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  1. The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) - Fresno Emergency Medicine PA Residency is accepting applications for the 2019 application cycle. This 18-month postgraduate program, affiliated with the UCSF School of Medicine, is designed to prepare PAs to practice in a variety of emergency medicine environments. We will be accepting 2 residents in 2019. The class will start June 26, 2019 but we will be offering rolling admissions into the Fall for accepted applicants who have a later PA school graduation date. Deadline to apply is January 15, 2019. Rotations include: Trauma Critical Care Pediatric Emergency Medicine Burn Orthopedics Dermatology Ophthalmology Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Toxicology Emergency Ultrasound Anesthesia EMS  Resuscitation courses include: ACLS, ATLS, BLS, PALS 18-month stipend: $90,000 Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, 401k, employee assistance program, 4 weeks of vacation, membership in the Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants (SEMPA), UCSF email access, textbook, malpractice coverage, and more. Paid travel to SEMPA 360, SEMPA's annual conference. Our state-of-the-art ED at Community Regional Medical Center serves as the only Level 1 Trauma Center/Burn Center for Central California, and handles an annual ED volume of over 110,000. The Department of Emergency Medicine hosts fellowships in Emergency Ultrasound, Medical Education, and Wilderness Medicine. Our faculty are involved in EMS, wilderness medicine, ultrasound, medical education, toxicology, international emergency medicine, and more. They are also leaders in the emergency medicine and EMPA community. For more information, please see the attached flyer. Website: http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/emergency-medicine-physician-assistant/ Email: em.pa.residency@fresno.ucsf.edu Residency Flyer.pdf
  2. Join the interest list now to be among the first to get more information and to register for the upcoming SEMPA Ultrasound Course to be held November 2-4, 2018, in Huntington Beach, CA. The three-day course is designed so that you can scan, surf, stroll on the sands and enjoy the sunset because the education sessions will end no later than 2:00 pm each day so you can enjoy this popular California beach location. Hotel Accommodations will be available at the Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel. More details to come. To join the interest list, click here.
  3. Registration now open for SEMPA 360 being held May 3-7, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas! Come learn from the best educators in emergency medicine. Conference favorites include Kevin Klauer, Amy Keim, Haney Mallemat, Michael Winters, and Richard Cantor to name a few. The EM:RAP team will also be joining us in San Antonio. Twenty workshops will give you the skills needed in emergency procedures, airway management, ultrasound, slit lamp, suturing, x-ray interpretation, ECG interpretation, and more! Over 40 lecture sessions will cover topics such as critical care, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, ENT, ophthalmology, cardiovascular emergencies, GI disorders, infectious disease, literature updates, and high risk emergency medicine. There are also plenty of social activities to enjoy with old and new friends. A wine and cheese reception, closing party on the Riverwalk at Lonesome Dove and Grotto, and the SEMPA Quiz Bowl competition will welcome you to the EMPA event of the year. CME is available for PAs, physicians, and NPs. The discount for early bird registration ends Feb 28. The hotel room block is also limited so sign up now! For more information: https://www.sempa.org/conference/
  4. For those of us with a bit of downtime or waiting to matriculate, what are some excellent podcasts to help get those brain juices flowing!? Please share podcast recommendations pertaining to any PA school related material, clinical, or specialty knowledge in particular. I'll generally nerd out on The Wilderness and Environmental Medicine Live and Emergency Med Cases podcasts (even though a lot of this material will eventually be outside our scope, it's still fun to learn about) in addition to a few others non-PA related.
  5. One slot has unexpectedly opened up for the SEMPA Ultrasound Course being held February 22-23 in Jacksonville, FL, and we are offering it on a first come first served basis. To register, contact Mary Hines in the SEMPA Customer Care Center at 877.297.7594 extension 3169 with your credit card information. https://www.sempa.org/ultrasound-course/
  6. Hey everybody, I'm in a bad spot and I honestly don't know what to do. I am a PA student attending a 24-month program in the Northeast. I am at the end of my first semester of my didactic year and I know I'm already going on academic probation (GPA <3.0). It's not for lack of effort, when I started the program last year I had a family member come close to death and took an LOA instead of failing/probation/retaking courses. I don't regret that decision but while on my LOA I developed some severe health problems and 3 week before school started I had a major surgery that led to several complications. As a result of constantly being sick and trying to resolve the issues, my grades have suffered terribly. As it stands I will probably be passing all of my classes except Anatomy (this is a dissection lab and the PA students have their own cadavers as we are not attached to a medical school). I have struggled in this class and If i don't pass it (get a C-) I will be allowed to retake the course next fall (we don't have any other way/time to make up the classes as we use cohort training,and it will extend my time yet another 5 months. I honestly don't know if it's even worth it. I'll be spending 5 months, thousands of dollars in extra tuition, creating a terrible situation with my lease, and it just seems to add so many variables. I served as an Army medic, that's how I came to love the idea of becoming a PA after working with some of the best in the world (From every branch of service!). Please, anybody just chime in. As much as I'd be disappointed to leave the program I know there are opportunities in accelerated BSN/NP programs or even doing a cheap RN at my local community college. I'm 28 and thank goodness I don't have a family to support but I just don't know what to do.
