Adam R. Olsen, MS, PA-C

Adam R. Olsen, MS, PA-C

Director of Didactic Education

Professional Interests:

  • Primary Care Medicine
  • Preventative Care
  • Congestive Heart Failure Management
  • Cardiac Device Management

Primary Professional Service/Affiliations:

  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants (ConnAPA)
  • Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiology (APAC)

Specialties:

  • Cardiology/Electrophysiology
  • Emergency Medicine

Degrees and Certifications

    • M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, 2016, Touro College School of Health Sciences, NY
    • B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, 2002, Touro College School of Health Sciences, NY
    • B.S. in Biology, 1999, University at Albany, NY

    Certifications:

    • National Board Certified Physician Assistant
    • Board Certified Cardiac Device Specialist (CCDS), 2013, International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Teaching Responsibilities

    • PA 501 & 502: Medical Science I/II: Human Anatomy
    • PA 504 & 505 Principles of Medicine I/II: Pulmonology, Cardiology
    • PA 510 & 511: Patient Assessment & Clinical Reasoning I/II
    • PA 512 & 513: Diagnostic Medicine I/II: Radiology; EKG
    • PA 521 Clinical Skills & Procedures

Research Interests and Grants

    • Utilizing virtual anatomy technology for health professional student education of human anatomy
    • Teaching quality PA student physical examination skills

Awards and Fellowships

    • Phi Alpha Honor Society for Physician Assistants
    • Preceptor of the Year Award 2016, University of Bridgeport PA Program
    • Summa Cum Laude, Touro College School of Health Sciences PA Program
    • Valedictorian, Touro College School of Health Sciences PA Program

Publications and Presentations

    • April 2016: ConnAPA annual conference CME presentation – Updates in CHF Management, Groton CT
    • April 2015: ConnAPA annual conference CME presentation – Interesting Case Studies in Cardiology, Newport RI
    • January 2015: University of Bridgeport PA Program Board Review Course – PANCE: The basics & what to expect, Bridgeport, CT
    • November 2014: St. Vincent’s Medical Center Grand Rounds – Blood Transfusion Guidelines in the Cardiac Patient, Bridgeport CT
    • April 2011: ConnAPA annual conference CME presentation – Preoperative Risk Stratification in the Cardiac Patient, Groton CT
    • October 2010: St. Vincent’s Medical Center Nursing Education – Introduction to Pacemakers & Defibrillators, Bridgeport CT
Adam Olsen

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Physician Assistant Studies
    Stamford Hosp. Tandet 238
    College of Health Professions
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