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Cynthia Goetz

Job Title

  • Assistant Professor
    Physician Assistant (M.S.), Graduate School

Started at Bethel



  • Bemidji State University - B.A. in Chemistry, 1985
  • Des Moines University - B.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, 1992
  • University of Nebraska - M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies, 2001

Areas of expertise

Family Medicine, Retail Medicine, Urgent Care, Bariatric Medicine and obesity issues/management, Professional practice issues of physician assistants.


Cindy Goetz has had over 20+ years of experience working as a practicing physician assistant. Prior to coming to Bethel, she has worked in the areas of family practice, occupational medicine, bariatric medicine and retail medicine. Most recently, she has worked at Stillwater Medical Group in Stillwater, Minn. and continues to practice in family medicine and urgent care. Cindy is passionate about her profession, and works on behalf of Minnesota PA's by serving on the board of the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants and has served on councils for the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Courses Taught

Medical Problem Solving


Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants


"Narrowing the Obesity Options" Advance for Physician Assistants, 4/04.

Overcoming Obesity” Advance for Physician Assistants, 11/97.

Certificates and Licenses

Minnesota PA license - current

Wisconsin PA license - current

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants - President 2014- 2015, Fellow member since 1992

American Academy of Physician Assistants - Fellow member since 1992

Hobbies and Interests

I am married and love spending time with my wonderful husband. We love to travel, spend time outdoors boating and camping, fishing and hunting. Our passion is cooking wonderful meals and trying new recipies. We enjoy serving on our church prayer team and volunteering on behalf of the National Center for Fathering.