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Ann Madden

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Ann McDonough Madden


Director of Clinical Education, Associate Clinical Professor

Physician Assistant Department

Ann McDonough Madden, MHS, PA-C, DFAAPA is the Director of Clinical Education for the Drexel PA program and an associate clinical professor. In addition, she is a lecturer and small group leader in Clinical Assessment, Principles of Medical Science, Biopsychosocial Issues in Patient Care, Clinical Skills and Clinical Medicine. She has been a member of the faculty since 2010 and received the 2018 CNHP Teaching Excellence Award.

Academic Distinctions

2018 Teaching Excellence Award in the College of Nursing & Health Professions

Faculty Fellowships

Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Professional Society

American Academy of Physician Assistants
Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
Pi Alpha honor society
Alpha Eta honor society

Selected Publications

Madden, A. & Clancy, R. (2019) PA Review for the PANCE, 5th ed., Behavioral Medicine chapter. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.

Auth, P.C., Feld, E., Madden, A., Schneider, M., & Smith, D. (2016). Lippincott Certification Review: Family Nurse Practitioner & Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, HEENT Disorders. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Feld, E., Livingston, D. & Madden, A., (2012). Physician Assistant Review, 4th Edition, Endocrine Disorders. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Research Interests

  • Social determinants of health.
  • Implicit bias.
  • Inequities/disparities in healthcare and the role of the PA in addressing and eliminating these inequities/disparities.

Drexel University Hahnemann Physician Assistant Program Post Professional Master’s Program
Philadelphia, PA
2011, Master of Health Science

Hahnemann University Physician Assistant Program
School of Health Professions, Philadelphia, PA
1992, Bachelor of Science

Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
1986, Bachelor of Arts
Psychology major with Spanish minor