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“I need to take time for myself; that’s crucial. It’s essential in any career, any job, or any part of your life. Being able to pause, reflect on your life is necessary. You’re changing the lives of others and being a part of their healthcare journey. But it’s equally important not to let that weigh […]

An Inside Perspective: The Emotional Weight of Helping Patients
Jack Jones

“Great question. In the world of medicine, especially now, with these large hospitals, big academic centers, and extensive facilities within large hospital systems, they do a decent job when it comes to patient care. However, I believe that in a private practice setting, you experience a more patient-centered approach. This is because your patient population […]

Smaller Vs. Larger Medical Centers
Jack Jones

“Yeah, there are a few stories I can share with you. I’ve had a variety of patient interactions that have been profoundly meaningful and hold a special place in my heart. For instance, there was a patient I was caring for in the hospital during my previous job. Surprisingly, no family members or friends came […]

The Need For Empathy In Medicine
Jack Jones

“The operating room can be an intimidating place; it’s not for everyone. It is a very detail-oriented environment, from the components of anesthesia to the operation itself. It’s like a dance; you don’t want to step on anyone’s toes. So, you have to learn the dance; otherwise, it doesn’t work. Of course, there’s a learning […]

Growth From The Operating Room
Jack Jones

“I think, as a PA, you get to do a lot in the realm of medicine. You get to see patients, come up with your treatment plans, diagnose, and form relationships with your patients. That stems from collaborating with your attending and/or supervising physician. So, that collaboration, in and of itself, like being able to […]

How does the collaboration of the P.A. contribute to patient care quality?
Jack Jones

“There’s a lot of exciting stuff going on. We’re learning more and more about the skin biome and how our normal skin biome is going to impact healing. It’s going to impact how we scar, that sort of thing. So, that’s going to be really exciting. Also, being able to more safely treat skin of […]

How do you see the aesthetics industry evolving over the next ten years?
Jennifer Fick

“That’s a very challenging question. I think what I would say if I were stranded on a desert island, I would hope I had my sunblock with me. Um, so that would probably be my number one. But of course, we can’t live without everything else we use, but that is a critical component. Everybody […]

What is the most crucial skincare product?
Jennifer Fick

“The brand or the type of filler that you’re using, and maybe it’s not even the brand, um, because each brand, like Galderma or Allergan, they have various fillers that have different qualities within their brand lines, if you will. So, when I’m choosing a filler to use, I’m choosing it because of the qualities […]

Does the brand of filler matter?
Jennifer Fick

“Well, I think that, I mean, first of all, I love what I do. So, I don’t actually feel like I’m going to work every day. I feel like it’s I get to go to work and I get to see people and hang out with cool people and basically play in 3D on live […]

What at work inspires you?
Jennifer Fick

“We’ll start by introducing myself and giving them my pronouns. So, I’ll be like, “Hi, my name is Jennifer, my pronouns are she/her,” and that will trigger them to say, “Oh, hi, my name is,” and “my pronouns are.” That works quite well. In our office, we also have paperwork where they can designate their […]

How do you address pronouns?
Jennifer Fick

“Yeah, that’s an excellent question. Um, it really starts by, you know, finding out what the patient’s goals are. Uh, some patients I’ve worked with are not necessarily transitioning yet. They really haven’t made that decision, but they’re just trying to reflect a little bit more of what they feel on the inside on their, […]

How do you help individuals with their gender identity journey?
Jennifer Fick