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Success and Struggle on the Physician Assistant Career Path

For Fatimah Zaghari, PA-C, joining the Atrium Health Union Hospital Emergency Department team in 2019 gave her a homecoming to the professional family she’d formed along her career pathway. She now practices alongside some of the same mentors who urged her to keep pursuing her goals.

By |2021-09-16T12:18:24+00:00September 15, 2021|Clinician Career Growth & Development, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Hospitals, Profiles of Courage|Comments Off on Success and Struggle on the Physician Assistant Career Path

Breast Wishes to New Mothers

Lina Seda, PA has donated more than 5000 ounces of breast milk to babies in need including an infant dependent upon NG tube-feeding, the baby of an HIV+ mother, and one baby struggling with Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES), a type of food allergy affecting the gastrointestinal tract. This is an incredible voluntary act to help babies and support their mothers.

By |2021-08-31T19:18:16+00:00August 19, 2021|Clinical Education, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Hospitals, Profiles of Courage|Comments Off on Breast Wishes to New Mothers

Train, Travel, Treat —TRIUMPH

In our latest Profile of Courage, a young North Carolina physician assistant (PA) finds himself monitoring juvenile COVID-19 patients quarantined at border patrol and embracing the challenge to serve kids in need. For Todd Harris, completing his MPAS in 2020 and then starting as a physician assistant at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, N.C. plants a long-awaited milestone on his journey toward a fulfilling career in health care.

By |2021-08-19T14:16:20+00:00July 19, 2021|Clinical Education, Clinician Career Growth & Development, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Hospitals, News, Profiles of Courage|Comments Off on Train, Travel, Treat —TRIUMPH

Enlisting Emergency Response

For Peter Hairston, military service stands as a family tradition he hoped to continue. His father served as did previous generations before him. For Hairston the timing and prospects didn’t align until 2012 when a respected colleague, Dr. Henry Heard, presented a new pathway to uniform. “I got a wild hare and joined the military,” Hairston declares.

By |2021-07-19T19:16:49+00:00July 1, 2021|Clinical Education, Clinician Career Growth & Development, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Hospitals, Profiles of Courage|Comments Off on Enlisting Emergency Response

Uphill Climb to Vaccine Awareness Yields Positive Outlook

The Floyd Medical Center COVID-19 vaccination clinic is making great strides toward increased vaccine awareness thanks in no small part to Dr. Anne Cowan who runs the initiative with the efficiency and empathy needed to inform her community. Read more about her motivation in our Profile of Courage story.

By |2021-07-19T19:17:11+00:00June 16, 2021|Clinical Education, Clinician Career Growth & Development, Clinician Lifestyle & Wellness, Clinicians, Hospitals, Practice Management & Hospital Operations, Profiles of Courage|Comments Off on Uphill Climb to Vaccine Awareness Yields Positive Outlook