RUMBLE! RUMBLE! RUMBLE! The Title Fight Between PAs (Physician Assistants) and Physicians

Physician assistants are fighting for a name change. They no longer want to be seen as assistants simply because they provide care as part of a team, says Leslie Clayton, a Minnesota physician assistant of 23 years. They would like to be called ‘physician associates’. A national professional society, American Academy of PAs (AAPA), has already started the process to replace ‘assistant’ with ‘associate’. They … Continue reading RUMBLE! RUMBLE! RUMBLE! The Title Fight Between PAs (Physician Assistants) and Physicians

‘Tis the Season…For Injuries

What do you imagine when you think of the winter holidays? Most people imagine good cheer, spending time with loved ones, and holiday traditions. However, as people gather to feast and celebrate together, the risk of ending the holidays in the hospital also increases. Amidst the holiday cheer lurks the risk of holiday mishaps. In 2013, the CPSC Acting Chairman estimated that there were 250 … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season…For Injuries