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Five Ways to Make the Most Out Of Your Time Off

Time off from school, while extremely deserved and much needed, can seem a little surreal at first.  Your mind might still be thinking an...

Competition vs. Community in Grad School

Making the decision to go to graduate school carries with it a lot of concerns and fears.  Financial matters, balancing schoolwork with work-work, and...

PA Boards 80 – When Things Don’t Make Sense

Listen on itunes here Listen on Stitcher here Show Notes: You grab the next chart, and notice a chief complaint of abdominal pain. You notice the patient...

Every Rotation is an Interview

The time for your clinical rotations has come.  You can finally get out of the classroom and put your knowledge and skills to use. ...

Teamwork Is Not Optional

Learning to work in a team is not only essential for PA school, but it is mandatory.  Realize that you will always be a...

PA Boards 76: Does School/Work/Life Balance Exist?

Listen on iTunes here. Listen on Stitcher here. Today we're going to be discussing school/work/life balance and the mental struggles that occur while studying medicine and...

PA Boards 69: Most of you WILL make this clinical mistake – DON’T!

Show Highlights: Most of you will make this mistake. Why? Simply due to a lack of experience. I'm here to make sure you don't :)

Do YOU know when it’s time to refer your patient?

I was asked a very interesting question the other day by a listener of the show. After he asked the question, I felt compelled...

Physician assistant students – Finding the motivation to study

If you are in PA school then you either fall into one of two scenarios: You are in lecture from 9 am - 5 pm. ...

Why are PA Students Stressed?

Stress during PA school is all too real.  I don’t think there was one student in my class who wasn’t stressed at one point...