Career Path: Physician Assistant

“Patients are the best storyteller you are going to find for that patient.” - Maddie Moser’23


Physician assistants (PA) work collaboratively with physicians to provide a wide range of care for patients in both clinical and hospital settings. They are able to specialize in a variety of areas, including anesthesia, cardiology, dermatology, family medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and more. Their daily duties often include examining patients, prescribing medications, diagnosing illnesses, ordering tests, and performing procedures.

Facts & Figures

  • Median salary: $122,000

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