Stephane P. VanderMeulen, MPAS, MA, PA-C
Stephane P. VanderMeulen, MPAS, MA, PA-C

Stephane P. VanderMeulen, MPAS, MA, PA-C

Associate Professor
Program Director, Physician Assistant Program
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus

Expertise/Specializations

  • Family Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery/Sports Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Health Professions

Position

  • Associate Professor

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Kohllhepp, W., Brenneman, A. and VanderMeulen, S. (2017). Physician Assistant Relationship to Physicians. In R. Ballweg, D. Brown,  D. Vetrovsky & T. Ritsema Physician Assistant, A Guide to Clinical Practice . Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders.  ISBN- 978-0-323-40112-8, Elsevier, 6th Edition, Chapter 7, 71-80, 2017
  • Kohllhepp, W., Brenneman, A. and VanderMeulen, S. (2013). Physician Assistants and Supervision. In R. Ballweg, E. Sullivan, & D. &. Brown, Physician Assistant, A Guide to Clinical Practice.  ISBN-13: 9781455706570, Elsevier, 5th Edition, Chapter 53, 739-748, 2013

Articles

  • Hills, K., VanderMeulen, S., Snyder, J., Kohlhepp, W., Alexander, L., Lane, S. Reimagining Physician Assistant Education, Journal of Physician Assistant Education 31(3): 126-132, 2020. doi: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000320, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 31(3), 126-132, 2020
  • Goldgar, C, Hills, K., VanderMeulen, S., Snyder, J., Kohlhepp, W., Lane, S. "Using the Core Competencies for New Physician Assistant Graduates to Prioritize Admission Criteria for PA Practice in 2025," The Journal of Physician Assistant Education: June 2019 - Volume 30 - Issue 2 - p 111-117 doi: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000255, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 30(2), 111-117, 2019
  • Brenneman, A., Goldgar, C., Hills, K., Snyder, J., VanderMeulen, S. et al. Noncognitive Attributes in Physician Assistant Education, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 29 (1), 25-38, 2018
  • Lohenry, K.C., Brenneman, A., Goldgar, C., Hills, K.J., VanderMeulen, S.P, et al. “Entrustable Professional Activities: A New Direction for PA Education?” , Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 28(1), 1-8, 2017
  • Keim Janssen S.A., VanderMeulen S.P., Shostrom V.K., Lomneth C.S. “Enhancement of Anatomical Learning and Developing Clinical Competence of First-Year Students”, Anatomical Sciences Education, Vol 7, 181-190, 2014
  • Keim Janssen S, VanderMeulen S, Brown D, Hands-On Lightly Embalmed Cadaver Lab for Teaching Knee Aspiration/Injection. , MedEd Portal - AAMC, http://www.mededportal.org/publication/9187, 2011

Presentations

  • Midcareer and Nowhere to Go. Graham, K., Schempp, A., VanderMeulen, S.  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum. Virtual Meeting., 2020
  • Reflections on a PA Entrance Exam: Does the Profession Need One?  VanderMeulen, S., Hills, K., Snyder, J., Kohlhepp, W., Mustone-Alexander, L., Bowser, J.  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum. Virtual Meeting. , 2020
  • Reimagining Physician Assistant Education. Hills, K.,  VanderMeulen, S., Snyder, J., Kohlhepp, W., Mustone-Alexander, L.; Physician Assistant Education Education Annual Education Forum, Washington, DC., 2019
  • Core Competencies for Physician Assistant Graduates, Panel Presentation.  VanderMeulen, S., Buchs, S., Sivahop, J. Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Forum, Anaheim, CA, 2018
  • Using PA Graduate Competencies to Prioritize Cognitive and Noncognitive Variables in the Selection of Applicants for Practice in 2025,  Goldgar, C., Hills, K. VanderMeulen, S., Snyder, J., Kohlhepp, W.  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Forum, Anaheim, CA, 2018
  • Noncognitive Attributes Needed for Success from Matriculation to Clinical Practice, Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum, Denver, CO, 2017
  • Navigating New Program Development, Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum, Denver, CO.  , 2017
  • Entrustable Professional Activities, Lohenry, K.C., Brenneman, A., Goldgar, C., Hills, K.J., VanderMeulen, S.P.  Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Education Forum, Minneapolis, MN, 2016
  • Education and Assessment of Physician Assistants, American Medical Association Annual House of Delegates Meeting, Chicago, IL
     , 2015
  • Why the PA Profession is Right for You, Keynote speaker, 12th Annual University of California at Davis Pre-Medical and Pre-Health Professions National Conference, Davis, CA, 2014
  • The Role of the Capsule and Glenohumeral Ligaments in Shoulder Instability. 29th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, St. George’s University, Grenada., 2012
  • A Mobile Lightly-embalmed Cadaver Lab: A Possible Model For Training Rural Providers. Zeger, WG, Travis P, Wadman MC, Lomneth CS, Keim SA and VanderMeulen SP. 2nd Annual Great Plains Regional Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, 2011
  • Keim Janssen, S.A. and VanderMeulen S.P., “Competence and Confidence Increases With Clinical Skills Testing in the Gross Anatomy Lab.”  28th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, Columbus, OH. (poster presentation), 2011
  • Keim-Janssen, S.A. and VanderMeulen S.P., “Lightly Embalmed Cadavers Promote Confidence and Competency for Performing Clinical Skills.”  Spring Meeting of the Central Group of Educational Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges, Omaha, NE. (poster presentation), 2011
  • Millennial Students: A Positive Approach, PAEA Annual Education Forum, Baltimore, MD, 2010
  • A Mobile Lightly-embalmed Cadaver Lab: A Possible Model For Training Rural Providers. Zeger, WG, Travis P, Wadman MC, Lomneth CS, Keim SA and VanderMeulen SP. 2nd Annual Great Plains Regional Meeting of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, 2010
  • Keim Janssen, S.A. and VanderMeulen, S.P., “Confidence and competence of Physician Assistant students’ performance of knee aspiration/injection using lightly embalmed cadavers vs. video training: A pilot study”, 27th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, Honolulu, HI. (poster presentation)
     , 2010

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Title: Affordable Care Act: Expansion of Physician Assistant Training Program ID Number: HRSA 10-278 Funding Agency: DHHS/HRSA
  • Physician Assistant Training in Primary Care ID Number: HRSA 10-237 Funding Agency: DHHS/HRSA *Scored, not funded