Jane McDaniel, MS, MLS, SC

Lecturer; Director of Admissions, Yale PA Online Program

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine


Jane McDaniel joined the faculty of the Yale PA Online Program in November 2017.  She has worked as a medical technologist and is certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) as a medical laboratory scientist with an additional certification as a specialist in chemistry.  In 2015, she earned a Master of Science degree in Medical Education Leadership.  Jane has taught clinical laboratory medicine to PA students for over twenty years, been a leader in PA admissions at the program and national level for over ten years, and continues to be involved in PA education on the national level as secretary of the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) Board of Directors.  She has authored numerous articles, which have been published in JPAE, JAAPA, and Clinician Reviews, and has presented posters and been an invited speaker at local, state and national meetings.  Jane has received numerous teaching and service awards during her career, including the PAEA Outstanding Achievement Award in 2012 .  Her clinical and academic interests include laboratory medicine and interpretation of laboratory testing, problem-based learning, PA admissions, curriculum design and evaluation, and online education. 

Education & Training

MS University of New England, Medical Education Leadership (2015)
BS (Hon) Marshall University, Medical Technology (1973)

Honors & Recognition

  • Yale Med Ed Day Poster Award for Innovation in EducationYale School of Medicine (2018)

  • Associate Member in the Office of Women in Medicine and ScienceWake Forest School of Medicine (2017)

  • Katherine Anderson Society AwardWake Forest School of Medicine Physician Assistant Class of 2015 (2015)

  • Outstanding Achievement AwardPhysician Assistant Education Association (2012)

  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine Physician Assistant Program Teaching AwardWake Forest School of Medicine PA Program (2002)

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Contact Info

Jane McDaniel, MS, MLS, SC
Office Location
Yale PA Online Program100 Church Street South, Ste A250
New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Yale PA Online Program
PO Box 208083

New Haven, CT 06520-8083

Curriculum Vitae

Innovative Strategies for Clinical Microscopy Instruction-Virtual vs Light Microscopy

2018 Med Ed Day Poster presentation