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Read below to find out important facts and information about the Academy of Doctoral PAs (ADPA) Chief Executive Officer. You'll find relevant information, such as experience, highest degree earned, and direction for the organization.

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Peter Yen, DMSc, PA-C

Dr. Peter Yen, a seasoned healthcare executive, serves as the Vice President of Service
Development/Operations at Burn Reconstructive Centers of America, and Joseph M. Still Burn
centers. His journey is marked by dedication and a commitment to excellence. His remarkable
background as follows:

Education and Expertise:
Dr. Yen earned his degree in Physician Assistant Studies from D’Youville University in

He furthered his knowledge by obtaining a master’s degree in healthcare administration
from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Certified as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Dr. Yen brings a data-driven approach to his

His pursuit of Leadership training led him to complete the Doctor of Medical Science
(DMSc) program at Lynchburg University.

Clinical Experience:
Since 2001, Dr. Yen has been an integral part of level 1 trauma burn centers across the
southern region. His expertise lies in burn acute and reconstructive surgical care,
coupled with a passion for research.

His multifaceted role encompasses day-to-day operations, consultant to senior leaders,
workforce management, clinical and logistics direction, and liaise cross-functional

Strategic Vision:
Dr. Yen oversees multiple burn reconstructive centers. His responsibilities include
providing operational strategies and guidance.

His unwavering commitment lies in the core functions of development and operational
sustainability. Dr. Yen’s passion fuels his dedication to advancing burn care nationwide.
Educator and Advocate:

Driven by a desire to shape the future of healthcare, Dr. Yen actively educates upcoming
providers. His emphasis on patient-centered care, multidisciplinary team approach, and
value-based approaches resonates throughout his work.

Dr. Peter Yen’s journey exemplifies servant leadership, where expertise meets compassion, and
innovation drives progress, which helps deepens the commitment of his role as Chief Executive
Officer of Academy of Doctoral PAs Organization. His top mission is to champion doctoral PA’s
integration into healthcare leadership, promotion of entrepreneurship, while collaborating
synergistically with education and professional organization.

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