3 SECRETS TO GETTING INTO PA SCHOOL

If you’re thinking there is some hack that I can tell you, in order to bypass the prerequisites and requirements for PA school, then you are already mistaken. The national requirements for course prerequisites and healthcare and patient care experiences are what they are, with some minor discrepancies between PA programs. So, like most ofContinue reading “3 SECRETS TO GETTING INTO PA SCHOOL”

EFFICIENT CLINICIAN: A DAY IN THE LIFE

Here’s a peek behind the curtain of my work days, as I’ve been asked about this recently, but before you read ahead, here’s this disclaimer: It’s not ground-breaking nor particularly exciting stuff. The keys for me to remain efficient and effective are consistency, structure, awareness, preparation and execution. 4-5AM: Wake up (before even Jocko Willink,Continue reading “EFFICIENT CLINICIAN: A DAY IN THE LIFE”

CHOOSE YOUR PATH: STATUS QUO OR PROSPERITY

Here’s the message that I want to help spread: You get to make choices about which path you take during your PA career. You either choose  a Path of Prosperity or the Status Quo path. With approximately 50% of PAs experiencing burnout at some point during their careers, along with massive student loan burdens andContinue reading “CHOOSE YOUR PATH: STATUS QUO OR PROSPERITY”

LEARN ‘N LEVERAGE: BURNOUT (PART 7) –PREVENTION

Before you just right into Burnout Part 7: Prevention, I’d like to bring attention to this NYT article on Burnout, from 4/30/21. While I agree with the content, these articles are too brief for a good understanding of burnout, and leave us with only a few actionable items. Given that this was an epidemic amongstContinue reading “LEARN ‘N LEVERAGE: BURNOUT (PART 7) –PREVENTION”

THE PA BLUEPRINT: BOOK PREVIEW

Fellow PAs and other medical professionals: We are just about at the finish line and ready to publish “The PA Blueprint”, and below you see a brief preview of the PDF version. OPPORTUNITY: We are looking for medical professionals who are interested in a HUGE discount on “The PA Blueprint”, in exchange for a review.Continue reading “THE PA BLUEPRINT: BOOK PREVIEW”

“THE PA BLUEPRINT”: A CAREER-CHANGER, COMING SOON

As the saying doesn’t go: “When life hands you a pandemic and leaves you with a lot of time on your hands without the ability to do much, connect with a former student and write a book to improve your profession.” Well, I took that great advice that nobody has ever said, and ran withContinue reading ““THE PA BLUEPRINT”: A CAREER-CHANGER, COMING SOON”

CME: Stretch those πŸ’΅ further!

If you want to maximize your CME money, make sure to look for promo or coupon codes to decrease costs of each aspect of your spending.  For example, Travel Medical Seminars routinely offers $25 off their online seminars, the equivalent of an entree at a nice restaurant, just for putting in a promo code duringContinue reading “CME: Stretch those πŸ’΅ further!”

CME: πŸ’° CASH AND PRIZES

With certain CME purchases, you may be able to increase the relative value of that purchase 3x.Β  What I mean is that you can find CME to purchase that will benefit you in three ways: The CME education material will enhance your knowledge of the science and art of medicine, while earning you credits. TheContinue reading “CME: πŸ’° CASH AND PRIZES”

CME: ✈️ TRAVEL HACKS

At the time of this writing, we are currently still in the throws of the COVID-19 pandemic, so it’s challenging to think about traveling at this point in time. But, things will go back to some semblance of normal, and I promise you that most countries’ economies cannot withstand a lack of tourism dollars forContinue reading “CME: ✈️ TRAVEL HACKS”

βš’οΈ TOOLS OF SUCCESS βš’️

MDCalc.com Many are probably already using MDCalc.com, but just in case, I wanted to draw attention to and recommend it. I find this to be an incredibly helpful tool, one that I use just about every day in Primary Care, and very frequently used in Urgent Care medicine also. Whether outpatient or inpatient, you shouldContinue reading “βš’οΈ TOOLS OF SUCCESS βš’️”