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Kristine Elizabeth Burgess, MS, PA-C

Instructor & Director of Didactic Education

Kristine Burgess, MS, PA-C is a 2010 graduate of the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science Physician Assistant Program. Following graduation she has worked in family medicine in several locations in Lake Country including working with under-served populations. While working in family medicine she served as a clinical year preceptor for RFUMS PA Program where she discovered her love of teaching and advising future physician assistants. After three years of acting as a clinical preceptor, she joined the PA Program as a part-time Instructor in early 2014. Shortly after joining the PA Department, she started her full-time role as Director of Didactic Education. Kristine's medical interests include: pediatrics, lifestyle modification, plant-based nutrition, exercise physiology, patient-provider communication & patient motivation, complementary medicine, and dermatology.

Curriculum Vitae

Courses (2015-2016)

Summer

HPAS 538 Introduction to Clinical Medicine for Physician Assistants - Co-course coordinator

Fall

HPAS 501 General Medicine & Infectious Disease I - Course coordinator & Dermatology unit coordinator

HPAS 515 Psychosocial Aspects of Patient Care - Course coordinator

HPAS 650 Complementary Medicine - Course coordinator

Winter

HPAS 510 General Medicine & Infectious Disease II - Course coordinator & Hematology/Oncology unit coordinator

HPAS 512 Clinical Decision Making I - Co-course coordinator

HPAS 513 Physical Examination-Co-course coordinator

Spring

HPAS 520 General Medicine & Infectious Disease - Course coordinator & Orthopedics & Rheumatology unit coordinator

HPAS 522 Clinical Decision Making II - Co-course coordinator

HPAS 646 Advanced Physical Examination - Co-course coordinator