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PA Executive: Javier Esquivel-Acosta – AAPA

Anyone here hold a leadership/management role in NJ? PA Executive: Javier Esquivel-Acosta – AAPA Physicians have traditionally filled the roles of medical directors. However, with the right background and determination, many PAs have shown they, too, have what it takes to be successful in those positions. One prime example is PA Javier Esquivel-Acosta, who for…

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The doctor of the future

“This isn’t the job many physicians trained for—or that some want. Even doctors who support team-based care have trouble adjusting to the new workflow. Some don’t like the idea that they aren’t always the ones in charge. Others, sick of the industry pressures, are opting out and setting up independent practices that don’t accept health…

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Physician Assistant Median Salary for All 50 States

Physician Assistant median salary for all 50 states Written by Ayla Ellison (Twitter | Google+)  | October 06, 2017 | Print | Email The median annual salary for full-time clinical physician assistants was $102,000 in 2016, an increase of 5.2 percent over the year prior, according to the 2017 AAPA Salary Report. Although California has the highest…

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Physician assistants hold No. 3 spot among best health care jobs; new PA master’s program coming to right place, at right time

Physician assistants hold No. 3 spot among best health care jobs; new PA master’s program coming to right place, at right time   Even in the rarefied air of careers that are immensely rewarding, high-paying and in peak demand, there are scant few that rank higher than physician assistant – a profession in the midst…

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Hospital Impact—6 ways physician assistants contribute to hospital emergency departments | FierceHealthcare

Hospital Impact—6 ways physician assistants contribute to hospital emergency departments | FierceHealthcare by Dawn Morton-Rias | Oct 4, 2017 4:10pm   As hospitals log millions of emergency department visits each year, they are increasingly turning to certified physician assistants (PA-Cs) to support overburdened emergency medicine teams and improve efficiency. There are multiple examples of how…

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