Karen Jane Hills

Professor Emeritus in Family Medicine and Community Health
800 South Duke Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 668-6400
karen.hills@duke.edu

Ms. Hills is professor emeritus in the Department of Community and Family Medicine. She currently serves as the chief of educational development for the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) located in Washington, DC. Ms. Hills works with PA programs across the country to provide faculty development training and consultation including many Duke PA faculty who serve as faculty development facilitators.

Education and Training

  • American University, M.S. 1988
  • Wake Forest University, P.A.- C. 1999

Publications

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Goldgar C, Hills KJ, VanderMeulen SP, Snyder JA, Kohlhepp WC, Lane S. Using the Core Competencies for New Physician Assistant Graduates to Prioritize Admission Criteria for PA Practice in 2025.. J Physician Assist Educ. 2019 Jun;30(2):111–7.

Brenneman AE, Goldgar C, Hills KJ, Snyder JH, VanderMeulen SP, Lane S. Noncognitive Attributes in Physician Assistant Education. The Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 2018 Mar;29(1):25-34.

Ragan P, Hills K, Bushardt R, Colletti T, Sekhon L, Becker R, Beard C, Gindoff A. The North Carolina physician assistant program directors council - Collaboration, collegiality, and scholarship. Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 2018 Jan 1;29(2):132-134.

Lohenry KC, Brenneman A, Goldgar C, Hills KJ, VanderMeulen S, Lane S, Ziegler O, Barwick TA, Fletcher S. “Entrustable professional activities” Authors’ Response. Journal of Physician Assistant Education. 2017 Sep 1;28(3):123-. (Letter)

Hooker RS, Cawley JF, Carpenter D, Chalupa RL, Maurer BT, Hills KJ. A cardiology PA home care program. JAAPA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS. 2017 May;30(5).

Lohenry KC, Brenneman A, Goldgar C, Hills KJ, VanderMeulen SP, Lane S, Ziegler O, Barwick TA, Fletcher S. Entrustable Professional Activities: A New Direction for PA Education?. The Journal of Physician Assistant Education : the Official Journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 2017 Mar;28(1):33-40. PubMed Central PMCID: 28166104.

Everett CM, Martinez-Bianchi V, Morgan P, Gradison M, Hills K, Weigle NJ, Dieter PM, Hull S, Strand de Oliveira J, Michener L. Dr Carek's Commentary on Training PAs and NPs. Family medicine. 2016 Oct;48(9):742-743. PubMed PMID: 27740681. (Letter)

Everett C, Martinez-Bianchi V, Morgan P, Gradison M, Hills K, Weigle N, Dieter P, Hull S, Strand de Oliveira J, Michener J. Dr. Carek's Commentary on Training PAs and NPs. Family medicine. 2016 Oct 1;48(9):742-743. (Scholarly Commentary)

Hudak NM, Scott V, Spear SB, Hills KJ. Reinventing the Wheel: One Program's Approach to Redesign of Didactic Courses. The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 2015 Dec;26(4):204-207. PubMed PMID: 26859903.

Gradison M, Hills K. Medical Directors' Roles in the Strategic Planning for Physician Assistant Education. The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association. 2015 Sep;26(3):159-160. PubMed PMID: 26309210.

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