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I wanted to know what PA's and MD's do exactly. Like what is the difference between the two. I know that MD's do a lot of paper work and note taking on patients well-being. I just wanted to know do PA's do the same thing? I guess, I am just really confused on how they are different. Please let me know. Thank you.

As far as the actual work goes, they are not different any way. You can get bit picky about it, but they do the same job.

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in the primary care world there is very very little difference..... once you are experienced.

 

New grads - well you are more like an intern and resident and require supervision

 

 

 

but 5+ years out (if you have been hitting the books and seeing full spectrum of patients) you really do function as a doc (IMHO)

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