Articles by Fiona D'Agostino PA-C
Here are articles written by our amazing staff writer and PA-C extraordinaire Fiona D'Agostino PA-C. Would you like to write for The PA Life? Send us a note we would love to hear from you.
If you know you want to work in a specific specialty, this is an excellent opportunity for you to get 4-8 weeks of job shadowing/training! This will give you a genuine insight into the day to day of that specialty. Also, it is a wonderful way to meet potential employers or leverage preceptor connections. You […]
Whether or not your interview is in person or virtual take some time to get everything together, so you are not rushed the morning of your interview Double-check the time of the interview. Put your resume, portfolio, notepad, pen, all in your bag. Get your outfit together the night before so you are not scrambling […]
Any interview question or scenario can be made into essay form. So, any question you have prepared for could be a prompt! If, at first, you read the prompt and draw a blank, relax. Think: “did I prepare for a similar question?” Common topics will be current healthcare issues, ethical questions, an explanation of why […]
The PA role was created to support primary care: Internal medicine and family medicine. These are outpatient positions (sometimes can include inpatient as well). However, there are many outpatient physician assistant specialties like endocrinology, nephrology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, OBGYN, psychiatry, pain management, and pediatrics. Some outpatient PA specialties can get even more specific. For example, […]