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Physician Assistant Residencies: 5 Programs to Consider

Physician Assistant ResidenciesIf you’re currently in a physician assistant training program, or working as a physician assistant, and considering physician assistant residencies, here are a few programs you may want to look at, with some information about what they offer.

There are many programs to choose from, but these physician assistant residencies are a few that have good programs and are some of the top schools for a lot of PAs.

Bassett Healthcare Multispecialty Surgical – Postgraduate Physician Assistant Program – Cooperstown, NY: If you are looking for a surgical surgery residency, this is one of the physician assistant residencies you should consider. It was developed in 2005 to provide PAs with a broad background in multiple surgical specialties. If you’re interested in physician assistant residencies for surgery, this should be one you look at for sure.

Bridgeport Hospital – PA Trauma, Surgical Critical Care, Burn Fellowship – Bridgeport, CT: Bridgeport is a trauma center and houses Connecticut’s only burn center. If you’re looking for trauma, emergency medicine, surgical care or burn training, you will find it at Bridgeport. This is one of the best physician assistant residencies available for trauma, and one of the most popular.

New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center – PA Residency in Emergency Medicine – New York, NY: With an existing physician emergency residency program, Presbyterian is a leader in emergency medicine training. If you’re looking to train in emergency medicine as a PA, NewYork Presbyterian is a solid choice.

University of Arizona – University of Arizona Neurosurgery Program – Tuscon, AZ: If you’re interested in neurosurgery, U of A gives you experience in minimally invasive stereotactic neurosurgery, epilepsy surgical treatments, cavernous angiomas of the brain and spinal cord, complex skull base tumors, and more.

UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas – Physician Assistant Urology Residency Program – Dallas, TX: UT Southwestern has one of the best urology departments, according to most opinions, in the United States, so their residency is among the best physician assistant residencies. If you’re interested in specializing in urology, it’s hard to go wrong with UT Southwestern. You’ll gain experience and knowledge in all areas of urology including stone disease, urologic oncology BPH/LUTS, female neurology, and trauma/reconstructive/prosthetics.

As you can see, each of these physician assistant residencies has a different focus, and of course there are many more residency programs you should look at before making a decision about which to apply to, but these are well worth your attention.

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