In the We Are Stanford Med series, students and postdocs share their motivations and passions behind their careers.
Tag: physician assistant
PA candidate at Stanford Medicine was medic in war zones and New York City COVID-19 surge
This Voices of COVID story features Stanford Medicine PA student Zach West, who was a New York City 911 paramedic when COVID-19 hit.
A former pro pitcher takes the field in Stanford’s physician assistant program
Physician assistant student Patrick Lowery discusses his former life as a professional pitcher and what made him decide to pursue a medical career.
A daughter of farmworkers, Stanford physician assistant student plans to care for the underserved
In the Spotlight: Yadira Castañeda, a Stanford physician assistant student, discusses her goal to care for people like her parents, immigrant farmworkers.
From Eritrea to Stanford, PA student sees ‘the positive in every negative’
Rahwa Sebhatu, a Stanford physician assistant student, shares the story of leaving an authoritarian regime in Africa to follow her dream.
How a genetic disorder helped my family
Physician assistant student Sara Lynne Wright's uncle has a genetic disease that has helped her, and her entire family, be more accepting.
Stars of Stanford Medicine: Promoting health and career opportunities
This Stars of Stanford Medicine features Kendra Patton, a physician assistant and educator, who is working to create career opportunities for others.