Growing Ranks of Advanced Practice Clinicians

Implications for the Physician Workforce The New England Journal Of Medicine; by David I. Auerbach, Ph.D., Douglas O. Staiger, Ph.D., and Peter I. Buerhaus, Ph.D., R.N. Throughout the history of modern American medicine, physicians have made up the vast majority of professionals who diagnose, treat, and prescribe medication to patients. Although demand for medical services…

Latest News & Headlines: September 2018

▶ New York City will pay $20.6 million due to a class-action lawsuit that ultimately found that the pension plan was gender discriminatory towards male-oriented professions, leaving out nursing because it has traditionally been a female-majority led form of work. ▶ Nine out of 10 emergency room physicians surveyed said that they did not have…

You’re a Physician Assistant in Debt. There’s a Way Out

People pursuing a career as a physician assistant know that their careers are rewarding both emotionally and financially. According to Salary.com, the average physician assistant salary in the United States is $103,344 in 2018, but the range typically falls between $95,125 and $113,936. With that salary often comes a substantial amount of debt. PAs can…