Start with tips on surviving rotations, your first job search, interviewing, and more. Check out exclusive resources on topics like contract negotiations, career transitions, state laws, and reimbursement. From checklists to guides and videos, it’s all designed to help you succeed.
Watch our video below to see all that’s in store for you.
Guide: Resumes and CVs
Do you need a résumé or a CV – or both? What should these important documents include? How can you avoid common mistakes? These essential career documents should be straightforward and specific, convey your achievements to potential employers, and show how you fit the role and experience they are seeking in a PA.
Checklist: Starting Your New Job
Congratulations! You’ve accepted the job and negotiated a solid contract. Make sure you’re
ready to start practicing with our checklist.
Checklist: Leaving a Job
You will no doubt move through a series of positions in your PA career. Here’s how to make a job transition gracefully with professional bridges intact.
Guide: Where Will You Take Your PA Career?
Starting out as a PA, you have many options available to you. You can head into a clinical or nonclinical role, and even consider independent contracting. Here’s a list of questions you can ask yourself to help determine where your interests lie.
A Day in the Life of a PA in a Medical ICU
Erin Stutz, PA-C, works in pulmonary critical care in the medical ICU at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). She shares what her days are like, and why the upcoming Adult Hospital Medicine Boot Camp is worth your time.
From Riding Bulls to Seeing Patients: Former Pro Becomes a PA
Wiley Petersen, PA-C, spent 12 years of his life as a professional bull rider. When it came time for his next career move, he decided to become a PA. Going back to school seemed like an insurmountable challenge, but Petersen persevered.
A Day in the Life of a Critical Care Fellow at URMC
Glenna Regan, PA-C, decided to apply for an APP Fellowship Program in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She describes her decision to apply for the fellowship and what a day at the medical center looks like.
How to Find Your Voice at the Leadership Table
Looking for ways to ensure that your voice is heard at the leadership table? Alisha T. DeTroye, MMS, PA-C, DFAAPA, director of PA Services at Wake Forest Baptist Health and president-elect of North Carolina Academy of PAs, shares her tips.