Every weekend, countless high school athletes and weekend warriors twist a knee or ankle and go to an urgent care center or emergency department to have the injury checked out. In many cases, the facility will take an X-ray, splint the joint and tell the patient to make an appointment
Conducted by Merritt Hawkins, a national physician and PA search firm, in collaboration with the American Academy of PAs (AAPA), the survey examines PA staffing trends at 286 hospitals nationwide. - See more at: https://www.aapa.org/twocolumn.aspx?id=6442451756#sthash.ap5m5EKR.dpuf Infographic: 2016 SURVEY OF PA RECRUITING AND EMPLOYMENT TRENDS
Saying medicine ain’t what it used to be is a bit of an understatement... Click here to download PDF
From AAPA.org's fact sheet: "PAs are proven to create access, elevate health outcomes and increase patient satisfaction."
From AAPA's issue brief: "Comprehensive educational programs prepare PAs for a career in medicine and a team-based approach to providing high quality, patient-centered medical care."
From AAPA's issue brief: "The PA profession, founded on the concept of collaborative practice, is a natural fit for today’s increasingly team-oriented care models."
AAPA Launches Groundbreaking Continuing Medical Education Collaboration with the University of Michigan Health System and MD Anderson Cancer Center
AAPA has announced collaborations with the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to recognize PA participation in new multi-specialty programs that will award the first of many Performance Improvement Continuing Medical Education (PI-CME) credits to participating PAs. PI-CME activities involve PAs