August 3, 2020
PA juggles work, MBA school, and basketball
PA Chris Braier has a multitude of goals so he’s become adept at juggling his career as a PA in orthopaedic surgery with MBA school, coaching high school basketball, and pending nuptials. A day in PA Braier’s life was recently featured in a Medill Reports article:
Welcome to a normal Friday morning for Chris Braier. The 32-year-old is a surgical physician assistant spending weekdays for the past four years at the clinic in Glenview. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Braier can be found working with patients recovering from surgery. On Wednesdays and Fridays, he’s draped from head-to-toe in blue scrubs in the operating room.
Such a schedule would be overwhelming for any man, but not Braier. The former Division III basketball Player of the Year also balances coaching hoops part-time at Loyola Academy with obtaining a second Master’s degree in business at Northwestern University. And he’s in the middle of planning his wedding.
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