Jameka McElroy-Brooklyn, PA-C, has practiced in several different specialties throughout her career, but currently practices in dermatology. She diagnoses and treats skin conditions and performs procedures including cyst, lipoma and keloid excision, electrodessication, and injections for cosmetic and medical purposes.
Security concerns prompted Martha Patricia Rodriguez, PA-C, and her family to leave their home country in search of safety and better opportunities. Although Rodriguez was already a medical doctor in Mexico, the transition to the medical profession in the U.S. wasn’t easy.
Hwal Lee, PA-C, NCCTP, was drawn to family medicine because of the breadth of knowledge required to care for a variety of patients’ needs.
Ariana Golchin, PA-C, is on a mission to educate the future generation of PAs through engagement, mentorship and connection. In this blog, she talks about her experience starting as a PA during the pandemic and how she advocates for patients.
When Mary Herc, PA-C, started working as a Critical Care PA, she admitted a patient who was experiencing complications after surgery. Thanks to her medical education and training in PA school, she was able to intervene accurately to stabilize the patient.
Archana Patel, PA-C, shares how being treated by a PA in the ER led her to want to become a PA herself.
Before she knew much about the PA profession, Alkiesha Collins, PA-C, did not think about it as a career option. In fact, she was already studying for the Medical College Admission Test in hopes of becoming a pediatrician.
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.