Brigitte Schaefer, PA-C, M.P.A.S.

Brigitte Schaefer, PA-C, M.P.A.S.
Brigitte Schaefer, PA-C, M.P.A.S.Marquette University

Physician Assistant Studies, Room 410

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7734

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Brigitte Schaefer graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science. She completed her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Marquette. She has worked in emergency medicine and hospitalist medicine in the Milwaukee and Kenosha areas since graduation and has stayed connected with the Marquette PA Program through her role as an adjunct faculty member. She joined Marquette full-time as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2019.

Brigitte is passionate about public health, community engagement, patient health literacy, and holistic healthcare. She is committed to implementing Marquette’s Jesuit ideals, especially cura personalis (“care for the whole person”), and aspires to instill such principles in future Marquette physician assistants as well.


  • MPAS, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 2015
  • B.S. - Biomedical Science, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 2014

Courses Taught

  • PHAS 7145 Physician Assistant Practice
  • PHAS 7050 Introduction to Medical History and Physical Examination
  • PHAS 7092 Clinical Medicine II
  • PHAS 7093 Clinical Medicine III
  • PHAS 7115 Clinical Decision Making I
  • PHAS 7116 Clinical Decision Making II
  • PHAS 7887 Summative Clinical Assessment

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Physician Assistant Education Association
  • Society of Hospitalist Medicine


  • Licensed Physician Assistant, State of Wisconsin
  • Nationally Certified Physician Assistant