How many PA residencies are there?
PA Residency Program Accreditation ARC-PA: There are currently only 8 accredited clinical residencies for PAs in the US, listed on the ARC-PAs website here.
What PA specialties require residency?
In addition to the training one receives from physician assistant school, a residency is an additional training program that may last 12 to 24 months, focused on a specific specialty. Areas include emergency medicine, cardiothoracic surgery, orthopedics, OBGYN, psychiatry, and many more.
Are PA residencies worth it?
We also collected data on salaries and on the number of hours PA residents worked each week. We found that the residency-trained PAs worked an average of 15.5% more hours than informally trained surgery PAs and also earned an average 15.1% more.
Are there PA residencies?
A PA residency is an opportunity for a newly graduated PA to immerse themselves in their chosen profession. There are currently programs in most subspecialties of medicine including Surgery, CV Surgery, Ob-Gyn, Psychiatry, Orthopedics, Internal Medicine, Urology, ENT and Emergency Medicine.
Do you get paid during PA rotations?
“Not surprisingly, programs reported that medical and PA schools are their biggest competitors for rotations,” stated Herrick. About 24% of respondents stated that their program currently pays for supervised clinical rotations, which average $500 to $2,000 per student per rotation.
How much does a PA resident make?
The average Doctor Resident in Philadelphia, PA makes $46,508, 1% above the national average Doctor Resident salary of $46,230.
Which three PA subspecialties have the highest salaries?
Note: Major specialty areas are in parentheses.
- Trauma surgery (surgical subspecialties) — $117,968.
- Critical care (internal medicine subspecialties) — $117,000.
- Emergency medicine — $117,000.
- Anesthesiology (other specialties) — $117,000.
- Thoracic surgery (surgical subspecialties) — $116,000.
Can PA switch specialties?
Because PAs receive general medical and surgical education and are required to recertify regularly, they can often change specialties without needing any new certification.