Attending graduate school is often a chance to explore a new city - but it can also come at the price of being on your own potentially for the first time. Evenings are often spent “facetiming” with family and friends during a small window between classes and bed. However, the small chats may not always fill the void. For many new students, the first month may be rough; trying to find new friends with limited time and homesickness may start to creep in.
Physician Assistant (PA) students will showcase their capstone presentations from Monday, September 25 through Wednesday, October 3.
New Orleans, La., may be known for its parties and celebrations but a team of five from the University’s Physician Assistant (PA) program were not there to party; they were there to compete nationally with other PA students across the country in the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Challenge Bowl, during the AAPA conference held May 18 - 23.
May is Osteoporosis Month, a time dedicated to educating those who are at-risk or are dealing with osteoporosis. As one who works year-round in orthopaedics, and specifically in orthopaedic surgery, Deanna (Reynolds) Alan, MMS ’09, PA-C, has seen first-hand what osteoporosis can do.
The weather couldn’t have been better on Saturday, April 14, for the PA [Physician Assistant] Olympics, held at Bamboo Gardens in Vincetown, N.J.; as students from the University’s Physician Assistant Studies program competed against seven other schools in games of tug-of-war, dodgeball, a speculum egg race, and trivia – all in the name of charity.