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Sep 24 2014

TEDxNYIT: Creating Harmony in a World Experiencing Tectonic Shifts

Sep 19 2014

Dynamic, Radical Solutions Needed: 2014 Cybersecurity Conference Highlights

Sep 19 2014

NYIT Engineering Professor Wins NIH Grant for Robotics Research

Sep 17 2014

NYIT Holds Convocation for Medical and Health Professions Students

Sep 11 2014

NYIT Medical Researcher Wins NIH Grant for Cardiac Studies

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