Susan Cappelmann

Susan Cappelmann, MS, MT (ASCP), PA-C

Assistant Clinical Professor, Associate Director
Physician Assistant Program
163 William Street, 5th floor
New York, NY 10038

Phone: 212-618-6045
Office Hours: Please schedule via email

      Susan Cappelmann


Master of Science in Advanced Physician Assistant Studies, AT Still University
Physician Assistant Certificate, St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers Physician Assistant Program
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology/Bacteriology, Wagner College, Magna cum Laude

Professional Experience:

Assistant Clinical Coordinator, St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers PA Program, Fresh Meadows, New York,
June 1998 – December 2001
Physician Assistant, Saint John’s Family Health Center, Rego Park, New York, July 1998- February 2009
Physician Assistant, St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers Emergency Department at Mary Immaculate Hospital, Jamaica, New York and Saint John’s Queens Hospital, Elmhurst, New York, January 1998- June 2000
Senior Microbiologist, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, January 1991- July 1995
Senior Medical Technologist, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York, February 1980- December 1990
Medical Technologist, Waterbury Hospital Health Center, Waterbury, Connecticut, August 1978 - December 1980

Courses Taught:

Psychosocial Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Basic Sciences & Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Applications


American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Grant awarded March 2010
Rizzolo D, Sedrak M, Cappelmann S: Partnering With PACE to Prevent Childhood Obesity.

Professional Presentations:

"Go where no PA Has Gone-Career Options Panel” – representing PA’s in Education, NYSSPA Fall Conference October 2005, Spring Conference March 2006, and Fall October 2007.
Faculty Development Workshop Facilitator “Hot Topics in PA Education”, NYSSPA Fall CME Conference September 2006, September 2008, and September 2009
“Conflict Resolution as a PA Student” presented at NYSSPA Fall Conference October 2007
“From Clinician to Academia” presented at NYSSPA Fall CME Conference September 2009
Poster Presentation “Partnering With PACE to Prevent Childhood Obesity”, AAPA Annual CME Conference May 2011 and NYSSPA Fall CME Conference September 2011
Complexities of Dying in the Current Health Care System – panel member, The Energia Partnership Health Care Workshop August 2011

Professional Service Contributions:

Chair of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA) Education Committee since 2008