After 18 years as a physician assistant, I still struggle to explain my profession to patients. Join my frustrating yet amusing journey to convey my medical role. I’ll share my failed attempts and proposed solutions, including ideas like getting a PA character on Grey’s Anatomy. Together we can reshape the landscape of healthcare, one understanding at a time.
On May 24’th, 2021, the AAPA made an “earth-shattering” announcement when they proclaimed that “the AAPA House of Delegates (HOD) passed a resolution affirming “physician associate” as the official title for the PA profession.” For many, like myself, who took the AAPA name change survey in 2019, we breathed an instant sigh of relief. This certainly […]