Kristen Will

Director + Clinical Assoc Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Student Information

Graduate Student
Nursing and Healthcare Innovation
Edson Col of Nurs & Hlth Innov

Biography

Ms. Will serves as the Director of Clinical Programs and Accreditation with oversight of Continuing Professional Education within the College of Health Solutions and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Science of Health Care Delivery. Prior to her tenure at ASU, she worked clinically as a senior Physician Assistant in the Division of Hospital Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to her experience in Hospital Medicine, she practiced in Cardiovascular Surgery and primary care. 

 

Along with her clinical duties, she was the Program Director of the Mayo Clinic in Arizona Post-graduate PA Fellowship in Hospital Internal Medicine and Assistant Professor in the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.  She also served on the Mayo Clinic Arizona Education Committee and led the Mayo Clinic Arizona taskforce for interprofessional education and collaborative practice.

 

She currently serves as the immediate past chair for the National Collaborative for Improving the Clinical Learning Environment (NCICLE), an ACGME affiliate organization focused in improving the clinical learning environment for all health professions. Ms. Will also serves on the Accreditation Review Commission for the education of Physician Assistants (ARC-PA) as an accreditation specialist.

 

Ms. Will is currently pursuing her PhD in Healthcare Leadership and Innovation at ASU, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation. Her research interests include interprofessional education/collaborative practice, healthcare delivery, team-based care models and the patient experience.

 

Ms. Will completed her undergraduate work in Biomedical Sciences at Western Michigan University in 1995 and her Physician Assistant training at Midwestern University, Downers Grove Campus in 1997.  She then completed her Master’s in Health Professions Education in 2001 at Midwestern University, Glendale Campus.

 

 

Education

  • PhD, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, May 2021
  • M.H.P.E. Education, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ 2001
  • P.A. Midwestern University, IL 1997 
  • Bachelor's degree. Biomedical Sciences, Western Michigan University 1995

Courses

Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCD 510 High-Value Pt-Centered Care
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
HCD 550 Capstone
HCD 592 Research
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
HCD 510 Promotion Healthy Lifestyles

Expertise Areas