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.
No matter where you are in your PA career, it’s beneficial to have a basic knowledge of saving, debt management, and use of credit. Gain insight, strategies, and tools to meet your financial goals with the help of these AAPA and partner resources.
Are you passionate about OB-GYN and women’s health care? It is estimated that fewer than 2% of all PAs practice in the field of OB-GYN and its subspecialties – however there is a growing need for PAs in that field due to projected physician shortages, physician burnout, and an increase in maternal mortality in the U.S.
Do you want to develop a wide and general medical knowledge? Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment where you will see a variety of patients and cases throughout your shift? Do you want to be able to build relationships with patients over time? Primary Care may be the right specialty for you.