Physician assistant Trenton Clapp joined Richland Memorial Hospital in Olney, Ill.
Here are four takeaways:
1. Mr. Clapp is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale's physician assistant program.
2. He completed his necessary clinical rotations in order to receive his PA certification in 2016.
3. Mr. Clapp will work with Prashanth Anand, MD, an orthopedic surgeon.
4. In discussing his new role, Mr. Clapp stressed the importance of communication with patients: "The patient is a part of their own treatment plan, and the only way we can accomplish goals is by working together."
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