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SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Physician Assistant Program

PA Faculty & Staff

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Edison Ruiz, MPH, PA-C

Assistant Professor/ Clinical Coordinator
Email: Edison.Ruiz@downstate.edu

Education:

MPH – Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
BS – SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Physician Assistant
BS – Brooklyn College, Biology

Clinical Practice:

Has more than 13 years of clinical practice experience in the Obstetrics/Gynecology, Family Medicine and Emergency Medicine Departments. He continues to practice in these areas.

Responsibilities:

Didactic instruction in the Clinical Microbiology and Immunology, Pathophysiology, Physical Diagnosis, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Adult Primary Care Medicine, Clinical Decision-Making and Clinical Skills. Clinical Coordination, Participation in Student Admissions, Student Advisement and Program Evaluation. Assisting with student admissions, student mentorship and advisement, and participating in college and campus-wide committees.  He contributes to the program's continuous self-assessment and accreditation process.