Stories and Health Tips

More Dispatches From the Front Lines

In April we shared the stories of Certified PAs across the country who were working on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19. Following the publication of those stories we received dozens of additional stories from PAs who are also working tirelessly to address this pandemic.

As many states begin to open up, we share these stories as a reminder that the battle wages on.

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Helping the Helpers In Times of Crisis

As part of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS), Marc Bush, PA-C is always ready and waiting for a disaster. In times of crisis, Bush and his colleagues are called to help whenever and wherever their skills are needed, helping to fill the gaps in medical care.

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Dispatches From the Front Lines

Certified Physician Assistants work hard every day, but the coronavirus is proving to be a challenge no one could have ever imagined. Here, in their own words, three Certified Physician Assistants share their stories of fighting on the front lines in this pandemic.

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The Practice Without Walls

When Sherlonda Adkins, PA-C prepared to launch her mental health practice it didn’t take long for her to find the perfect office space.

That’s because her practice lives almost entirely online- and she can practice right upstairs in her house.

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PA Profession Continues to Gain Nationwide Momentum as Workforce Numbers and Salaries Increase

For the fifth consecutive year, the number of Certified Physician Assistants in the United States continues to increase.

According to the latest Statistical Profile of Certified Physician Assistants by State, one of four annual reports issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), the PA workforce grew 6.6 percent between 2017 and 2018.

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