Celebrating PA Week: Honoring Two of Our Own

National Physician Assistant Week is right around the corner, and we’re excited to celebrate the incredible contributions of these unsung healthcare heroes. From October 6th to 12th, we pay tribute to Physician Assistants (PAs) who play a pivotal role in our healthcare system. 

This year, we’re especially fortunate to recognize two outstanding PAs: Cindy Mast PA-C in pediatrics and Rosie Mueller PA-C in family medicine. Their dedication, compassion, and expertise have made a profound impact on our community’s well-being.

The Role of Physician Assistants: The American Association of Physician Assistants, describes the essence of PAs: “PAs don’t just see patients. They see you.”

PAs go beyond the routine by bringing their extensive experience and expertise to the table. They listen to patients with unwavering compassion, empowering them with personalized, high-quality care. In doing so, PAs strengthen the very core of our healthcare system.

Cindy Mast PA-C is a shining star in the realm of pediatrics. She dedicates her time and skills to Panda Pediatrics‘ walk-in clinic, where she plays a vital role in helping children and their families navigate acute illnesses and injuries. Without a doubt, Panda owes much of its success to her tireless efforts. But it’s not just about her workload; it’s about the heart she puts into her work.

Patient Testimonials Speak Volumes: Here are some heartwarming quotes from patient satisfaction surveys about Cindy:

  • “Our provider was exceptional!!!”
  • “You are awesome!”
  • “Extremely professional, empathetic, and helpful.”
  • “I absolutely loved our provider. She was informative, kind, and wonderful.”

Rosie Mueller PA-C  is a remarkable figure in the field of family medicine. She serves patients of all ages at Heartland Community Health Center and has a special interest in medication-assisted therapy for substance use disorders. Her work has undoubtedly saved countless lives, underscoring the indispensable role of PAs in healthcare.

The Power of Rosie’s Patient Care: Here are some poignant quotes from Rosie’s patients:

  • “Rosie listens and is very informative.”
  • “Rosie is amazing. She is very caring for her patients.”
  • “I love Rosie; she listens to me and shows that she really cares about what is going on with me.”
  • “I couldn’t have asked for a better visit.”


As we approach National PA Week, let’s take a moment to express our gratitude and appreciation for Cindy Mast PA-C and Rosie Mueller PA-C. Their unwavering commitment to patient care and their ability to see the person behind the illness truly make a difference in our community. Please join us in wishing these exceptional providers a happy PA Week and thanking them for their invaluable contributions to our health and well-being.

During National PA Week, we celebrate the remarkable work of Physician Assistants like Cindy Mast PA-C and Rosie Mueller PA-C, who embody the essence of compassionate, patient-centered care. Their dedication and expertise strengthen the foundation of our healthcare system and remind us that PAs don’t just see patients; they see us, and they make a world of difference in our lives.

Cindy Mast
Cindy Mast PA-C, Panda Pediatrics
Rosie Mueller PA-C, Heartland Community Health Center