Become a Doctor of Medical Science at Southern Illinois University

The Southern Illinois (SIU) School of Medicine announced last month that they’ll soon be offering a new Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) degree starting in 2021. The new degree will be offered along with SIU’s Physician Assistant program. “The Doctor of Medical Science program will have a clinical track for …

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 …