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A physician assistant stands at a workstation, entering patient data on a laptop computer.
April 12, 2024
Time management, organization and focus will help you thrive in a physician assistant studies program. Pitt offers a convenient hybrid program that delivers much of its content online.
A patient holds a tablet; on its screen, we see a physician assistant delivering telehealth.
March 22, 2024
What characteristics help physician assistants in training succeed? This article reviews skills and traits critical to students and practitioners in the field.
A physician assistant studies student stands outside wearing a jacket and backpack with trees, bushes and an apartment building in the background.
March 20, 2024
Explore the benefits of hybrid physician assistant programs and learn how Pitt’s PAS-Hybrid Program prepares students to address health disparities in their communities.
A physician assistant bandages a patient's hand.
March 5, 2024
Review the prerequisites for Pitt’s Physician Assistant Studies Hybrid Program as you prepare your PA school application.
A physician assistant holding a computer tablet looks out of a hospital window.
March 4, 2024
Learn about what makes the top 10 physician assistant specialties unique and how Pitt’s PAS-Hybrid Program prepares aspiring PAs to enter the field.
A physician assistant in a clinic consults with a patient.
February 12, 2024
Artificial intelligence impacts the way health services are delivered, managed, and documented. Physician assistants must master these new tools to provide state-of-the-art health care.
Emergency Medical Services vehicles arrive at a hospital Emergency Ambulance Entrance.
February 8, 2024
One in nine physician assistants works in emergency care. Learn how PAs are helping to promote efficiency and improve health care outcomes in emergency medicine.
A medical professional touches a virtual interface button of a healthcare application displayed on a large transparent screen.
January 25, 2024
An enrollment advisor can answer your questions about an academic program and its admission process. They can also help you create an application that optimizes your admissions chances.
A smiling physician assistant consults with a patient.
January 24, 2024
Today’s physician assistants are generally happy in their jobs. Learn how you can join a growing field with high satisfaction rates with a PA Studies master’s degree from Pitt.
A physician assistant examines X-rays of a patient's skull and neck.
January 22, 2024
The NCCPA collects demographic information on physician assistants' age, education, background, and location. This article summarizes the data.