The National Institutes of Health and American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics seek qualified physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and genetic counselors to apply for fellowships to lead genomic medicine research and implementation programs. Deadline is Dec. 1.
PAs Karla Rugamas and Ana Ruiz-Peña are committed to helping uninsured patients and underserved communities in the San Fernando Valley. So they created the Vida Mobile Clinic, which is donation-funded and volunteer run, and has so far provided more than 100 primary care visits.
During the August Huddle Ask Me session, director of APPs at West Virginia University Janice Shipe-Spotloe, PA-C, DFAAPA, CPAAPA, and Merritt Hawkins divisional vice president Michael Belkin share their expertise in response to job search questions from recent and soon-to-be PA graduates.
Any successful career transition is rooted in self-knowledge, curiosity and a zestful movement towards what inspires you as a clinician. PAs have unique career journeys given their ability to navigate specialty transitions that can be both exciting and daunting.
Are you a PA who’s passionate about primary care and dedicated to mentoring the next generation of providers? Do you work with underserved populations? Apply or nominate someone for the PA Foundation’s William H. Marquardt Community Health Access Fellowship!
Megan Pinder, MMS, PA-C, is an advocate for psychiatric patients both personally and professionally. She responds to questions about PAs’ role in mental health, how access, socioeconomic status, and stigma impact patient mental health, and how to advocate for mental health patients.
President of APAOG, Melissa Rodriguez, DMSc, PA-C, thinks PAs are a great fit for practicing in obstetrics and gynecology; they are medically trained, compassionate, team-oriented, and are qualified to identify, prevent, and treat most, if not all, causes of maternal mortality.
As part of the 2021 AAPA Salary Survey, now available in PDF format on aapa.org, AAPA’s Research Department collected data to understand the impact of COVID not only on the PA workforce, but on compensation as well as practice changes.
Adrijana Anderson, PA-C, has a unique position at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona; her time is equally split between the hospital medicine and critical care departments. Anderson loves the arrangement and is passionate about practicing hospital medicine.