Name: Leslie Schlachter, PA-C
Title: Physician Assistant
Location: New York, NY
School/Program: Mount Sinai Health System
Currently Wearing: The Ionic Scrub Jacket
Why did you choose your profession?:
I love complex science and medicine and felt that a daily constant challenge with a group of likeminded people would be a good fit for me.
Current Passion Project:
I am passionate about PA's and NP's using social media authentically for raising awareness of appropriate patient engagement, professional networking and educational content of our profession.
Who was/is your inspiration?
My father. He felt that medicine and surgical specialties was where I needed to me based on my personality and perfectionism personality. He molded each step of my life to get me here.
Fun Fact 1:
I was a professional basketball player
Fun Fact 2:
I am 6'4"
Do you have any advice for others interested in entering your field?
If it peaks your interest and you see yourself doing this, DO IT. Do not let fear or the challenge get in your way. I have never met an unhappy PA!
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