Paul Jordan

Associate Professor, Director of Physician Assistant Program


Paul M. Jordan, M.D., FAAFP is a Family Medicine specialist who practiced in Orange County, California for over twenty-five years prior to coming to Faulkner University to develop the new Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies program.  Dr. Jordan is a native of southern California.  After graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Cal State University at Long Beach, he completed his medical school training at the University of Southern California in 1985.  Postgraduate training included an internship and residency in Family Practice, followed by four years active duty in the U.S. Air Force.

Dr. Jordan has been working with Physician Assistants since 1988.  His passion for teaching started in 1990 when he served as full-time faculty for two years at the Family Practice Residency Program at R. L. Thompson Strategic Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas.  After his honorable discharge from the Air Force in 1992, Dr. Jordan joined a thriving Family Medicine group in Yorba Linda, California.

Dr. Jordan is extremely active with church, family, and community commitments including having served as an elder at the Yorba Linda Church of Christ; serving as Chief of Staff at Placentia-Linda Hospital (2003-2006); and at various times in his career serving as Medical Director of Physician’s Care of California, Board Member of the Orange County Medical Association’s Member Services Board, Medical Director of the Mesotherapy Institute of Technology, and holding clinical faculty positions at the University of California Irvine Medical School, Western University, and Marshall B. Ketchum University.