Elijah Salzer

Elijah Salzer

Clinical Professor
College of Health Professions
Physician Assistant Studies NY

Elijah Salzer

NYC

Biography

Faculty Bio

For 30 years, Dr Salzer has practiced obstetrics and gynecology as a physician assistant and has contributed to PA and medical education. He has lectured on obstetrics and gynecology at PA and midwifery programs throughout the metropolitan area, and has been invited to lecture at state, national and international meetings. Dr Salzer also continues to work clinically at Eastchester Medical Associates, P.C. in the Bronx, and at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Awards and Honors

  • New York Academy of Medicine, 2020, Elected to Fellowship
  • New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, 2009, Nominee, Lydia Martinez Collaboration Award for Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners
  • Alpha Eta Allied Health Honor Society, 2009, Member
  • Pi Alpha National Honor Society for Physician Assistants, 2008, Member
  • Long Island University Division of Physician Assistant Studies, 2006, Nominee, Frank Cartica Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Montefiore Medical Center, 1998, Nominee, Medical Director's Award
  • Long Island University, 1992, Latin Honors-Summa cum laude
  • Long Island University Division of Physician Assistant Studies, 1992, Program Director's Award (for highest GPA)
  • Long Island University Division of Physician Assistant Studies, 1992, Stanley S. Bergen, Jr., M.D. Award for Excellence in Clinical Work
  • Smith College Department of Religion and Biblical Literature, 1985, Clara Willoughby Davidson Memorial Fellowship
  • Smith College Department of Religion and Biblical Literature, 1984, Clara Willoughby Davidson Memorial Fellowship

Licensures and Certificates

  • National Certification Corporation, Added Certification of Qualification in Fetal Monitoring
  • New York State, Physician assistant license
  • New York State, Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner license
  • American Heart Association, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider
  • American Heart Association, Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider
  • United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Agency Registration
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Physician assistant-certified (PA-C)

Education

Doctor of Medical Science, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, VA, 2020

Certificate, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, 1993
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology for Physician Assistants

BS, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, 1992
Physician Assistant Studies

MA, Columbia University and the Union Theological Seminary, New York, NY, 1987
Religion

BA, Smith College, Northampton, MA, 1982
Religion and Biblical Literature

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Obstetrics and gynecology
Care of the gender diverse patient
Fertility in transgender males

Courses Taught

Past Courses

PAS 506: Hlth His & Phys. Diagnosis I
PAS 602: Clinical Medicine II
PAS 603: Clinical Medicine III
PAS 605: Basic & Lab Sciences II
PAS 606: Hlth Histry & Physcl Dgnsis II
PAS 607: Hlth Hstry & Physcl Dgnsis III
PAS 609: Surgical & Technical Skills I
PAS 610: Surgical & Technical Skills II
PAS 703: Clerkship in Women's Health
PAS 799: Clinical Year Capstone

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
Salzer, E. A. (2022, June). E. Watkins (Eds.), New York , USA:Elsevier. Vol 7 (Issue 3) , pages 533-544.
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Placental disorders
Salzer, E. A. (2022, June). E. Watkins (Eds.), New York , USA:Elsevier. Vol 7 (Issue 3) , pages 545-557.
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Fecundity in transgender men
Salzer, E. A. (2021, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Vol 34 (Issue 10) , pages 51-53.

Dynamics of suppression of CXCR4 specific HIV-1 strains by antiviral therapy.
Philpott, S., Burger, H., Brunner, C., Weiser, B., Anastos, K., Salzer, E. A., Robison, E., Sacks, H., Mathur-Wagh, U., Ramirez Kitchen, C. & Meyer, W. A. (2002, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)).

Correlating Papanicolaou Smear, Colposcopic Impression, and Biopsy: Results from the Women's Interagency HIV Study.
Massad, L. S., Schneider, M., Watts, H., Darragh, T., Abulafia, O., Salzer, E. A., Muderspach, L. I., Sidawy, M. & Melnick, S. (2001, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Journal of lower genital tract disease. Vol 5 (Issue 4) , pages 212-8.

Lack of correlation between serum retinol and genital viral burden in HIV-infected women.
French, A. L., Cohen, M. H., Weiser, B., Semba, R. D., Burger, H., Meyer, W., Robison, E., Salzer, E. A. & Anastos, K. (2001, February).

Pelvic inflammatory disease: recertification update.
Salzer, E. A. (1997). Physician assistant. Vol 1997 , pages 36-48.

Presentations

Diagnosis and management of abnormal gynecologic bleeding
Salzer, E. A. (2022, October 28). New York State Society of Physician Assistants. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Long-acting reversible contraception workshop
Salzer, E. A. & Cardaci, R. (2022, October 28). New York State Society of Physician Assistants CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Care of the gender diverse patient
Salzer, E. A. (2022, August 16). North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants 46th Annual Summer CME Conference. North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants,

Transgender student health: providing holistic care and policies
Salzer, E. A., Aiken, A., Hershner, S., Jones, J. & Hsiang Lin, T. (2022, May 31). ACHA 2022: Equity and Well-being. American College Health Association ,

Abnormal uterine bleeding
Salzer, E. A. (2022, April 30). Association of PAs in Obstetrics and Gynecology- Annual Meeting. Association of PAs in Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Pathophysiology and management of abnormal fetal heart rate patterns
Salzer, E. A. (2022, January 15). Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Contraceptive technologies for the generalist
Salzer, E. A. (2021, October 8). New York State Society of Physician Assistants CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Care of the gender minority patient
Salzer, E. A. (2021, September 7). West and South West Wales Division. British Medical Association,

Common vulvovaginal disorders
Salzer, E. A. (2021, August 18). NCAPA 45th Annual CME Conference. North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants,

LGBTQ History
Salzer, E. A. (2021, July 2). Annual Pride Meeting. City University of New York-Sophie Davis Biomedical Education Program-PA Program,

Care of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patient
Salzer, E. A. (2021, March 24). NYU Midwifery Program. Online.

Health in the LGBTQ+ community
Salzer, E. A. (2021, February 18). NYIT Student Government Association. NYIT Student Government Association,

Care of the transgender patient
Salzer, E. A. (2020, December). Weill Cornell Interprofessional Education Seminar. Weill Cornell Medical College,

Management of common vulvovaginal disorders
Salzer, E. A. (2020, October 16). New York State Society of Physician Assistants CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Care of the Transgender Patient
Salzer, E. A. (2019, November 15). Weill Cornell Medical College Interprofessional Education Seminar. Weill Cornell Medical College,

Back to Basics Gynecology
Salzer, E. A. (2019, October 25). New York State Society of Physician Assistants CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Keynote Address
Salzer, E. A. (2019, May 17). White Coat Ceremony. New York Institute of Technology,

Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy
Salzer, E. A. (2019, March 25). 32nd Charter Oak Conference. Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants,
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Back to Basics: Gynecology
Salzer, E. A. (2018, October 4). New York State Society of Physician Assistants Fall CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Back to Basics: Obstetrics
Salzer, E. A. (2018, October 4). New York State Society of Physician Assistants Fall CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

The physician assistant profession
Salzer, E. A. (2018, August 2). West and South West Wales British Medical Association Division Meeting. West and South West Wales British Medical Association,

Gynecologic challenges in the female geriatric patient
Salzer, E. A. (2018, April). 31st Annual Charter Oak Conference. Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants,

Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: what's new
Salzer, E. A. (2017). 30th Charter Oak Conference. Connecticut Academy of Physician Assistants,

Salzer, E. A. (2014). Alpha Eta Allied Health Honor Society Induction Ceremony. Alpha Eta chapter of Long Island University,

Chronic pelvic pain
Salzer, E. A. (2014). NYSSPA Fall CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Salzer, E. A. (2013). Division of Physician Assistant Studies Annual Awards Ceremony. Long Island University,

The physician assistant profession
Salzer, E. A. (2010). Pre-Health Professions Majors Luncheon Seminar. Smith College ,

A 49 year old female with metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma involving the uterine cervix.
Salzer, E. A. (2006, March). Discovery Day. Long Island University,

Complications of the antepartum course
Salzer, E. A. (2005). NYSSPA Mid-year CME Conference. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Partners in medicine: the physician-physician assistant relationship
Salzer, E. A. & Shulman, J. F. (2005). Pre-health Professions Majors Luncheon Seminar. Smith College,

Salzer, E. A. (2003). Graduate Program in Physician Assistant Studies Graduation Ceremony. Mercy College,

Salzer, E. A. (2003). Physician Assistant Program Graduation Ceremony. Weill Medical College of Cornell University,

Salzer, E. A. (2001). Division of Physician Assistant Studies Awards Ceremony. Long Island University,

Management of the abnormal Papanicolaou Smear and Management of pelvic inflammatory disease
Salzer, E. A. (1996). 24th Annual Conference of AAPA. American Academy of Physician Assistants,

The birth of Jesus of Nazareth and obstetric practices in the Ancient Near East
Salzer, E. A. (1994). Grand Rounds . Montefiore Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Differential diagnosis of abdominal pain
Salzer, E. A. (1993). CME Update. New York State Midwifery,

The anatomy and physiology of crucifixion and the death of Jesus of Nazareth
Salzer, E. A. (1993). Grand Rounds. Montefiore Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,

Topics in high risk obstetrics
Salzer, E. A. (1993). NYSSPA Mid-year CME Update. New York State Society of Physician Assistants,

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • New York Academy of Medicine [Fellow]
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics [Member]
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Caucus, American Academy of Physician Assistants [Member]
  • American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology [Member]
  • North American Menopause Society [Member]
  • Physician Assistant Educational Association [Member]
  • Gay and Lesbian Medical Association [Member]
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists [Member]
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants [Fellow]
  • New York State Society of Physician Assistants [Fellow]
  • Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology [CME Committee Member]

Department Service

  • Faculty Search Committee [Committee Chair]
  • Professional Standards Committee [Committee Member]
  • Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants [Faculty Advisor]
  • Search Committee [Committee Member]
  • Assessment Committee [Committee Member]

College Service

  • Clinical Faculty Promotions Committee Clinical Faculty Promotions Committee [Committee Chair]

University Service

  • Academic Conduct Committee [Committee Member]
  • Joint Hearing Board [Committee Member]
  • Calendar Committee [Committee Member]
  • Student Affairs Committee [Committee Member]
  • Buildings and Grounds Committee [Committee Member]
  • Grievance Committee [Committee Member]