Physician Assistants: From Clinic to O.R., Partners in Health


[Content warning: this episode contains discussions interprofessional trust and understanding that people who complain about mid-level creep will find disturbing. Listener discretion is advised.]

Partners in Health

Physician Associate (formerly Physician Assistant) students learn the preclinical curriculum right along side their Doctor of Medicine colleagues here at Iowa. Of course, that means they learn the same things, but also the level of trust and mutual understanding between the two professions is that much more explicit. October 6 to 12 is Physician Associates Week, and PA1 producer Noah Vasquez rounded up some classmates–Olivia Quinby, Emily Sarvis, and Noah Herkert–to talk about how they chose their future profession, what they’re learning, and what their plans are after they graduate.

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