The profession of physician assistants is very appealing.
Not only is the training significantly shorter than the typical doctor, what with no internship or medical school but there's also the ability to move from one discipline to another.
On top of this the challenges facing modern medicine are huge...Doctor shortages, aging boomers, never mind the need to curb health care rising costs. And they are not going away any time soon. No wonder the profession of PAs has taken off and is embraced by most health care systems.
ClinicalAdvisor.com is for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, offering the latest information on diagnosing, treating, managing, and preventing medical conditions typically seen in the office-based primary-care setting.
Clinician Reviews is a monthly, peer-reviewed publication dedicated to keeping the ever-growing nurse practitioner and physician assistant professions up-to-date on the latest advances in medicine and health care news. The clinical content covers a broad range of primary care topics.
NPs & PAs
ADVANCE for NPs & PAs is a peer-reviewed monthly journal that circulates to 115,000 nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the United States. Merion Matters launched ADVANCE for NPs & PAs in September 2010 to meet the clinical and practice information needs of nurse practitioners and physician assistants as they take on the challenges of healthcare reform.
Welcome to the Physician Assistant Forum. Established in 1998, the physician assistant forum has become the largest online social network of physician assistants, physician assistant students and those interested in becoming a physician assistant. Our forum has over 12 years of experience related information and physician assistant jobs or employment opportunities. We also have a large physician assistant school section with tons of helpful information for applying and interviews.
NEWS-Line publishes print and online news magazines, as well as weekly e-mail newsletters, providing News, Information and Career Opportunities for Health Care Professionals in an easy-to-read, non-clinical format. We reach thousands of licensed professionals and students at their homes, schools or healthcare facilities nationwide.
American Academy of Physician Assistants
AAPA provides comprehensive support and advocacy for physician assistants so that they may, in turn, provide patients with increased access to quality, cost-effective health care.
Central Application Service for Physician Assistants
CASPA offers applicants a convenient, state-of the-art, Web-based application service that will allow you to apply to any number of participating PA educational programs by completing a single application. The on-line application was specifically designed for your ease and convenience.
The official online media resource of the SDPA
The free PodCast supplement to the EMRAP audio program. A monthly CME series for Emergency Medicine. With 10000 subscribers and growing it has become one of the most important education series in Emergency Medicine Today!
I Am a Physician Assistant
Join millions in the world's largest community of life experiences. Explore first-person stories about any experience, including your own! Connect anonymously with people who understand.
Inside PA Training
Inside PA Training started in the late summer of 2011 when I met my classmate and dear friend, Gabe, during our first week of classes at UC Davis School of Medicine’s Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant Program. We quickly decided it might be fun to write about our experiences. These days, the blog’s all me, but I take counsel from my pal Gabey-baby on a regular basis.
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants is dedicated to serving the interest of the public. We do so with a passionate belief that certified physician assistants are essential members of the health care delivery team who provide millions access to more affordable, high quality health care.
PA Experts Network
The PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT EXPERT WITNESS NETWORK is a resource for attorneys seeking expert medical opinions on the standard of care provided by Physician Assistants and nurse practitioners.
Physician Assistant Education Association
The Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA) is the only national organization in the United States representing physician assistant (PA) educational programs. PAEA serves as a resource for individuals and organizations from various professional sectors interested in the educational aspects of the PA profession.
Our mission is to strengthen Physician Assistant Education by creating and sustaining a rich, user-driven PA Education community and blogging network.
Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants
The Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants is a non profit professional organization composed of members who provide dermatologic care or have an interest in the medical specialty of dermatology.
Student Doctor Network
Welcome to the Student Doctor Network. We're an educational community of tens of thousands of students and doctors. We work together to ensure each others' success in admissions, academics, training and beyond.
The Physician Assistant History Center
Our mission is to promote the professional and personal development of physician assistants and to make known their clinical and non-clinical contributions to the delivery of high quality, cost effective patient care services. Our desire is to encourage scholarly dialogue on the benefits of team-oriented practice, changing professional roles and the development of better models for delivering health care services with measurable outcomes.