Elizabeth Young, MS, PA-C
Assistant Director of the PA Program
Clinical Assistant Professor
Elizabeth Young, MS, PA-C has been part of the Physician Assistant Program since the inaugural class entered in 2016. Initially an Adjunct Instructor in 2016, she soon began full time work with the program in 2017 as a Clinical Assistant Professor and accepted the additional role of Clinical Coordinator in 2018. In 2023, Elizabeth was named the Assistant Program Director of the Physician Assistant Department. Elizabeth obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology and pre-medicine studies with summa cum laude honors from the Franciscan University of Steubenville, in Steubenville, OH in 1998, her Physician Assistant certificate from St. Anthony’s Catholic Medical Centers in Queens, NY in 2001, and her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Education and Leadership from A. T. Still University in Mesa, AZ in 2017.
She also brings her 17 years of clinical and leadership work experience as the Director of Physician Assistants in the field of Interventional Radiology to the program. Prior teaching experience includes guest lectures at Clarkson University and Touro Medical College. Elizabeth lives with her husband and family in Hopewell Junction, NY. In her free time, Elizabeth actively volunteers her time as Chief Operations Officer of two non-profit organizations serving thousands of teens in the Catholic Church.
MS, Physician Assistant Education and Leadership, A.T. Still University
BA, Biology and pre-medicine studies, Franciscan University of Steubenville
EWTN August 2023- Divine Mercy Program appearance- Expected international air date: November, 2023.
Touro Medical College Physician Assistant Program Summer 2023- Adjunct Instructor for Imaging Module (5 weeks).
EWTN May 2022- Life on the Rock appearance televised internationally.
Camp Vertias 2021- Ireland. Presentation on Spiritual Warfare.
Clarkson University 2020, and 2021- Guest Lecturer for Introduction to Clinical Radiology I and II for Biomedical Engineering students.
Catholic Young Adults of the Hudson Valley RESTORE Conference Keynote Speaker, Mary, the Daughter of God.
Fearless Ministries- 2020- Featured Speaker, Mary, Daughter of the Father
2017-2021 New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYYSPA), Member
2019-2021 New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYYSPA), Chair of the Governance and Strategic Planning Committee, member of the Education Committee
2017-2021 American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Fellow member
2017-Present Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA), Member
2019-2021 Dutchess County Medical Society, Member
2020 Pi Alpha Honor Society Induction. Pi Alpha is the National Honor Society for Physician Assistants
2018 International family of the Year Award, Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus, Baltimore, MD
2017 Family of the Year 2017, Knights of Columbus Council, Saint Martin de Porres Parish, Poughkeepsie, NY
2014 Bishop John King Mussio Award for excellence in Catholic leadership and service to the Church, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH
1998 St. Thomas Moore Award for excellence in Catholic leadership, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, OH
1998 Alpha Chi National College Honor Society