Kate Straughton

Kate is President of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the Royal College of Physicians. She has over ten years’ experience as a Physician Associate, including working in acute medicine and neurosurgery. She has been working in PA education since 2014, with a focus on work-based learning and clinical placements. Kate is currently the placement lead for the University of Birmingham PA course, and also oversees the MsC ‘top up’ for PAs who wish to carry out some further research.

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Physician Associate Placements

Placements can be daunting to the unprepared. This pocket guide is designed to make Physician Associate placements more enjoyable and less stressful and to help students get the most out of their practice learning experience.

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