Certified Physician Assistant Susan Shields brings more than a dozen years of clinical experience to P3 Health Partners. She specializes in family and internal medicine, which she most recently practiced at DaVita HealthCare Partners in Henderson. Her favorite part of the job is making a difference in patients’ lives– helping and educating others by sharing her knowledge. Her key piece of advice to patients when it comes to well being – stay active for physical and mental health.Thanks to her background in psychiatry, Susan is exceptionally skilled at helping her patients deal with difficult medical circumstances. She values compassionate care and works to develop trusting relationships with patients and co-workers alike. Outside of these relationships, Susan is an active mother and enjoys fly-fishing, snowmobiling in Southern Utah, and attending Las Vegas Golden Knights hockey games with her son.Susan found the path to a career in healthcare in 1998 after working in clinical labs as a medical technologist for 14 years. With a desire to contribute even more to the medical field, she went back to school and in 2001 she graduated from Pomona, California’s Western University of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Certificate Program. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from the University of Nevada in Reno and is an active member of the Nevada Association of Physician Assistants. (NAPA).