Priscilla S. Marsicovetere, JD, PA-C

Program Director, Master of Physician Assistant Studies


Bryn Mawr College, Bachelor of Science, History
Vermont Law School, Juris Doctor, Law
Northeastern University, Masters, Physician Assistant Studies

The Dartmouth Institute, Certificate, The Fundamentals of Value-Based Healthcare
The Conaty Institute for Transformational Health Care Leadership, Certificate, Breakthrough Leadership Program

Phone: (603) 298-6617

Courses Taught
  • Clinical Medicine IV: Surgery Module
  • Evidence Based Medicine
  • Accessing & Understanding Medical Literature
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Medicolegal Research & Writing
  • Interprofessional Education
  • Anorectal Medicine 

Publications and Presentations


Marsicovetere P, Ivatury SJ. Anorectal Evaluations: Examining, Diagnosing & Treating Benign Anorectal Conditions. Clinician Reviews. (Accepted for publication on 6/28/2017; pending publication in the November 2017 issue.)

Marsicovetere P, Ivatury SJ, White B, Holubar SD. Intestinal Intussusception: Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment. Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2017; 30:30-39.

Holder-Murray J, Marsicovetere PS, Holubar SD. Minimally Invasive Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 Jun;21(6):1443-58.

Wallaert JB, De Martino RR, Marsicovetere PS, Goodney PP, Finlayson SR, Murray JJ, Holubar SD. Venous Thromboembolism After Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Are There Modifiable Risk Factors? Data from ACS NSQIP. Dis Colon Rectum: 2012 Nov; 55(11):1138-44.


(Future) January 2018 Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont 36th Annual Winter CME Conference: Anorectal Evaluations: Examining, Diagnosing & Treating Benign Anorectal Conditions


Peer Reviewer, Clinician Reviews Journal

Contributor, New Hampshire Society of Physician Assistants Online CME Review Questions

Lead Author, Dartmouth Hitchcock Associate Provider Census (2013, 2015)

Author, Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America eLibrary contribution: IBD Surgery: Clinical Pearls for IBD Nurses and Advanced Providers

Co-Editor, Dartmouth Hitchcock Associate Provider Quarterly Newsletter: AP Progress Notes (2015, 2016)

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of  Physician Assistants
  • American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • New Hampshire Society of Physician Assistants
  • Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont
  • Physician Assistant Education Association (Exam Writing Board, Emergency Medicine/General Surgery)

Conferences Attended

  • PAEA Program Directors 101 (2017)



  • Academic Leadership Committee


  • Ethics Committee, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Diversity Committee, Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth