Penicillin (PCN) Allergy 101

To wrap up US Antibiotic Awareness Week 2020, I figured I’d share a few pearls I learned at a grand rounds recently. Penicillin allergy is commonly acquired in childhood when allergic symptoms are found and confused with symptoms of viral or bacterial illness. Up to 20% of people in the general population are labeled as…

Virtual PA Shadowing FAQs

Given our current COVID situation, it pains me that I am unable to accept pre-PA/PA students for shadowing/rotations. My heart goes out to those that had rotations planned or scheduled shadowing opportunities that have now been canceled. I saw through a Facebook Group of PAs that have been offering “Virtual Shadowing” and figured I’d join…

Monday Motivation

So I meant to write this as a Mother’s day post, but that didn’t happen… And it’s okay. I’m tired of putting unrealistic expectations/non-sense deadlines, because quite frankly… who cares!? We should celebrate parent’s/family day all day err’ day! Am I right? Since today is also Monday, I figured I can combine this as a…