Claire Hull, MHS, PA-C

Assistant Professor

Claire Hull joined the faculty in April 2006.  She has a joint appointment as an assistant professor in the Division of Physician Assistant Education and in the Department of Family Medicine.  

Claire is the course director for the Principles of Professional Practice and Clinical Practicum courses in the didactic year. She also teaches first year students in several courses, including Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Medicine Tutorials. In addition to helping develop the curriculum in the clinical year and recruit clinical training sites, Claire oversees the clinical year “callbacks” and is the director of the medical errors course.  

After graduating from the Duke University Physician Assistant Program in 1995 with a Master in Health Sciences degree, Claire practiced in a community health clinic on an Indian reservation in rural Oregon for four years. During this time Claire served as a clinical preceptor for OHSU physician assistant students, and also served on the admissions committee for the program. 

Since 2000 Claire has enjoyed working full-time in PA education. Prior to joining the OHSU faculty she was the academic coordinator at the University of Alabama at Birmingham PA Program and the Assistant Director for the Didactic Curriculum at Yale University PA program. She has received several honors for her commitment to PA education. Clinically, Claire has worked in family medicine, urgent care, and as a hospitalist.  

In addition to her responsibilities at OHSU, Claire participates as a committee member of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA). She has also been actively involved in the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA).  

Selected Publications and Presentations: 

Rothschild E and Hull CE. The Clinical Preceptor’s Tool Kit: Resources & Tips for Clinical Preceptors. Presentation at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference in Toronto, Ontario. May 26, 2012.  

Kenney-Moore P, Hull CE, Grady-Weliky TA. Interprofessional Inpatient Clinical Education: A Preliminary Inquiry of Student Impressions. J Physician Assist Educ 2011;23(1):52e  

Hull CE and McHugo J. The Balancing Act: Techniques and Tips for Clinical Preceptors. Presentation at the American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference. May 30, 2010. Atlanta, GA.  

Hull CE. Systemic lupus erythematosus: A clinical overview. Clinician Reviews April 2010; 20(4):18-23.

Hull CE. Update on community acquired pneumonia.  Clinician Reviews, Sept 2007;17(9):28-36.