Posts Tagged: advanced practice provider

All In!

My name is Adrienne Thorne, AG-ACNP. Confused by that long strand of letters following my name? No worries – it’s a little complicated! The acronym stands for Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. I support UPMC Presbyterian’s Adult Cardiothoracic Surgery department, and I love my career! A little background: About a year ago, I transitioned from… Read more »

Little Moments, Big Impact

Before joining UPMC in 2015, Sarah Jenkins, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, had already begun impacting the lives of children across the nation. Starting at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, her stint as a Registered Nurse in the NICU confirmed her desire to pursue a career in neonatal nursing. After working as a Neonatal Nurse… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Primary Care PA…

I’ve been working in Family Medicine for two years now, and while some things we do every day may seem routine, there is nothing ordinary about how we care for our patients.  Here is an example of a random day in Primary Care: 8:00am: Upon arrival to the office, I greet our nurses and turn… Read more »