Tina Kaufman, Alumna Physician Assistant
“It really has to be about something bigger than yourself, I think, to be able to come out the other end of your career saying ‘You know what? This was really fulfilling.’”

Tina Kaufman is a graduate of the Physician Assistant Studies Program. She has been a Physician Assistant in the Internal Medicine Clinic at Parkland Memorial Hospital. Tina chose Parkland so she could have experiences in research, teaching, and indigent care. She manages her own patients as well as teaching clinics for residents. Her training clinics help residents learn about exercise prescription and counseling, chronic pain, smoking cessation, and injections. Tina loves the diversity of patients she sees, as well the relationships she has been able to establish.