The Pace University- Lenox Hill Hospital Physician Assistant Program recently set its all-time high for charitable giving!
I met her when I was in my 20s. She was in her 30s, a young mom with two small children. We were neighbors, and we shared a thin wall between our townhouses.
PA school doesn’t prepare you for the “two Thursdays in limbo.” Done with school, but not a PA-C yet, and still no license.
As many of your teachers and clinical mentors have undoubtedly told you at some point in your training, there is a difference between teaching what is in the textbook or on the boards, and teaching how to practice medicine in the real world.
My colleague is dying. He's not just a colleague; he's a dear friend as well, even though I don't often see him outside of work. At least I didn't until he was too sick to come in to the office. Now I visit him every weekend.
Here is my list of what I think good teachers should have and how I incorporate them into my professional and educational ethos as a teacher.