Amy E. Baker

Amy E. Baker
Associate Program Director
Associate Professor
Physician Assistant
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Amy Baker was the first graduate of the Philadelphia University Physician Assistant Program to return to teach. She started as a student in the 5 year B.S. in Health Sciences to M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies program in 1999.  After graduating in 2004, she worked full-time in a family practice setting in Cherry Hill, NJ for approximately two years. During her time in full time family practice she began teaching as an adjunct faculty member at Philadelphia University in the Physical Diagnosis lab and was also a preceptor for Physician Assistant students from Philadelphia University and medical students from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Amy is currently an Associate Professor in the Philadelphia University Physician Assistant Program where she teaches Pathophysiology, Clinical Medicine, Clinical Reasoning, and the women’s health and pediatrics modules of Clinical Disciplines Overview. She is also the Pre-Professional PA coordinator, working to improve the education of the 5 Year BS/MS students. She continues to work clinically with Talamo Family Practice Group in Collegeville, PA.


  1. “Oh My Gosh, I have Diabetes? An Experiential Experience for Teaching Patient Education.”  Physician Assistant Education Association Educational Forum 2009.

  2. “Pediatric Education From Both Sides of the Atlantic.”  A collaborative presentation with 3 PA Programs in the US and the UK.  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum 2011.

  3. *“Trauma-Informed Pediatric Care.” An Interdisciplinary Experience with Community and Trauma Counseling, Occupational Therapy, and Physician Assistant Students.  Nexus Learning Grant Awardee 2016.