For PA student Shannon Watson, adapting to an emergency situation is no new feat. She shares how the California wildfires of 2018 prepared her to better adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how she’s finding ways to help as a student.
New PAs: Congratulations on making it through PA school! We can't wait to see all that you'll bring to the profession. AAPA wants to make sure you have everything you need to build the lifelong PA career that’s perfect for you – here are some resources to help you along the way.
Bioengineering, music, and medicine don’t have much in common. But Christophe E. Jackson, PhD, DMA, PA-C, is enthusiastic about each, and he thinks the PA profession offers an opportunity to take advantage of the best of the three worlds.
Urgent care PA Rachael Jarman reflects on what it feels like to be furloughed during COVID-19, a situation she never thought she would find herself in. After planning workflows and patient care before the surge, she found herself staying home until further notice.
Feel like you’re missing out since AAPA 2020 was canceled in Nashville? You can still experience General Session keynote speaker Alex Sheen’s poignant story of founding because i said i would, a nonprofit focused on bettering humanity through making and keeping promises.
A new national survey of PAs was released today from the AAPA. It shows the considerable contributions of PAs and the scale at which they have had to adapt to meet the needs of patients during the COVID-19 crisis.