Annie Wildermuth


Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Assistant Dean of Admissions & Recruitment
Location: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD
Research Interests:
Admissions, Equity, Student and Faculty Retention, Leadership, Emergency Medicine, Nutrition


Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedicine, Salus University, Elkins Park, PA
Master of Medical Science, Arcadia University Physician Assistant Program, Glenside, PA
Graduate Dietetic Internship, University of Saint Joseph, West Hartford, CT
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT


Dr. Anne Wildermuth is the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment in the Uniformed Services University (USU) School of Medicine and an assistant professor in health professions education. She is also a clinically practicing emergency medicine physician assistant (PA) and a registered dietitian (RD). She completed her PhD in Biomedicine from Salus University, and her dissertation focused on admissions interviews as performance predictors in medical education. Prior to joining USU, Dr. Wildermuth served in multiple medical education leadership roles, including as the Associate Program Director at the George Washington University PA Program and University of Nebraska Medical Center PA Program. She has considerable experience working in military PA education, having been the Department of Defense (DOD) Project Lead and Civilian Liaison to the US Military's Interservice PA Program at Joint Base San Antonio and the Canadian Armed Forces PA Program Civilian Liaison. She advises medical and graduate learners in the Center for Health Professions Educations (C-HPE) programs and teaches C-HPE courses in leadership, assessment, and clinical teaching. Research interests include admissions, equity, leadership, student and faculty retention, and various emergency medicine and nutrition topics. She is actively involved in the American Academy of Physician Assistants and Physician Assistant Education Association and serves as a reviewer for several medical education journals and conferences.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

Interservice Physician Assistant Program, DOD Project Lead & Civilian Liaison, 2016 - 2021

Canadian Armed Forces Physician Assistant Program, Civilian Liaison, 2019 - 2021

Associate Program Director and Assistant Professor, George Washington University PA Program, 2021-2022

Associate Program Director, Admissions Director and Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center PA Program, 2016-2021

Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP), J Warren Perry Publishing Award, 2022

University of Nebraska Medical Center CAHP Excellence in Teaching Award, 2021

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