One on One

An interview conducted by Ayesha Ghaffar and her ED Attending in regards to the Emergency Department and the roles of a PA within that department;    PA: Hi doctor. Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to meet me for an interview. Can you please tell us a little about yourself.…

Telemedicine on the Rise

Telemedicine is now an integral part of our health care system. While the widespread use of telemedicine came about due to the spreading of the novel coronavirus, telemedicine’s new role will remain even after the presumed eventual resolution of COVID-19. This is because we had numerous reasons to use telehealth on a widespread basis before…

Trends in Primary Care 2020

Sometime around March or April 2020, I was so intrigued about this show called, “Tiger King”. I like animals but I never thought that I would binge-watch it the way that I did. Yes, judge me all you want but I finished all the episodes in one day. I could have finished my NP CME…

5 Steps to Become a Physician Assistant

The path to becoming a PA includes: 1. Earning a college degree with a major or coursework in science-related subjects such as biology, physiology, anatomy, and chemistry. 2. Working in a health care setting that demonstrates interest in patient care. 3. Applying to a physician assistant program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for…