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Diffusion of PA innovation: Risk-taking vs. safe bet

Everett, Christine M. PhD, MPH, PA-C; Quella, Alicia PhD, PA-C

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants: June 2017 - Volume 30 - Issue 6 - p 43–45
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000516351.58384.f3
Special Article

ABSTRACT The physician assistant (PA) profession is a health workforce innovation. This article discusses whether, after 50 years, the PA profession is still an innovation.

Christine M. Everett is an assistant professor in the PA program at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C. Alicia Quella is a clinical associate professor and program director of the PA program at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn. The authors have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA; Reamer L. Bushardt, PharmD, PA-C, DFAAPA; and Tanya Gregory, PhD, anniversary series editors

Copyright © 2017 American Academy of Physician Assistants
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