Associate Director (Delaware)
Christopher Sim has been a member of the faculty at Arcadia University since 1999 and is currently Director of Clinical Education for both campuses of the Physician Assistant Program. Professor Sim served as the founding Associate Director and Site Manager of the Program's Christiana, Delaware campus from 2006-2013. Prior to becoming an educator, he had been a Firefighter/Paramedic, Emergency Services Administrator, and a Physician Assistant in Emergency Medicine. Professor Sim is has served as an officer in the US Army Reserve with active duty during Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom and is a member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. Professor Sim has special interest in the globalization of the Physician Assistant concept and disaster response. He has lectured internationally on these topics. Professor Sim lectures in and has coordinated multiple courses and is co-course coordinator for the Evidence Based Practice course for both campuses.
His committee service at Arcadia includes the university Judicial Board, Affirmative Action Committee, Preview Committee, Landmarks Committee, and as a member of the College of Health Sciences Chairs and Directors.
Professor Sim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of San Francisco in Management, a Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant) degree from Hahnemann University and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Outside the university, Professor Sim maintains a clinical practice in the local community. As well as educating students on campus, he is also a preceptor for first year students during clinical experiences and for senior students during Emergency Medicine rotations.