and Computer Technology from Drexel University. He 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.” His academic interests include servant-leadership, clinical reasoning and creative problem solving.