Dr. Amy Bronson EdD, PA-C
Dean, Physician Assistant Program
West Coast University
Amy Bronson is the Campus Dean and Program Director for the Master of Physician Assistant Program at West Coast University-Texas. Prior to joining West Coast, Dr. Bronson made significant contributions as the Founding Program Director of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program at Colorado Mesa University and served as the Assistant Vice President for Research and Innovation.
Dr. Bronson has a Bachelor of Arts in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and a Master of Medical Science with Physician Assistant Certification, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership.
In the classroom and beyond, Dr. Bronson focuses on technology innovations, community-based population health, and holistic transformative care models. Her integrated team-based approach to medical care aligns with the core values of patient-centric care and innovative solutions. This commitment translates into transformative education experiences that empower students to grow their skill set to meet the diverse needs of their patients.
With a robust research background, Dr. Bronson has served as Principal Investigator on projects and grants securing over $2.5 million in federal funding. Her publications span a range of topics, including rural healthcare, medical diagnostics, mentoring, educational pedagogy, viral genomic sequencing, and altruistic testing. Her work is not confined to academia; Amy has also served on state and national professional committees and advisory boards, including Healthier Colorado, Western Colorado Area Health Education Center, American Academy of Physician Assistant Team Initiative Partner, and President for the Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants. She also has over 15 years of clinical practice experience as a PA, specializing in otolaryngology and plastic and reconstructive surgery.
Amy Bronson