The problem with primary care

Where does our job satisfaction come from? Money has been put forth as a likely determinant.

Over the course of my clinical career I’ve felt most satisfied when I’ve been able to focus on the needs of the patients entrusted to my care.

Money is a great motivator, but in my book only compassion carries the day. more»

Semper Paratus

In the United States we are faced with a shortage of primary care physicians, but fewer medical school graduates elect a career in primary care. Have the members of any Washington think tank seriously considered the role of generically trained physician assistants in this equation?  more»

Interested readers can examine my thoughts on this issue in my latest Musings blog post newly published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.