Michelle Ederer

Director of Didactic Education and Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program
School: School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
Office: Center for Health Sciences 953, Ithaca, NY 14850
Specialty: Clinical Medicine

Michelle Ederer is a Principal Faculty member of the Physician Assistant Program in the School of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Ithaca College.  She is a 1997 Graduate of the Yale University School of Medicine Physician Associate Program. She has clinical experience in both primary and specialty care, including family practice, pediatric and adolescent medicine, emergency medicine, and urgent care. She currently provides clinical care at WellNow Urgent and Virtual Care Center in Camillus, New York.

Michelle recently completed her Doctor of Medial Science degree at the University of Lynchburg.  She received a Graduate Professional Certificate in Physician Associate Studies at Yale University School of Medicine. Michelle completed a Master of Arts degree in Experimental Pathology and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology at the University at Buffalo. 

As a Physician Assistant, Michelle earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQs) in Pediatrics from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.  She is currently enrolled in the American Academy of Physician Assistant Primary Care Obesity Management Certificate Program. 

In addition to her clinical career as a PA, Michelle has been involved in Leadership and Advocacy for the Profession, serving on the New York State Society of Physician Assistants as Secretary, President-Elect, President, and Past President. She is passionate about community service, life-long learning, and mentorship. She is a Provider Mentor for the WellNow Fellowship Program.  She currently serves as Programs and Grants Chair for the Skaneateles Education Foundation and is President of the Skaneateles Central School District Middle School Parent Teacher Committee.  She lives in Skaneateles, New York with her husband and two sons.