Michael Huckabee, MPAS, PHD, PA-C

Physician Assistant Education

University of Nebraska Medical Center
984300 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4300
402-559-9495
michael.huckabee@unmc.edu

Academic Appointments:
Professor, UNMC College of Medicine, 2012

Degrees/Certifications: 
Doctor of Philosophy – College of Human Sciences/Leadership Studies – 2008 – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Master of Physician Assistant Studies – 1997 – University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bachelor of Science – Physician Assistant – 1983 – University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bachelor of Arts – Secondary Education/Biology – 1980 – Northwest Nazarene University

Primary Teaching Responsibilities: 
Oversee and guide planning of all PA curricula
Guest instructor in areas of specialty

Scholarly Activity:
Articles published in scholarly journals:
Huckabee M, Matkin G: Examining Intercultural Sensitivity and Competency in Physician Assistant Students, Journal of Allied Health, 41(3), 55E-61E, 2012.
Huckabee M, Wheeler D: Physician Assistants as Servant Leaders: Meeting the Underserved, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 22(4), 6-14, 2012.
Huckabee M, Wheeler D: Defining Leadership Training for Physician Assistant Education, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 19(1), 26-31, 2008.
Huckabee M, Boeve W: Meeting the Objective: Physician Assistant Education, Curriculum Objectives Resource Guide, authored Sample Goals and Objectives, Appendix: Harden 3-circle model of educational objectives, and Annotated Bibliography, 2005, Association of PA Programs.
Abbey J, Huckabee M: Techniques of Monitoring Student Clinical Experience, Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 14(2):104-106, 2003.
Abbey J, Huckabee M: Evaluations of Student/Patient Encounters during the Clinical Year, Perspective on Physician Assistant Education, 12(3):167-171, 2001.
Cui H, Huckabee M: The Updated Nursemaid’s Elbow, Surgical Physician Assistant, 7(11): 22-25, 2001.
Huckabee M: Family Physicians and Sex Education, letter. Family Physician 47(2):340, 1990.
Huckabee M: Reality Orientation vs. Fantasy Validation in Geriatric Dementias. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants 3(4):277-282, 1990.
Huckabee M, Driscoll C: Anxiety in Health and Illness. Physician Assistant 14(1):40-45, 1990.
Baker J, Oliver D, Donahue W, Huckabee M: Predicting Role Satisfaction among Practicing Physician Assistants. Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants 2(6):461-570, 1989.
Huckabee M: Physician Assistant Supervisor Regulations. Iowa Medicine 79(3):109-110, 1989.
Huckabee M: Coping With AIDS, letter. New England Journal of Medicine 318(24):1621.

POSTERS/PRESENTATIONS
Invited Lecturer, Teaching Cultural Competency in the Classroom: Raising CANE  (Cultural Awareness, Knowledge and Experience), Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum (approved for Category I CME), Seattle, WA, 2012.
Invited Lecturer, The Well-being of Physician Assistants: A Mixed Methods Study of Career Success Among the Underserved, Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Seattle, WA, 2012.
Invited Lecturer, Mapping the Course:Curriculum Mapping that Works, Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum, Seattle, WA, 2012.
Invited Lecturer, Leadership Strategies for Effective Patient Care, Physician Assistant Education Association Education Forum (approved for Category I CME), Savannah, GA, November 2008.
Invited Lecturer, Academic Convocation, Union College, Lincoln, NE, August, 2008.
Invited Lecturer, Contract Negotiations & PA Leadership. Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants Annual CME Conference, Kearney, NE, April 2008.
Invited Panelist/Lecturer, Altruistic Calling, Inaugural Servant Leadership Symposia, University of Nebraska, Nebraska City, NE, September 2007.
Invited Lecturer, Biblical Ethics for Today, 5-day series, Okoboji Lakes Bible & Missionary Conference, Okoboji, IA, August 2006, 2007 and 2011.
Invited Lecturer, Nanomedical Applications. Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants Annual CME Conference, Kearney, NE, April 2006.
Invited Lecturer, Alternative Medicines Today, and Studies in Leadership, Central Plains Society of AMT Annual Spring Meeting, Lincoln, NE, April 2006.
Invited Lecturer, Meeting the Objective: PA Education, 2004 Education Forum, Association of PA Programs, Nashville, TN, November 2004.
Tyser M, Huckabee M: Tracheobronchomalacia: Treatment Options, A Case Study, 13th Annual Clinical and Professional Poster Session, AAPA, Las Vegas, NV, June 2004.
Invited Lecturer, Nanotechnology – Is it for real? Central Plains Society of AMT Annual Spring Meeting, Lincoln, NE, April 2004.
Invited Lecturer, Update on Sexually Transmitted Infections, Central Plains Society of AMT Annual Fall Meeting, Lincoln, NE, September 2003.
Invited Panelist, Symposium for International Delegations on the PA Role, National PA Conference, AAPA, New Orleans, LA, May 2003.
Huckabee M, Abbey J: Measurement of Physician Assistant Student Contact with Underserved Patients, 11th Annual Clinical and Professional Poster Session, AAPA, Boston, MA, May 2002.
Huckabee, M, Abbey J: Developing an Effective Program for Educating Culturally Sensitive Physician Assistants, 10th Annual Clinical and Professional Poster Session, AAPA, Anaheim, CA, May 2001. 

Clinical Experience: 
Clinical PA, Lincoln Pediatric Group, Lincoln, NE, 2009 – present.
Locum tenens PA, Emergency Medicine, Family Medical Specialties, Inc., Holdrege, NE, 1997-2009.
Clinical PA, Family Medical Specialties, Inc., Holdrege, NE, 1990-1987.
Clinical PA, Grant Medical Clinic, Grant, NE, 1983-1987.

Service: 
Fellow, American Academy of Physician Assistants
Program Member, Physician Assistant Education Association
Fellow, Nebraska Academy of Physician Assistants
Reviewer, Journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association



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