The Voice of Accepted Physician Assistant Students


Physician assistants (PAs) are non-physician providers who practice medicine as part of the health care team. PAs are able to examine, diagnosis and treat patients similar to their physician counterparts. The PA profession has been around for approximately 50 years making it a relatively “new” profession when compared to physicians and nurses. The profession originated […]

Why a 4.0 and 528 Won’t Get You Into Medical School!


So you’ve busted your butt through undergrad to get all A’s and the highest MCAT score ever!  Done deal right?  You’re good to go! Every medical school in the country will want you!  WRONG!  On the contrary, you very well might have set yourself up to be scrutinized as if you are applying to join the CIA. In Malcolm Gladwell’s […]

Dr. Juan Magana – A Doctor Like You

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Name: Juan Magaña Specialty: Internal Medicine Residency: Duke University Medical Center Medical School: University of Washington, School of Medicine Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley   1) When did you decide you wanted to become a Medical Doctor and what led to this decision? I was first inspired to pursue medicine a few weeks prior to […]