The AMA recommends strategies such as keeping a gratitude journal to help clinicians stave off stress.
When forced to re-evaluate your career, forewarned is forearmed.
These simple tricks can help clinicians start their career on the right foot.
A teen recently developed an innovative cancer detection tool in his basement. Should we be doing more to improve disease prevention and diagnosis?
The 8% solution: How do we engage members in voting? (Hint - Don't blame them)
Voting for the American Academy of Physician Assistants Board of Directors begins April 1, 2014.
PAs in other states can learn from the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants visionary leaders, well-organized association and active committee structure.
Bad feelings towards the American Academy of Physician Assistants run deep, but mending bridges is still possible.
During the last few years, voting numbers have continued to fall with recent annual elections attracting less than 10% of the eligible AAPA voters.
Physician assistants "most nimble professionals in medicine today."
Even in a time of declining reimbursements, smart practices should know how to motivate and retain superstar employees.
Medical knowledge and clinical skill is imperative, but most medical providers will tell you that there are times when instinct trumps fact.
Just under half of physician assistants and slightly more than half of nurse practitioners choose to work in primary care.
The many demands and stressors of practicing medicine can be draining. A new practitioner can remind you why you chose your career.
On the surface, the emergence of so-called "retail medicine" fills a niche. In reality, the concept may be more controversial.
New NP/PA faculty members should reach out to different departments for research experience and develop relationships with other professors.
A shrinking pool of providers coupled with the extension of coverage to millions of previously uninsured individuals may increase practitioner anxiety.
The AANP's vice president of state government affairs offers tips for making sure your voice is heard in Congress.
NP's holistic approach to medicine is optimal for reaching members of faith-based communities.
Unnecessary regulatory oversight unfairly limits NP scope of practice and may jeopardize patient safety and health outcomes.
Retail clinics expand access to healthcare, but may have trouble retaining a qualified NP workforce.
AANP and the Health Monitor Network recognize Christine L. Nell-Dybdahl, NP-C, MPH, MSN, of the Emory Center for Heart Disease and Prevention.
More than 46,000 nurse practitioners make up one unified national American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
The 2013 PAragon Awards celebrate the increasing role physician assistants play in teaching and research.
Starting in 2014, PAs will be required to collect self-assessment and performance-improvement CME credits as part of the recertification process.
PAs must be proactive in staying up to date with the current regulatory requirements regarding reimbursement for their services.
As founder of the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants, this PA goes above and beyond his role as a clinician.
This two-time president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants made his mark as an advocate for rural clinicians.
This PA advocate is recognized for work that lead to Ohio PAs earning physician-delegated prescriptive authority for Schedule II controlled medications.
AAPA IMPACT 2013 spotlights importance of expanding PA roles in primary care and improving public awareness of the profession.