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2023 Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumnus Award – School of Health Professions

Elissa L. Love, M.S., PA-C ’96

Elissa L. Love, M.S., PA-C ’96, is an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine in the School of Health Professions’ Physician Assistant (PA) Program. Her primary academic focus is on didactic and clinical education of PA students. In the PA Program, she serves as didactic course coordinator for Women’s Health, clinical coordinator for the Obstetrics/Gynecology clerkship, primary mentor for student master’s research projects, didactic instructor and student advisor. Ms. Love also serves as the director of Admissions for the PA Program, co-chair of the PA Program Admissions Committee and recruitment representative. Her current research efforts focus on inclusive student recruitment, with multiple regional, national and international presentations on innovative recruitment strategies during the pandemic.

She additionally serves as a Baylor Inclusion and Equity Ambassador, representing the School of Health Professions. Ms. Love is a physician assistant in the Department of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, where she currently provides patient care in the Post-Covid Care Clinic and previously in the Covid Clinic@Home. She also served many years as a PA in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor Family Medicine and nearly a decade prior in outpatient internal medicine before returning to Baylor in 2005. Ms. Love earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Baylor in 1996.

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