Posts by Rachel Shafer

Kendall Hall

Hometown: San Ramon, California which is in the East Bay Area. Undergrad: Applied Health (basically biology) degree from Azusa Pacific University. Before starting PA school. Patient care...

Kiva Stevens, PA-S1

Name Kiva Stevens Hometown I moved many times growing up around Western Washington, but Bellingham feels like my hometown. Undergraduate School and Degree Western Washington University in...

Yela Carey, PA-SI

Name Yela Carey Hometown Sequim, Wash., pronounced  "SEE-quim" Undergraduate School and Degree George Fox University, BA in Social and Behavioral Studies Patient Care Experience CNA in the...

Maggie Judd, PA-S1

Name Maggie Judd Hometown Portland, Ore. Undergrad University of Portland Class of 2014, BS in Biochemistry Prior Healthcare Experience Clinic assistant and phlebotomist at ZoomCare....

Michael St. Amand, PA-S1

Hometown Santa Clarita, CA Undergraduate School and degree Cal Poly SLO where I received a Bachelor’s in Biological Sciences What you did for patient care experience Medical assistant in...

Rebecca Walker, PA-S1

Hometown: Sacramento, CA Undergraduate school and degree: University of Oregon, Human Physiology Patient care experience: MA and phlebotomist at Zoom+Care. Favorite place in Portland: My...

Do I belong here? Ye-sh.

By Trisha Chau, M.D. Class of 2023 “Difficult to understand. You should think about a different profession.” I read it again and again. Each time with a slower pace. I was sitting in my pre-med...

A surprisingly pleasant IPE experience

By Francisco (Frank) Pena, PA student “Interprofessional Education, what’s that?” “Don’t they understand I have enough on my plate trying to learn medicine?” These questions crossed...