Adam R. Olsen, MS, PA-C, CCDS

Adam R. Olsen, MS, PA-C, CCDS

Asst Prog Director,Director of Didactic, Clinical Asst Prof. , Physician Assistant Studies

Professional Interests

  • Primary Care Medicine
  • Preventative Care
  • Clinical Anatomy Education
  • 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)


  • 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


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

Teaching Responsibilities

    • PA 501 & 502: Medical Science I/II: Human Anatomy
    • PA 504 & 505 Principles of Medicine I/II: Pulmonology, Cardiology
    • PA 512 & 513: Diagnostic Medicine I/II: Radiology; EKG
    • PA 521 Clinical Skills & Procedures
    • PA 601 Internal Medicine
    • PA 612 Co-teach Masters Capstone

Research Interests and Grants

    • Utilizing virtual anatomy technology for health professional student education of human anatomy
    • Development of a Human Anatomy Summer Enrichment Program for High School Students

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

Adam Olsen

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Physician Assistant Studies
    Tandet Building TAND*237
    College of Health Professions
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