Claire Hull, MHS, PA-C

Assistant Professor

Claire Hull

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 Clinical Practicum and Clinical Medicine Tutorials courses in the didactic year. She also teaches first year students in several courses, including Physical Diagnosis and Principles of Professional Practice. Claire also has responsibilities in the clinical year, including curricular development and assessment.

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 and as a hospitalist and currently works part-time in an urgent care clinic.

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

Selected Publications and Presentations:

Hull CE and McLellan AR. Acute and Current Bacterial Vaginosis.  Clinician Reviews 2016; 26(1):43-44,46-48.

Hull CE and Stilp C.  The Role of the Clinical Site Visit in Assessing Student Competencies. Presentation at the Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum November 2013.

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 2010; 20(4):18-23.