Quinnipiac University
Philip Robert Martinez, Jr.

Clinical Assistant Professor Nursing

Director of Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Director, Accelerated Nursing Program

A graduate of the University of New Haven with a bachelor’s degree in law enforcement science (1999), Philip Martinez changed his career path and enrolled in Yale School of Nursing’s Graduate Entry Prespecialty in Nursing (GEPN) program, earning a certificate in nursing in 2002, a MSN as an acute care nurse practitioner in 2006, and a Doctor of Education degree from Southern Connecticut State University in 2015. He is an American Nurses Credentialing Center board certified acute care nurse practitioner, and holds certifications as a critical care registered nurse and a cardiac medicine certification from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. Phil also serves on the board of commissioners for the Commission for Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) as chair of the board and also serves as co-chair of the accreditation review committee at CCNE.

Currently, Dr. Martinez is an Assistand Clinical Professor in Nursing at Quinnipiac University and holds a clincical position as an acute care nurse practitioner in the department of pulmonary & critical care medicine at Middlesex Hospital. In 2009, he was the recipient of the Middlesex Hospital Family Practice Medicine’s Support Person Award, and in 2015 was named Nurse of the Year and also recognized as an innovator in advanced practice nursing by Middlesex Hospital. Martinez is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the National League for Nursing, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Heart Association Council on Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation, and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.
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  • BS, University of New Haven
  • MS, Yale School of Nursing
  • EDD, Southern Connecticut State University

Areas of Expertise

  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Administration
  • Interprofessional Education & Simulation
  • Medical/Surgical Nursing
  • Nursing Education


  • Nursing

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci

Mail Drop

  • NH-HSC


Quinnipiac University

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing

North Haven, CT, USA

2021 - Present

Yale University

Lecturer in Nursing and Graduate Entry Pre-Specialty in Nursing Program Director

New Haven, CT, USA

2012 - 2021

Middlesex Hospital

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Middletown, CT, 06457

2008 - Present

Yale University

Part-time Lecturer in Nursing

New Haven, CT, USA

2006 - 2012

Yale New Haven Hospital

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

New Haven, CT, USA

2006 - 2008

St. Mary's Hospital

Registered Nurse

Waterbury, CT, USA

2002 - 2006

Professional Designation