A study of empathy decline in physician assistant students at completion of first didactic year.

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PURPOSE This research investigated empathy trends among physician assistant (PA) students through their education and included gender differences and specialty job interest. This research partially replicates similar studies of medical and other health professions students. METHODS The Jefferson Scale on Physician Empathy (SPE) was administered to PA… (More)

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@article{Mandel2012ASO, title={A study of empathy decline in physician assistant students at completion of first didactic year.}, author={Ellen D Mandel and William E Schweinle}, journal={The journal of physician assistant education : the official journal of the Physician Assistant Education Association}, year={2012}, volume={23 4}, pages={16-24} }