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Physician Assistants Moving Into Specialties Amid Doctor Shortage

21 Jul 2016 10:00 AM | Jenny Thomasson (Administrator)

Physician assistants, often considered primary care professionals, are entering more specialty fields including surgery and emergency medicine amid a nationwide doctor shortage, according to a new report.

More than 70% of physician assistants now work in “non-primary care specialties,”  according to the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in its annual profile of the PA profession.

To read the complete article from Forbes, click here


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