Patrick Loftis, PA-C, M.P.A.S., RN

Patrick Loftis
Patrick Loftis, PA-C, M.P.A.S., RNMarquette University

Physician Assistant Studies

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-0603

Assistant Program Chair; Clinical Professor

Department of Physician Assistant Studies

Patrick Loftis joined the Marquette University Physician Assistant Program in July of 2008 as a Clinical Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Clinical Associate Professor in July of 2014 and then Clinical Professor in 2022. Before coming to Marquette, he was a hospitalist Physician Assistant at Froedtert Hospital and The Medical College of Wisconsin. He also has clinical experience in the areas of occupational, industrial, emergency, and urgent care medicine. He currently practices in occupational medicine and urgent care. His educational interests include experiential learning, specifically in using simulation and virtual reality in PA education and point of care ultrasound (POCUS). 


M.P.A.S., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, 2000
BSN, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 1998

Courses Taught

  • PHAS 7270 Diagnostics Technology (EKG Interpretation and Radiology)
  • PHAS 7091 Clinical Medicine 1 (Cardiology)
  • PHAS 7094 Clinical Medicine 4 (GU Medicine and Geriatrics)
  • PHAS 7301, 7302, 7303 Experiential Learning
  • PHAS 7997 Master’s Capstone

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow-American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2000-present
  • Fellow-Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistant Studies, 2000-present
  • Member, Physician Assistant Education Association, 2008-present
  • National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners, 2014-present
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Society of Point of Care Ultrasound

Professional Interests

  • Director at Large, Wisconsin Academy of Physician Assistants, 2010-2012
  • Wisconsin Delegate, House of Delegates, American Academy of Physician Assistants, 2013, 2015, 2016


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