  7. Registration now open for SEMPA 360 being held May 3-7, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas! Come learn from the best educators in emergency medicine. Conference favorites include Kevin Klauer, Amy Keim, Haney Mallemat, Michael Winters, and Richard Cantor to name a few. The EM:RAP team will also be joining us in San Antonio. Twenty workshops will give you the skills needed in emergency procedures, airway management, ultrasound, slit lamp, suturing, x-ray interpretation, ECG interpretation, and more! Over 40 lecture sessions will cover topics such as critical care, trauma, pediatric emergency medicine, ENT, ophthalmology, cardiovascular emergencies, GI disorders, infectious disease, literature updates, and high risk emergency medicine. There are also plenty of social activities to enjoy with old and new friends. A wine and cheese reception, closing party on the Riverwalk at Lonesome Dove and Grotto, and the SEMPA Quiz Bowl competition will welcome you to the EMPA event of the year. CME is available for PAs, physicians, and NPs. The discount for early bird registration ends Feb 28. The hotel room block is also limited so sign up now! For more information: https://www.sempa.org/conference/
  8. SAVE THE DATE! SEMPA is once again holding its popular Ultrasound Course. Planning is still under way, but the course will be held February 22-23, 2018, at the University of Florida-Jacksonville, College of Medicine Center for Simulation Education and Safety Research. The Ultrasound Course has sold out the past couple years so sign up now to be among the first to know when registration opens. https://www.sempa.org/ultrasound-course/
  9. Hi Future Colleagues! My name is Aaron Shaw. I graduated last year from the University of Toledo Medical Center PA School. I have been practicing Neurosurgery the past year in College Station, Texas. Over the past two years I have been writing a book for: Students going into PA school, Current PA students, MD Students, DO Students and NP Students. On February 15th, 2017 my book was published and it is on Amazon for sale! Honestly I wish I had a book like this before and during PA school as life would have been much easier. I used this book and purchased a few practice tests from the NCCPA before taking the PANCE and passing it with flying colors the first time! It is my hope that you will check out my new book and hopefully make your study sessions much higher yield! Below is the Amazon website for my book! All the best to all those applying to PA school and for those studying for the PANCE. https://www.amazon.com/Medical-Rotations-Time-Succeed-Training/dp/0692836616/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1487800429&sr=8-1&keywords=medical+rotations Thanks, Aaron Shaw, MSBS PA-C
  10. Good list of the best Emergency Medicine books... helped with getting up to speed when I switched to EM. Read it here
  11. The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine is proud to announce the newest addition to its medical education programs. The UCSF Fresno Emergency Medicine PA Residency is accepting applications for its 2016 class. This 18 month post-graduate program is designed to prepare PAs to practice in a variety of emergency medicine environments. We will be accepting 2 residents in 2016. Rotations include: - Trauma - Critical Care - Burn - Orthopedics - Dermatology - Ophthalmology - Oral Maxillofacial Surgery - Toxicology - Radiology - Emergency Ultrasound - ECG - Anesthesia - EMS Resuscitation courses include: ACLS, ATLS, BLS, PALS 18-month stipend: $90,000 Full Benefits Paid attendance at SEMPA 360, SEMPA’s annual conference Our giant, new, state-of-the-art ED at Community Regional Medical Center serves as the only Level 1 trauma center and Burn center for Central California, and handles an annual ED volume of over 110,000. For more information: http://www.fresno.ucsf.edu/em/pa/ em.pa.residency@fresno.ucsf.edu​ UCSF Fresno Residency Flyer_Final.pdf
  12. In order to renew a DEA license, do you have to be employed and use a supervising Dr. or can renew as one's self? Thanks
  13. Hi everyone, A few years ago, I got wind of an online search engine called iclickEM that was geared toward emergency medicine providers and seemed very promising in that the algorithm was supposed to aggregate resources like UpToDate and PubMed with FOAM content and other stuff. But I'm trying to find it now and I'm not sure it ever got beyond a Beta version. Anyone have any info on it? Many thanks, Amanda
  14. I am racking my brain trying to devise a plan to get back to school. It is a weird predicament I am in it seems, but I can't imagine I am the only 40-something person with a Biology degree that wants to go back to school for a medical career. But here is the problem: My degree (BSE in Biology) is 21 years old and therefore I have to retake the prereqs to get into a PA program. For the PA Program at UMKC it's 37 hours of prereqs in which I've had all but 9 hours. UMKC require they be 7 years old or less. I have to be working towards a degree to receive financial aid. Taking prereqs is not working towards a degree. I cannot work towards another Biology degree because to be admitted to do that, the new degree has to have 30 hours of classes I have not already taken. Therefore I am not able to receive financial aid because my BSE in Biology was very thorough. I have gained a lot of experience the last 21 years, but I have not amassed a fortune that could help me pay for school. So the question is, how do people in my situation pay to retake their prereqs for a medical career? The PA programs don't accept my classes because they are too old (I don't blame them, I do need to brush up on my Biology and Chemistry) but I cannot come back to take them because I already have a degree and can't declare a different Biology major because I've had almost all those classes before, therefore I cannot receive financial aid. Also, I have not decided on being a PA on a whim, I first decided in 1995 that I wanted to do it, but life took me on quite the journey to get to this spot. Any ideas? Feel free to forward this to anyone you think could help. Thanks so much! Eric Benjamin feedyourmonkey@gmail.com adventuremonkey.com
  15. Hi, I have made something like patient case simulator, history taking and physical exam simulator for dyspnea (including diagnoses like pneumonia, pulmonary emboli, COPD exacerbation, pulmonary hypertension).. if you care you can check this out https://dodx.shinyapps.io/DoDx5Dyspnea/ and let me know feedback. It is free. Its available to be opened on any browser, Iphone too (so it works like an app) Its for nursing, PA and medical students and practitioners. Let me know what you think, Best Luke
  16. Can anyone recommend any EM conferences other than SEMPA and Essentials of EM? Can't swing either this year for various reasons but would be interested to hear what other folks have liked (or not liked). Thanks in advance! (I should mention I've already completed the EM Boot Camp series, which I highly recommend for those who haven't!)
