Profiles of Courage
When David Thompson, MPAS, PA-C, reports to the ER his performance exemplifies a grace-under-pressure style honed by years of experience working in extremely difficult circumstances, including deployments around the world in combat and in support of combat operations. His patients benefit from the laser focus of a highly skilled PA who also happens to be a decorated, high-ranking officer in the U. S. Armed Forces....CONTINUE READING
Dr. Michael D. Lee recently joined ApolloMD as Medical Director of Anesthesia at UNC Health Blue Ridge. Click to learn about his experiences as an international medical missionary, and the philanthropy he founded based on Duke basketball tickets....CONTINUE READING
This past fall, ApolloMD campaigned to raise awareness and donations for Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation, supporting its mission to reduce burnout in the health care industry and advocate for more accessible mental health services for health care professionals. Their mandate aligns directly with our own company-wide wellness initiatives and our corporate vision statement: “Healthy Clinicians. Healthy Patients. Healthy Communities.”...CONTINUE READING
The practice of rural medicine comes second nature to Robert Arledge, PA, Lead APC at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital in Elkin, NC. Upon graduation from Emory University’s Physician Assistant program, he jumped at the chance to join the staff of a small-town hospital in Jackson, Georgia. While training at a busy metro facility gave him a top-notch education with the latest technology at his fingertips, he finds the rural environment brings a deeper connection to the upbringing that led him to seek a career in health care....CONTINUE READING
Evan Howell, MBA, MMSc, LSSBB, PA-C, recently presented at the Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting where he discussed a variety of approaches to address organizational change and how these methodologies can be applied to health care delivery....CONTINUE READING
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....CONTINUE READING
Dr. Michael Lipscomb, ApolloMD Chief Quality and Patient Safety Officer, has practiced emergency medicine for almost 25 years and possesses extensive experience in optimizing both department flow and patient satisfaction.
After noticing the impact of stress on his career, Dr. Lipscomb developed a renewed focus on cultivating personal and professional wellness among health care professionals.