Physician Assistants: From Pipeline to Practice

@article{Glicken2013PhysicianAF,
  title={Physician Assistants: From Pipeline to Practice},
  author={Anita Duhl Glicken and Anthony A. Miller},
  journal={Academic Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={88},
  pages={1883–1889}
}
For over four decades, physician assistants (PAs) have demonstrated that they are effective partners in a changing health care environment, readily adaptable to the needs of an evolving delivery system. With increased expectations of physician shortages, especially in primary care, PAs will be called on to fill provider gaps and new roles in interprofessional team-based delivery systems. There are over 90,000 certified PAs in the workforce and 173 accredited programs yielding an estimated 6,545… Expand
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