PAI 19: How to open your PA School Application Essay

You don't need to be an English major to write a good essay, but you do need a good beginning to get the reader engaged and to tell them some important things about you. Most [...]

PAI 18: Get Involved!

Enough thinking about it -- it's time to act. If you're exploring a career as a PA, it's great to read and listen, but there are plenty of ways to get engaged and actually start [...]

PAI 17: Medical Ethics Interview Questions

If you are interviewing for PA school, you can expect questions on ethics.  Medical ethics is the study of right and wrong in the medical setting, and many students stumble on them and show their [...]

PAI 16: Difficult Patients

If you plan on going into medicine, you need to know right now, that not all of your patients will be appreciative, communicative, reasonable, or even NORMAL. Most patients are great, but there are also [...]

PAI 15: Knowing Your Limits as a PA

There comes a time for any practitioner when a patient or problem is beyond you. PAs, just like physicians, are trained to know when that is.  But how do you know?  And what about mistakes [...]

PAI 14: PAs and Continuing Medical Education

Once you graduate from PA school, the learning isn't over.  Sure, you learn on the job, but there's still official learning to do. To maintain your license and national certification, there are specific requirements.  In [...]