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From Carpenter to Physician Assistant at Clarkson University

Aaron Cooper is a Physician Assistant Studies student at Clarkson University. This dad had a construction business for 12 years, but wanted to do more for his children and spend more time with them. So, Aaron and his wife decided he would make a big change. Aaron has gone back to school at Clarkson to …Read more »

How Hard is PA School?

Examples of what to expect in your first year. Mainly focusing on what courses I’m taking, how my professors are, and a couple tips to getting by.

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, MDs, DOs and Public Service

I have been working as a medically licensed Physician Assistant in Washington, DC for the past 15 years. I have seen first-hand how lack of health care, education, and money can lead to poor health in individuals and communities. I believe that those of us who have been privileged enough to become health care practitioners, have an obligation to do what we can to empower others with knowledge so that they can improve their lives to the greatest degree possible. I would remind myself first, then encourage each of us to do a small voluntary thing for free (or at least, a small fee) to help improve the health of others. “Remember Peter, with great power, comes great responsibility ” Uncle Ben to Peter Parker (aka Spider Man) shortly before getting shot during a robbery.

Getting Into PA School: The Basics

Are you interested in becoming a Physician Assistant? In this episode I tell you all about getting into PA School.

How I Cheated My Way Into PA School – Life as a PA

We all make mistakes but unfortunately I made a big one. I’ll tell you all about how I cheated my way into PA School, how I felt about it, and what I learned from it.