Posts Tagged: APP

Advanced Practice Providers: Understanding the Heart of the Matter

Physician Assistants, Shelly Iams and Venice Conley are passionate about their roles as Advanced Practice Providers. Assisting in both Cardiac and Cardiothoracic Surgery at UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute, each day offers its fair share of triumphs and trials. As APPs, Iams and Conley both value their specialty because their work is highly motivating, filled with… 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 »