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Pace Perks for the College of Health Professions

You may be eligible to apply for a courtesy appointment as a clinical associate faculty member. Please check for the requirements and the application.

  • In person access to campus library services. You will have access to hard/desk copies of current literature and in person resources. To gain in-person access, you must apply for a PACE ID. Please contact the academic clinical coordinator for more information.
  • Free entry or discounted tickets to Schimmel Theater Shows in New York City. For discounts, you must apply for a PACE ID. Please contact the academic clinical coordinator for more information.
  • Free entry or discounted tickets to Pace Setters sporting events in Pleasantville for information contact your academic clinical coordinator or JR Pouncey at
  • Professional Development
    • CHP offers numerous professional development workshops throughout the academic year. You will be invited to attend these workshops. You will also be invited to CHP Scholarship Day which includes poster presentations featuring the latest research in the College of Health Professions. For more information, please contact the academic clinical coordinator or the Center for Strategic Initiatives and Grants (CSIG) at (914) 773-3726.
  • Wellness
    • Free online/in person classes to meet your wellness needs, including Kickboxing, Yoga, Toning, Bootcamp. You must sign up for a PACE ID. For the link to Zoom, please email JR Pouncey.
  • Mindfulness Resources
    • Dr. Sophie R. Kaufman, DPS, MBA, is a Certified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher, trained at the Mindfulness Center at Brown University School of Public Health and at the University of Massachusetts.
    • Medical School Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, HealthCare, and Society (CFM). Please check our resources and information page.

Program-Specific Perks


  • Completion of ANCC Preceptorship Verification Form\We will complete this form to document precepted clinical hours. For a completed form, please email Jane Dolan (director of Graduate Clinical Placement and Recruitment).
  • A chance to win an Apple product during our regular drawings. The Lienhard School of Nursing will enter preceptor names into a raffle to win Apple products three times a year. All preceptor names are entered once for each student they have precepted, so the more students precepted, the better the odds of winning.
  • Alumni/Preceptor Reception: The Lienhard School of Nursing holds an annual reception for alumni/preceptors at the New York State Nurse Practitioner Conference. Information will be sent to all preceptors when it becomes available.

Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Completion of CPEU Preceptorship Verification Form (RDNs only)
  • 1-25 Contact Hours (1 CPEU)
  • 26-50 contact hours (2 CPEUs)
  • 51 and greater contact hours (3 CPEUs)
  • Special Guest admission rates to professional development workshops

Occupational Therapy Program

  • 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) per Level I student and 1 unit per 1 week of Level II fieldwork supervision (up to a max of 18 units per fieldwork over 3 years) towards NBCOT recertification.
  • Access to MOTEC Clinical Education events worth continuing education credits
  • Special Guest admission rates to Professional Development Workshops

Physicians Assistant Program

  • AAPA Category 1 CME Credits for Clinical Teaching (PA Pleasantville LV ONLY)
    • Preceptors are eligible for a maximum of 10 category 1 CME credits per calendar year. CME credits are currently limited to preceptors who are licensed and practicing physician assistants. For additional information, please contact Mary Anne Aylward, Clinical Education Coordinator.

Communication Sciences and Disorders

  • An invitation to attend the Greater New York Council of Academic Clinical Educators in Communication Sciences and Disorders annual conference is offered to supervisors at a reduced rate.

To become a preceptor, supervisor, or fieldwork educator, please contact the clinical coordinator for your program.

Lienhard School of Nursing

Jane Dolan MSN, RN
Graduate Clinical Placement and Recruitment


Amy Olsen
Program Coordinator
Graduate Clinical Placement


Laura M. Hernandez, MSN, RN
Associate Director
Graduate Clinical Support


Health Science Program

Ned Noyes,
Health Science Fieldwork Coordinator

Merlyn Dorsainvil, DHSc, MS, MPH, RN,
Clinical Associate Professor, Fieldwork Director

Nutrition and Dietetics

Jessica Tosto
Department Chair
Clinical Coordinator


Occupational Therapy

Jennifer Tokash
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator

Physician Assistant In Pleasantville

Mary Anne Aylward
Director of Clinical Education and
Clinical Associate Professor


Gina Cascarano
Clinical Staff Associate

Physician Assistant Program, NYC

Emily McInerney
Clinical Program Coordinator

Hayley Kovner
Clinical Program Coordinator

Communication, Sciences, Disorders

Amy Kantor
Clinical Externship Manager

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