Mario Navarro and Omar Nunez

Sun Oct 8: PA Series I- Path to Becoming a PA: Diversity, Excellence, and Your Future

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Mario Raul Navarro, PA-C(c)
Physician Assistant

Omar M. Núñez, PA Student III
Stanford University School of Medicine

Sunday, October 8, 2023
6pm-7:30pm PST

Click on the YouTube link below to view this webinar. Once you have viewed the presentation, you can log back in and take the Quiz for this event. A score of 70% or above will earn you a Certificate for 2 hours of Medical Mentorship.

Workshop Description:
Embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a Physician Assistant (PA) with our captivating workshop, “Path to Becoming a PA: Diversity, Excellence, and Your Future.” Join us for an illuminating exploration of the PA profession, tailored especially for pre-physician assistant students.
In this dynamic session, we begin by creating a supportive atmosphere for your learning experience. You will be inspired by the personal journey of a first-generation Mexican-American PA students, gaining invaluable insights into the challenges and triumphs on the path to becoming a PA.
Discover PAs’ pivotal role in the healthcare system and unravel the prerequisites for PA school, ensuring you are well-prepared for your academic journey. We’ll share proven strategies for success as a pre-PA student, from study techniques to effective time management.
But that is not all – we will delve into the vital importance of diversity and inclusion in the PA profession, illustrating how your unique perspective can shape the future of healthcare.
Join us for an enlightening workshop that promises to empower, educate, and inspire your pursuit of a fulfilling career in healthcare as a Physician Assistant. Your journey starts here!

About the Speakers:

Mario Raul Navarro Jr. is a graduate physician assistant in the program at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. He completed his undergraduate degree in psychobiology at UCLA in 2018. He is a first-generation Mexican American and the son of immigrants from the state of Sinaloa and Jalisco. He is passionate about helping underrepresented minority students interested in pursuing the PA profession and looks forward to answering all of your questions!

Omar Manuel Núñez is a first-generation Mexican American, born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. He received his bachelor’s degree from California State University, Northridge, where he also became a published organic chemist. He is currently a third-year PA student at Stanford University. His clinical background comes from emergency medicine, as he was an EMT for over 2 years. He is an NHSC scholar, so he intends to work in the primary care setting, but he also loves the idea of working in the ED. His experiences as a son of an immigrant family drive him to diversify medicine and uplift underserved communities inside and outside of medicine. Lifestyle Medicine is an area of interest that he plans on advancing in his practice as a future PA.

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Topic: PA Series I- Path to Becoming a PA: Diversity, Excellence, and Your Future
When: Sunday, Oct 8, 6:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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