What’s up with the name of this blog? What is a PA Doctor?

One of the questions I often get is, “Why PA Doctor?” It’s kind of confusing, I’ll admit. But it piques peoples’ interest and invites further conversation. I’m not at all advocating for misrepresentation. Are Master’s-trained PAs doctors? No, but they do what a medical doctor does and will continue to …

Doctor of Medical Science Legislation “Not Palatable” to Physicians

The first Doctor of Medical Science program for PAs was created at Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) in Harrogate, Tennesee. It was developed in conjunction with LMU’s DeBusk School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2016 to give PAs additional didactic and practical training to better care for the underserved. In 2017, Doctor of …