1. LindaAccepted

    Medical Which One is Right for Me? PA vs. NP vs. Medical School

    Why do you want to become a Physician Assistant (PA)? Why not a nurse practitioner or physician? To help you answer this question in more depth, I’m providing a direct comparison of these three educational and professional options by focusing on three specific programs. Using information from...
  2. A

    NP or PA, working in Maternal Fetal?

    I am currently working on undergrad and interested in working in the maternal fetal medicine specialty, but unsure on which path to take, either nurse prac or physician assist. I prefer more of the autonomy I've heard that comes with NP but I've also heard that PAs are more accepted in surgical...
  3. kwinterwinter

    Torn between NP/PA and MD, please help

    Hello, I know there are previous threads discussing the differences, pros and cons but I would love a current perspective now that shifts in the medical world are taking place due to obama care and popularity of mid-level provider careers. I am 30 years old, and decided to switch from my...
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    I need serious advice. Help!

    Hey guys, I'm a Newby to the student doctor forums. I found the forum like many others probably did, Googleing my life away because I'm an undergrad student trying to decide my future. The difference between myself and my peers is that I am a 24 year old, married, mother of three little girls...