For students looking to pursue a career in medicine, the PA option has never been more alluring. With projections of escalating salaries, enticing job incentives, broadening specialties, and skyrocketing job opportunities, the PA profession is a career opportunity too good to pass up for many medical students.
“Here, you can go see this patient,” my preceptor said as she handed me a patient’s chart. It was the second day of my first clinical rotation, family medicine. Thanks to COVID-19, I had spent the last four months barely talking to people or leaving my apartment, let alone examining a patient. I wasn’t sure if I even remembered how to use my stethoscope.
It’s one of the biggest questions PA students have as they approach their didactic year: What rotations should I choose for my elective rotations?
Sarah A. is a PA-S who recently completed her surgery rotation, and she has some great tips for any students preparing for a surgery rotation.
Physician Assistant – Top Frequently Asked Questions
To succeed in this critical interview, you will need to prepare yourself properly. Consider the following tips on how to ace your PA school interview.
PA students often have questions about the PANCE. That’s why we’ve put together this snapshot of the PANCE so you can get helpful answers to your questions.
The demand for the services of PAs continues to grow. Let’s explore the many reasons why students are increasingly becoming physician assistants.
The NCCPA uses a meticulous process for scoring the PANCE. Let’s study the PANCE scoring process to understand how the NCCPA determines the passing score.
When it comes to high-stakes exams like the PANCE, is passing enough? Let’s examine why passing the PANCE may not be enough to become a competent PA.