How to Become a Physician's Assistant in Sports Medicine

A physician assistant who works in sports medicine often treats musculoskeletal injuries.

A physician assistant who works in sports medicine often treats musculoskeletal injuries.

It's inevitable that an athlete will become injured at some point. Maybe you are a former teen athlete and can empathize with getting sidelined by a torn ligament or sprained ankle. Such empathy may steer you to a career in sports medicine, where you can become a doctor or, with less schooling, a physician assistant.

About Physician Assistants

Sports Medicine

Education

Licensing and Certification

Finding a Job

2016 Salary Information for Physician Assistants

 

About the Author

Beth Greenwood is an RN and has been a writer since 2010. She specializes in medical and health topics, as well as career articles about health care professions. Greenwood holds an Associate of Science in nursing from Shasta College.

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