In an AAPA Huddle Ask Me session, two experts with years of experience in family medicine answered questions on increasing the number of PAs in the field, the benefits of getting involved in the community, and how to negotiate for better conditions for PAs and their patients.
Surgery is one of the most popular PA specialties – approximately a quarter of the U.S. PA workforce practices in surgery! In addition, more and more PAs are entering the surgical field, helping to ease provider shortages and representing a larger trend towards team-based care in the operating room.
Are you interested in practicing in a busy specialty with predictable hours that also offers a nice work-life balance? Dermatology offers PAs the opportunity to evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide variety of skin-related health conditions, both medically and surgically.
Mental health disorders, as well as the physical health complications associated with them are on the rise – and are expected to continue to grow even more over the next twenty years. PAs can play a unique role in combatting the mental health crisis that affects communities across the United States.
Owning a practice or other healthcare business is complex and can present special challenges for PAs. The following information can help you decide whether practice partnership or ownership is right for you.
As a PA practicing in rheumatology, Lindsay Tom, PA-C, treats a wide variety of rheumatology conditions. In this specialty, she helps return quality of life for patients in pain – and her clinical work includes radiology, procedures, and assisting in the infusion suite.
Practicing in a locum tenens position is a uniquely flexible way to explore a new location, expand your practice, make professional connections, and stay clinically active between longer-term positions.