Welcome to our brand spanking new website!!! This is an exciting time for PA Trek, so thank you for coming along on the journey! We will keep you up to date on the latest info for getting into PA school and what to do once you get there. We love the PA profession and are proud to be a resource for you current… View Post
After graduating from a PA program in 2007 a peculiar thing happened. Everyone wanted a prescription. Parents, siblings, spouses, neighbors, the garbage man….they all seemed to think that I could help them out. “I just need an antibiotic!”, they say. “I’ve been coughing for a week!,” they say. “I know its a sinus infection!”, they say. Well, all you… View Post
Becoming a Physician Assistant is not a light decision. It makes sense that programs would expect you to have experience in healthcare prior applying for school. Seeing as this is a decision that may guide you to happiness or your own destruction, you should check it out first! No pressure. I never knew about the PA profession until my sister… View Post
It’s awful when it happens but sometimes being told no is for the best. Here are some tips on surviving rejection and how to move forward.
Here is a picture of the end point. Or I guess the beginning. Long before you get a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies you have to enter into a grueling didactic year and than an even more grueling rotation year. Let me back up a little and let you know how I got to Philadelphia University…. View Post
My surgery rotation was at a busy hospital in Philadelphia. I chose to do a more general surgery rotation to get a wider scope of what happens in the OR. This included general surgery, colorectal, breast, and ortho. My favorite was colorectal…not. I never knew how they had to position a patient for rectal surgery, and let me… View Post