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Santana, Jimmy

Title: Academic Director PA Program; and Instructor

Phone: 305-348-1549


Department(s): Physician Assistant

Where are you from?

I am from New York, New York.

How long have you been with the PA program at FIU?

I joined the program in August 2014.

Role in the PA program:

I am the Academic Director responsible for the Didactic phase and I teach Integration to Clinical Concepts I-III.


B.S. – Community Health Education

B.S. – Physician Assistant Studies

MBA- Health Care Administration

MPAS – Physician Assistant Studies 

Something unique about you:

Stroke and Turn official for Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympics; Volunteer Provider for Homeless Clinic.

Favorite Quote:

"A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind."

Clinical Interests:

Health Care for the Homeless.

Memberships and Service:

Florida Academy of Physician Assistants (FAPA)

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)

Physician Assistant for Latino Health (PALH)