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The Family Medicine Difference for PAs

Becoming a physician assistant (PA) is attracting a growing number of health practitioners, and its appeal is gaining a lot of attention: According to a study by U.S. News & World Report, the physician assistant (PA) profession is now ranked as the second-best health care job* and the fourth-best STEM job in its 2024 rankings – as well as an impressive #5 spot among the 100 Best Jobs, across all occupations.  

The PA ranking was also informed in part by Bureau of Labor Statistics most recent projections that the PA profession would experience a nearly 26.5 percent increase in employment between 2022 and 2032, a rate that is faster than most occupations both in and out of the health care sector.  

CME for Family Medicine PAs

From our viewpoint at Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts, we’re not surprised: We see every day what attracts so many of our CME Conference attendees to family medicine PA practices, as they address a wide variety of health issues, and build long-lasting and trusting relationships with patients’ families along the way.

Providing that kind of comprehensive health care across all ages, genders, diseases, and body parts is a unique daily work experience, and we love supporting family medicine physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners (NPs) and registered nurses (RNs) through education and CME. In fact, we often hear family practice clinicians touting our wide variety and all-encompassing curricula covering dermatology, orthopedics, cardiology and emergency medicine, women’s health, pain management & pharmacology, and diabetes at our in-person CME Conferences and Online CME.

We don’t provide surface knowledge, however: Our full-day CME sessions focus on a different specialty, ensuring that each gets the focus and “deep dive” it deserves.

“Instead of multiple speakers touching broadly on a topic,” Nisha McKenzie, PA-C, CSC, NCMP, IF speaker said, “Skin Bones’ CME features one expert for each body system – giving numerous invaluable pearls and pitfalls along the way and answering nagging questions.”

Ready to dig in and up your game in a wide variety of specialties? Check out our full 2024 CME Conference schedule – or register for a Virtual or On-Demand CME! 

  • May 21-24, 2024: Pensacola, FL (Earn up to 26 CME credits and 5.75 Pharmacology credits)
  • June 3-6, 2024: Orlando, FL (Earn up to 26 CME credits and 3 APRN Pharmacology credits)
  • June 11-14, 2024: Destin, FL (up to 26 CME credits and 5.75 APRN Pharmacology credits)
  • June 24-27, 2024: Myrtle Beach, SC (up to 39 CME credits and 5.25 APRN Pharmacology credits)
  • August 6-9, 2024: Virginia Beach, VA (up to 26 CME credits and 4.25 APRN Pharmacology credits)
  • September 10-13, 2024: Pensacola Beach, FL (up to 39 CME credits and 7 APRN Pharmacology credits)
  • October 8-11, 2024: San Antonio, TX (Earn up to 26 CME credits and 3.75 APRN Pharmacology credits)
  • October 21-24, 2024: Orlando, FL (Earn up to 39 CME credits and 8.5 APRN Pharmacology credits)
  • November 12-15, 2024: Las Vegas, NV (Earn up to 39 CME credits and 9 APRN Pharmacology credits)

In-Person and Online CME for Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Physicians

Since our founding, 16,400 physicians, NPs, PAs, and RNs have chosen Skin, Bones, Hearts & Private Parts, learning from 125 speakers at 78 CME Conference sites, earning nearly 500,000 CME credit hours. We’re proud of playing such an important role in our attendee’s pursuit of lifelong learning, and we hope to see you at one – or more! – of our CME Conferences in 2024, whether through an in-person CME Conference at a destination location, or via our on-demand courses or virtual CME conferences! No matter what you choose, you’ll learn from the best of the medical community as you earn CME credits, network, and gain knowledge on dermatology, orthopedics, cardiology, emergency medicine, women’s health, pain management, pharmacology, diabetes, and ER. We also offer the best value per CME credit, with our cost per CME credit hour as low as $21! 

* According to U.S. News, professions receive a composite score calculated from seven of the most common attributes important to job seekers. These factors include median salary, unemployment rate, 10-year growth volume, 10-year growth percentage, future job prospects, stress level, and work-life balance.