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Virginia Joslin, PA-C, MPH

Director, Special Projects
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine: Administration

Mailing Address:
Emory Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
718 Gatewood Rd. NE
Floor 1
Atlanta, GA 30322


Clinical Service Contributions: 

Emory Family Medicine Clinic Dunwoody: 2000-present (prn) 

Good Samaritan Health Center, Atlanta, GA: Volunteer Faculty Preceptor, 2001-present


1983    BMSc, Emory University, Physician Assistant Program 

1992    MPH, Behavioral Science and Health Education, Emory School of Public Health

1986   Fellowship: Geriatric Education for Physician Assistant Faculty, Stanford Univ.

1995   Leadership Training Institute, Assoc. of PA Programs, St. Francis College, Loretto, PA.

Academic and Clinical Appointments:

Assistant Professor, CT, Emory Department Family and Preventive Medicine

Clinical appointments:  Emory University Clinic;  Atlanta VAMC, WOC appointment

Other Administrative Appointments:

Director, Special Projects, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Emory School of Medicine

Previous Administrative Appointments:

Executive Vice Chair for Development, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 2007-2011

Division Chief and Director, Physician Assistant Program, Department of Family and Preventive

Medicine, 1991-2007                   

PA Faculty Liaison to the Emory PA/MPH Dual Degree Program, 2006-2011

Select Honors and Awards:

Emory, School of Medicine, 2010 Dean’s Teaching Award

American Academy of PAs: 1999 Paragon Award, PA Educator of the Year,

Georgia Association of Physician Assistants, Educator of the Year award,1996

Select Grant Support:

U.S Department of Veteran’s Affairs: PA Postgraduate Residency Program in 

 Patient Centered Medical Home Model at the Atlanta VAMC, ~$125,000/Yr, 2012-2015 

Clinical Interests:

Primary Care

Preventive Medicine

Applied Public Health

Teaching Interests:


EKG Interpretation

Heart Sounds Interpretation

Patient Centered Medical Home

Community Health Leadership

Faculty Leadership Development

Research Interests:

PA Education

Faculty Development

Patient Centered Medical Home model of health care delivery

Community-based Interdisciplinary Primary Care

Community Health Leadership,

Interdisciplinary Team Health Care


Professionalism in Medicine.