Department of Physician Assistant Studies
Assistant Program Director and Philadelphia Campus Site Director
Associate Professor

Sean Guinane, DHSc, PA-C, DFAAPA


Office: 215-871-6577
Publications and Selected Works

Sean Guinane has been a PCOM faculty member since 2009. He is currently an associate professor and the serves as the Assistant Program Director and Philadelphia Campus Site Director. He has previously served as a faculty member working with both the didactic and clinical phases of the program, and as the Director of Outcomes, Assessment, and Technology.

Dr. Guinane brings a clinical perspective from practice in family medicine and urgent care to the classroom for physician assistant students, as well as an appreciation for clinical learning, having served as a preceptor for both PA and medical students while in practice.

He is a nationally certified physician assistant and licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

  • Education

    Dr. Guinane completed his Bachelor’s degree in Health Science from University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in 2003, and a Master’s degree in Health Science – Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004. In 2015, Dr. Guinane completed a Doctor of Health Science degree from A.T. Still University with a focus on education, where his research focused on transition to practice of new physician assistants.

  • Courses

    Dr. Guinane teaches across the curriculum in various medical disciplines, as well as in history taking and physical examination, and the courses in information literacy.

  • Awards

    • Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants


  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • Association of Family Practice PAs and NPs
    • Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants
    • New Jersey Society of Physician Assistants
    • LBGTPA Caucus

    Dr. Guinane has provided service to the PA profession for over a decade, including working with the AAPA’s conference planning group, the conference planning committee for PAEA and as a site visitor for ARC-PA.