Dominique C. Murphy, MMSc, PA-C, is a Physician Assistant who was drawn to the versatility of the PA profession, and has had the opportunity to practice and precept in a variety of settings and specialties. Dominique started her career as practicing Hospitalist Medicine and then inpatient Medical Oncology at academic medical centers in Boston. From there, she pivoted to practicing primary care at a busy, urban community health center. She continues to practice primary and urgent care, with a passion for providing patient-centered, team-based care to vulnerable patient populations.

Dominique has been part of the faculty in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies since 2018. She enjoys using clinical experiences to contextualize teaching concepts and loves participating in PA Program's Team-Based Learning model.

  • BS, Human Science, graduated Magna Cum Laude, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • MMSc, Physician Associate, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Dominique has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Dominique's publications in her CV. 

Quick Recertification Series: Pilonidal Disease.

Quick Recertification Series: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Difficult Diagnosis: What is causing this pregnant patient’s rash?


In addition, Dominique has presented at conferences and industry events. Please see her CV for a complete list of presentations.

Self and Peer Assessment: More than just accountability? A re-evaluation in light of backward design at the Team Based Learning Collaborative Annual Meeting.

Do you TBL? Adventures in Team Based Learning at the Physician Assistant Education Association Annual Conference.


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Awards and Honors

Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, 2020

Physician Assistant Studies Program, MGH Institute of Health Professions