PA the FI Way

PA the FI Way

Hosted by: Kat, PA-C

Becoming a physician assistant (PA) is difficult. But becoming a PA on the way to financial independence (FI) shouldn’t be. Allow the PA the FI Way podcast to be your guide to becoming a physician assistant on the way...

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079 | What PAs Can Learn From Dogs About Toxic Work Environments

Research studies done several years ago by a psychologist named Martin Seligman on dogs revealed a concept called learned helplessness. This idea can explain why some physician assistants / physician associates act in...
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078 | Lifestyle Design and Lessons From Our RV Family Adventure

In order to live an intentional life as a current or future PA, you need to incorporate lifestyle design into your life. Lifestyle design is the process of designing the life that you want to live that aligns with...
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077 | Some of the Diverse Roles That One PA Can Hold: Interview with Brittany Strelow, DMSc, MS, PA-C

Do you feel as though you'd like to try to dip your toes into other roles outside of clinical medicine as a physician associate? This interview with Brittany will show how you could try many different things as a PA,...
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076 | 10 Pieces of Outdated Financial Advice that Worked for Your Parents but Likely Won’t Work for You

Have you ever heard your parents give you a financial recommendation that seemed as though it was a bit "old school"? You may have thought, "Hmm... that may have worked for you, but that doesn't seem as though it...
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075 | How to Lower Your Costs as a Wedding Guest

Wedding season can be expensive if you have many weddings and wedding festivities to attend! The costs can all add up quickly, especially if you're also in the wedding as part of the wedding party. Here are some...
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074 | Say "I Do" to Lower Wedding Costs

It is wedding season, and many PAs tend to get married right after PA school. A few other PAs will even get married in the midst of PA school! Weddings can be magical and memorable, as well as unfortunately very...
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073 | Double PA the FI Way: Interview with Married PA-C Couple, Logan and Makenzie Driscoll

Logan and Makenzie Driscoll are a married couple who met in PA school, and have been practicing as surgical specialty PAs for one year. They share how they are trying to pursue financial independence together as a...
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072 | Bear Markets: What Are They, and What Should You Do?

You have likely recently heard that the stock market value has dropped and has entered into a bear market, and this information may be causing some worry and confusion. In this episode, an overview is provided about...
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071 | The Benefits of Adventuring on the Journey to Financial Independence: Interview with Heidi Dusek, Host of the Ordinary Sherpa Podcast and Author of Beyond Normal

Have you ever thought that traveling and going on adventures would have to stop either when you have kids or when you are saving money to pursue financial independence as a physician associate / physician assistant?...
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070 | From Being a PA Experiencing Burnout, to Teaching Other PAs about Burnout and Wellness: Interview with Meg Leddy, PA-C

Unfortunately, many physician associates / physician assistants have experienced or will experience burnout. Meg Leddy, PA-C, went from experiencing burnout to teaching other PAs and other healthcare professionals...
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069 | An Overview of AAPA Conference 2022 and an Update on PANRE-LA, the New Recertification Exam Alternative for PAs

Did you make it to the AAPA Conference 2022 this week in Indianapolis, or are you planning on attending next year in Nashville? In this episode, I share some of the highlights of this years' conference as well as what...
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068 | Preparing for PA School on the Way to Financial Independence: Interview with Skyler and Rebecca Fleming, PA-S

If you're fortunate enough to learn about financial independence and starting to become financially literate before PA school, what can you do ahead of time to prepare and set yourself up for success? Rebecca is a...
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