Patrick Enking M.S., PA-C, DFAAPA: Experience/Publications

Professor; Director of Clinical Education, Physician Assistant Studies Program

Department of Family and Community Medicine | Physician Assistant Studies

Professional experience

  • Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Clinical Education Award by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) in 2015
  • Member of the PAEA Curriculum Council (Feb 2014 to present)
  • Member of the PAEA Clinical Education Committee (July 2010 to Feb 2014)
  • Editor of the Clinical Educator Handbook for PAEA (2013)
  • Founding clinical faculty award, The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences, Dammam, September 2010
  • Member of the PAEA Education Forum Task Force

Selected publications

2017

  • Rogers, O., Enking, P., Bierwas, D., Carroll, H., Taubman, B. and Kroneberger, L. . A Multi-University Interprofessional Approach to Fieldwork Educator Professional Development. Poster accepted at the 2017 AOTA Annual Conference & Centennial Celebration, Philadelphia, PA.

2016

  • Enking, P., Bierwas, D., Carroll, H., Rogers, O., Kroneberger, L., and Taubman, B. . An Interprofessional Approach to Preceptor Development. Poster presented at the Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Enking, P. and Gorney, C. . Site and Preceptor Monitoring = Meaningful Clinical Experiences. Accepted presentation at the Annual Physician Assistant Education Association Educational Forum, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Enking, P., Feirstein, J., and Thompson, C. . Bitten by the teaching bug? What to expect and how to integrate students into your practice. Presented at the Arizona State Association of Physician Assistants Spring Conference, Sedona, AZ.

2015

  • DiBaise, M. and Enking, P. . One Physician Assistant program’s dedication to medically underserved communities. Journal of American Academy of Physician Assistants, Washington, DC. Vol.28; 10; and poster accepted at the 2015 Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Arlington, VA.
  • Gorney, C., Enking, P., and Hudak, N. . Contemplating becoming a preceptor: what can I expect? Presentation at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Enking, P., Hudak, N. and Gorney, C. . Precepting: Effective feedback and evaluation. Presentation at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Hudak, N., Gorney, C., and Enking. . Precepting: Integrating a student into your practice. Poster Presentation at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

2014

  • Enking. P. . Clinical training as a recruitment and retention tool. Presented at the Midwestern University and Northern Arizona University Community Preceptor Development Workshop, Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Enking, P., Ostdiek, J. . Effective feedback and evaluation. Presentation at the Midwestern University and Northern Arizona University Community Preceptor Development Workshop, Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Hudak, N., Enking, P., Gorney, C., and Gonalez-Colaso, R. . Tales from the Trenches: Physician Assistants’ Perspectives about Precepting Students. Journal of Physician Assistant Education, Vol. 25(1) and 2013; Vol. 24(2):60e. Nominated for JPAE “Article of the Year.”.

2013

  • Enking, P. In: Enking, P. (Ed), Gorney, C., Murphy, E., Patton, C., and Sivahop, J. . Developing a clinical rotation syllabus. The Clinical Educator Handbook, Chapter 3 (pp11-14). PAEA.
  • Enking, P. In: Enking, P. (Ed), Gorney, C., Murphy, E., Patton, C., and Sivahop, J. . The clinical educator role. The Clinical Educator Handbook, Chapter 1 (pp 3-5). PAEA.
  • Enking P.J. In: Richard W. . Outpatient coding for medical services. Dehn & David Asprey, Eds; Essential: Clinical Procedures, 3rd Edition, Chapter 38 (pp.404-416). Elsevier.

2012

  • Kemle, K. and Enking, P. . New National Recognition Program: PAEA and AAPA Honor Preceptors. PA Professional, Special Issue, p.26.

2010

  • Snyder, J., Lucich, J., Zorn, J., Enking, P., Barnett, J. and Fahringer, D. . Clinical Coordination and the Experiential Year in Physician Assistant Education. Journal of Physician Assistant Education, Vol. 21(4):23-29.

2004

  • Enking, P.J., Harmer-Beem, M., Pardue, K.T., and Turcato, N. . A Model for an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to clinical faculty development. Journal of Faculty Development, Vol. 19(3), 1.

2002

  • Pardue, K., Harmer-Beem, M., Enking, P.J., and Turcato, N. . A Team Approach to Fostering Interdisciplinary Educational Experiences. Paper presented to National Academies of Practice and Interdisciplinary Health Care Team conference, Arlington, VA.

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