Medical Students Join PAs to Learn Medicine in the Fast Lane

Southern Illinois University (SIU) School of Medicine is trying to fill care gaps in rural communities by training more primary care physicians. The new Lincoln Scholars program aims to fill those gaps by fast-tracking physician training. How exactly are they doing that? By having select medical students train with the PAs. 

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The Elusive Physician Assistant to MD Bridge

I’m not ashamed to say that this is a phrase I’ve Googled many times: pa to md bridge. Or: physician assistant to md bridge program. Why? Because as capable and competent as I’ve become after 8 years of practicing primary care medicine, I want to be able to do more for my patients.

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