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Faculty: Frank Acevedo

Frank Acevedo, PA-C, M.S., DFAAPA

Assistant Professor
E-mail: facevedo@nyit.edu

 

Education

  • Master of Science, Education, Instructional Technology, NYIT, N.Y., 2000. 
  • Bachelor of Science, Health Science, Physician Assistant Program, Long Island University/The Brooklyn Hospital, 1983.
     

Academic and Clinical Appointments

  • 2007-Present: Critical Care Physician Assistant/Thoracic & Cardiovascular Service Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, N.Y. 
  • 2013-present: Assistant Professor (Tenured), NYIT, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Old Westbury, N.Y.
  • 1998-2013: Academic Coordinator/Assistant Professor (Tenured), NYIT, Department of Physician Assistant Studies, Old Westbury, N.Y.
  • 1996-2007: Senior Physician Assistant, Kingsway Orthopaedic Corporation, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1992-1996: Program Chairperson, Physician Assistant Education Program, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Woodhaven, N.Y.
  • 1983-1996: Adjunct Medical Staff, Departments of Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Medicine, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1992-1995: Assistant Director, Training and Education, Physician Assistant Department, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1990-1992: Supervising Physician Assistant, Department of Medicine, St. John's Queens Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Elmhurst, N.Y.
  • 1989-1990: Senior Physician Assistant, Surgical Critical Care/Surgical Nutrition, St. John's Queens Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Elmhurst, N.Y.
  • 1987-1989: Director, Surgical Physician Assistant Program, Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1986-1999: Per Diem Physician Assistant, Orthopaedic Surgery/Emergency Medicine, The Jamaica Hospital, Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1986-1987: Supervisor and Senior Physician Assistant, Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1986: Special Assignment Supervisor/Critical Care, Department of Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital of Brooklyn, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1984-1986: Vascular/Critical Care Physician Assistant, Department of Surgery, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
  • 1983-1984: General Surgery Housestaff, Department of Surgery, Mary Immaculate Hospital, Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens, Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
     

Current professional activities

  • Member, New York State Society of Physician Assistants
  • Founding member, Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Member Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member Physician Assistants for Latino Health
  • Member American Association of Surgical Physician Assistants
  • Member Pi Alpha Honor Society
     

Recent Publications

  • Anzalone, J., Acevedo, F. Superior Mesenteric Artery Thrombosis: What Every Clinician Should Know. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, July, 2011.
  • Acevedo, F., Health Care in a Flat World. PAEA Update. February 2006.
     

Poster Presentations

  • February 2012: Acevedo, F., DeMuro, J., Hanna, A., McNelis, J. Poster Presentation: Compliance With Head of Bed Elevation, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Houston, TX.
     

Chapter/Book Contributions

  • Acevedo, F. Surgical Review Chapter in A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants. 3rd Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2007.
  • Acevedo, F., Statler, M. General and Vascular Surgery. Lange: Questions and Answers for the Physician Assistant. 5th Edition. Appleton and Lange. 2007.
  • Acevedo, F. Reviewer for GRADRAT Questions. A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants: 3rd Edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. 2007.


Book Review

  • Reviewed chapters on Hematology, Endocrinology, and Cardiology in; A Comprehensive Review for the Certification and Recertification Examinations for Physician Assistants. Sarah Zarbock, Claire O'Connell. Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2004.
     

Recent Presentations

  • January 2012: Vascular Access Ultrasound, Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont, 31st Winter CME; Stowe, Vermont.'
  • November 2011: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go: Winning the Tenure Race, Physician Assistant Education Association; New Orleans, Louisiana
  • June 2011: Deep Vein Thrombosis: What Does the Literature Show? Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Evidence Driven Care, Association for Physician Assistants in Critical Care, Summer Critical Care Conference,;Washington, D.C.
  • March 2011: Emergency/Critical Care Applications of Ultrasound Workshop, 7th Annual Emergency Medicine Conference, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • January 2011: Vermont Academy of Physician Assistants, Ultrasound Applications in Primary Care; Manchester Village, Vermont
  • September 2010: New York State Society of Physician Assistants, Annual State Conference; Saratoga, New York; Lecture & Workshop: Ultrasound for Physician Assistants
  • July 2010: Tube Thoracostomy: Pitfalls and Practice, Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Grand Rounds, Winthrop University Hospital; Mineola, New York
  • March 2010: Cardiac Ultrasound, Venous Access, FAST Exam, 6th Annual Conference, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants; Tuscon, Arizona
  • February 2010: Cardiac Disease and Wellness, American Heart Association; Roslyn, New York
  • January 2010: Multisystem Organ Dysfunction in Cardiac Patients, Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, Winter Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • August 2009: Sepsis in Critical Care Patients: Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, Winter Meeting; Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • July 2009: Acute Lung Injury/Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Physician Assistant Surgical Grand Rounds, Winthrop University Hospital; Mineola, New York
  • April 2009: Cardiac Ultrasound, Venous Access, FAST Evaluation, 5th Annual Conference, Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants; Marco Island, Florida