Susan Rooney joined the Bay Path University Physician Assistant Program in January 2017 as the Director of Clinical Education. She coordinates the clinical year curriculum and oversees the numerous clerkships each physician assistant student completes. Susan teaches several didactic year courses including patient assessment and clinical practice. Additionally, she lectures in clinical medicine and clinical medicine lab.
Prior to joining Bay Path University, Professor Rooney served as an adjunct professor in the Springfield College Physician Assistant Program for many years. Susan has also served as an active guest lecturer and clinical preceptor in the past. Her clinical experience as a PA includes emergency medicine, college health, urgent care and addiction medicine. She maintains clinical practice in the Level 1 trauma center emergency department at Hartford Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, as well as in the urgent care setting. Professor Rooney obtained her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Springfield College.