  17. I'm looking for shadowing opportunities in the Detroit/Dearborn area this summer. I'm a responsible college senior with volunteering experience looking to decide if I want to go to PA school. Thank you and if anyone has any information, please feel free to add!
  18. Hello everyone, I just want to encourage all practicing PA's and PA students to email both Robert Alpern, MD (Yale SOM dean): robert.alpern@yale.edu and John McCarty (ARC-PA executive director): johnmccarty@arc-pa.org if you oppose Yale's proposal for an online PA program. I have emailed both and received a prompt response. ARC-PA is meeting before the end of the month and we will know soon if the program was approved. The reasons I oppose the proposal: 1. It will tarnish our reputation as one of the most rigorous programs in the health sciences 2. It will jeopardize clinical site availability for other programs 3. The concept will very likely be followed by less capable degree mills 4. Yale's collaboration with a for-profit entity for clinical placements will increase cost Please share your thoughts and make your voices heard! Thank you.
  19. Hi, Does anybody know much about this newer residency at Emory? I am really interested in going into critical care after graduation and think a residency or some kind of structured education could be of great benefit.
  20. I've already been accepted in to PA school starting in the fall and have been working in international health since 2011. However, my contract is up at the end of February with very little chance of renewal, so I will essentially be job-less from March till August. I don't want to start a new "career," because I will only be there for about 5 months, but I do need to do something to bring in some money. I don't have any ER, CNA, etc. certifications either. Does anyone have any ideas for where to look for short-term work, besides the typical retail route?
  21. a 3 minute youtube video... (please excuse the poor language) The public's ignorance remains high, and this is a perfect example of it. My own family, despite being educated and reasonable people, shared these misconceptions about the PA profession for a long time. So, I don't think the issue is people being intentionally ignorant, but I don't really know where the problem lies. The PA profession has been around for decades, so what has it been doing wrong? It seems that everybody's finger points at the AAPA. What exactly have they been doing wrong? Where have their focuses been, and where should they have been? What should they be doing in the future to address the ignorance about PAs in our society? I really appreciate the input here. I have been immersing myself in PA issues for the past 4-5 years, but I am not familiar with the history of this issue of ignorance and the history of the AAPA, and it isn't easy to scrounge up this kind of info from google.
  22. I got an email, and now a letter, telling me that I have been accepted into the class of 2015 and will start the program this spring . My question is...what now? For those who have been accepted how are you preparing for the program? By this I mean: -Financial aid (loans, grants, scholarships? I was lucky enough to finance my undergrad education with scholarships and I am concerned and clueless about taking out student loans for the first time.) - Housing (I think I will most likely be at the Morehead Campus) -Study tools (what are you going to use to take notes, laptop, ipad, tablet PC, good old fashion notebook and pencil? I currently use the notebook method, but am considering saving up and spending money on a new-fangled electronic device. advice?) For those who are currently in the program, any advice on what I need to do to have all my ducks in a row before January? Like most of you it seems like I've spent so long focusing on getting INTO the program that I find myself asking "now what?"
  23. Hello everyone, I know we are all checking this forum constantly for any new information. I thought I'd share a video that I found kind of funny. It's dry humor, but sometimes laugher is a good way to combat stress. Enjoy, Eric
  24. I know that professions such as CNA, PTA, phlebotomy, etc are acceptable for getting HCE. I've worked as a CNA with Trach and Ortho patients, but have also worked as a direct support professional in a group home for people with disabilities, a daycare with infants, and currently work in a transition home for homeless teens. I'm wondering if I could make these last three professions qualify as HCE. I've had to provide personal care, take temps, pulses, distribute meds, and perform safety checks at all of these jobs but wonder since they are not in a healthcare setting if it would even worth my time to mention them in applications. I worked approx. 200 hours as a CNA (very part time in High School) Approx. 800 hours in the group home Approx. 1280 in the daycare Approx 1400 in the transitional home I'm wondering if anyone has SUCCESSFULLY been able to relate their non-healthcare jobs (that have healthcare aspects) to appropriate HCE. Thanks for the help guys!
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