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Flannery, Kathleen

Director of Clinical Education and Associate Program Director



Katie Flannery graduated from Central Michigan University’s Physician Assistant Program in 1999, the second class of the program. She went on to practice Family Medicine locally for 10 years and after a move to Lansing, Michigan in 2009, Katie began working in Urgent Care and Orthopedics. In 2018, she was asked to return to CMU to teach in one of the history and physical examination labs. In 2020, Katie took a full-time faculty position, working in the classroom and labs with the didactic year students and as part of the clinical team. In 2022, she was named the Director of Clinical Education for the Physician Assistant Program.  Katie Flannery continues to work for an orthopedic group in Lansing, Michigan where she resides with her husband and four children.

More about Kathleen Flannery

  • Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C)
  • MS, Physician Assistant, Central Michigan University, 1999
  • BS, Biomedical Science, Grand Valley State University, 1997
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
  • Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants (MAPA)
  • Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA)
  • National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certified
  • Active Licensed Physician Assistant, Michigan

Courses Taught

  • PHA 660:  History and Physical Examination I
  • PHA 661:  History and Physical Examination II
  • PHA 662:  History and Physical Examination III
  • PHA 671:  Preventative Medicine

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