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What is a PA?

The American Academy of PAs description of PAs:

PAs are medical professionals who diagnose illness, develop and manage treatment plans, prescribe medications, and often serve as a patient’s principal healthcare provider. With thousands of hours of medical training, PAs are versatile and collaborative.

PAs practice in every state and in every medical setting and specialty, improving healthcare access and quality. 

For more information applicants can learn more from the American Academy of PAs website and if interested join the academy as PrePA Student Affiliate Member.