Your primary goal as a new physician assistant or as someone hoping to become one should not be immediate success or money, but to learn as much as possible. When people look for a “way in” to a particular field – an internship or first job – they often search for positions that promise the […]
My first Day as a Physician Assistant: Faking it Till You’re Making it
My first day as a real PA I remember my first day on the job like it was yesterday. I was petrified . . . To put it mildly. When I ask other PAs about their first day they often proclaim having had a certain sense of calm. For me, it was pure fear. Possibly, […]
A Physician Assistant’s Guide to Becoming an Epic Failure
One of the hardest parts of PA school training is that we must fail when it counts most, and often, we must fail on somebody else. Here is why failure leads to success in PA school.
What it Means to be a Physician Assistant: My Journey to PA-C
For lot’s of people, medicine is a calling. Is it your calling? When I was in college all I could think about was providing healthcare to those in need. I am not sure where this desire came from, but it was something I aspired to from an early age. I remember the excitement I would have when […]