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  1. Is anyone familiar with any programs designed as bridge programs for someone who has attained a Bachelors degree as well as Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, who wants to become a Physician Assistant? Thanks
  2. Hello, I recently made a post yesterday and got some great feedback. You can read more about my background and thoughts there. Feel free to give more insight. I am reading all comments and using it sort of as a guidance in making a serious life decision. You can check it here: However for the professional PA's who are currently working, my main question for you today is: Are you satisfied as being a PA? What are some things that Physicians do that you can't in your specialties? Give me concrete examples! A lot of people say autonomy, wide scope of practice, vertical mobility,
  3. Should I go back to Medical school AFTER becoming a PA?Specialties interested in: Internal or Emergency MedicineHere are my personal thoughts:I don't like to disparage my profession, but the way we learned medicine was through memorization of algorithms and buzz words. We were not taught the basics of science from a molecular level working upwards. We basically skipped step 1 and went straight into step 2 clinical knowledge. Doctors can see and understand things we cannot. And make connections that we cannot. I think this is what I am craving for. To be that kind of an “expert.” To understand
  4. I have recently had a interesting discussion with a medical school Dean on the east coast that is interested in developing a bridge program. I would go for a program that had these attributes No MCAT required PA's with at least 5 maybe more experience A duration of no more than 2 years Step 1 to taken at end of 1st year Step 2 at end of 2nd year Ability to gain entry into all available residencies (I would imagine that the prior PA experience would give us a leg up) Isn't excessive in cost What in your opinion should this progra
  5. Can anyone who has completed the bridge to Master's program let me know why they choose the program they did? and comment on if you liked it or did not like it, how long it took, time per week, cost? Or please share any information comparing programs, or any general advice on this. Thanks!
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