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Certified PAs are interwoven into the fabric of today’s healthcare system. Wherever medicine is practiced you can find Certified PAs who keep patients healthy and change lives. Their contributions are significant and newsworthy. Read what people are writing about Certified PAs.

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At the age of five, my brother, Guy, ran into the street and was hit by a truck while flying a kite. He suffered a traumatic brain injury and remained at the cognitive level of a 5-year-old for the next 53 years.
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Supporting ImageBeth Grivett, PA-C, addresses how to Help Physicians Prevent BurnoutPhysicians PracticeHelp Physicians Prevent Burnout
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Supporting ImageForbes highlights NCCPA 2017 Statistical Report in Physician Assistant Pay Surpasses $107K AnnuallyForbesNCCPA 2017 Statistical Report
Supporting ImageKim Baker, PA-C, explains how an Observation Unit Reduces LOSHealthLeadersObservation Unit Reduces LOS
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Supporting ImageRead how "Certified PAs Help Improve Patient Satisfaction", written by Oliver Heinle, PA-CPhysicians PracticeCertified PAs Help Improve Patient Satisfaction
Supporting ImageCertified PA Kristy Thomas talks about working in rural America in "Medicine in the Middle of Nowhere"MedPageMedicine in the Middle of Nowhere
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Supporting ImageJames Cannon, PA-C, gives strategies to Fight the Opioid Crisis with PAsKevin MD.com blogFight the Opioid Crisis with PAs
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Supporting ImageWhat are some trends for PAs this year? Dawn Morton-Rias, EdD, PA-C, discusses the future of PAs in 2018 and beyond in a recent Physicians Practice blogPhysicians Practice The future of PAs in 2018 and beyond
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Supporting ImageThree Certified PAs are highlighted in this article on 6 Ways PAs Contribute to Emergency Departments.Fierce Healthcare6 Ways PAs Contribute to Emergency Departments
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Supporting ImageMeet Christopher Edelstein, PA-C, who has a CAQ in Emergency Medicine and a CAQ in Hospital Medicine. He believes patients are looking up provider credentials on the internet to ensure they have the credentials that make them comfortable. Read his and other stories about certified PAs at http://pasdothat.net/MeetNCCPAMeet Christopher Edelstein, PA-C, who has a CAQ in Emergency Medicine and a CAQ in Hospital Medicine
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Supporting ImageRead the blog by Marisa Rodriguez, PA-C, on How Certified PAs Contribute to Pediatrics in Physicians Practice.BlogHow Certified PAs Contribute to Pediatrics in Physicians Practice
Supporting ImageJoin the readers of Benefits Pro who are learning "How PAs Are Helping Control Health Care Costs, Expand Access."Benefits ProHow PAs Are Helping Control Health Care Costs, Expand Access
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Supporting ImageDawn Morton-Rias, EdD, PA-C says in an article in Forbes "The profession is young and the demand for well-qualified providers is expanding. Certified PAs contribute greatly to the value-based care model and offer a solution to the nation’s need to provide access to care at a sustainable cost.”ForbesThe profession is young and the demand for well-qualified providers is expanding
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Supporting ImageDawn Morton-Rias, EdD, PA-C and Ken Ferrell (PA from first Duke University graduating class) share thoughts on the 50th Anniversary of the PA professionNPR Radio (Start at 20-minute mark)50th Anniversary of the PA profession
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