Physician Assistant Career Resources

 
As health care professionals, physician assistants are licensed to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician. Their responsibilities consists of conducting exams, diagnosing and treating illnesses, ordering and interpreting tests, counseling on preventive health care, assisting in surgery, and in most states writing prescriptions.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Physician Assistants
 

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American Academy of Physician Assistants - The only national organization that represents physician assistants in all specialties and all employment settings. The AAPA is here to answer your questions with authoritative information about the physician assistant profession.

- The only national organization that represents physician assistants in all specialties and all employment settings. The AAPA is here to answer your questions with authoritative information about the physician assistant profession.
Physician Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery - This site is for Physician Assistants who are interested in Orthopedics, and want to network with other PA's who practice in Orthopedics.  Job information, Calendar of events, News, Surveys on practices analysis, and much more can be found on this web site.

Physician Assistant History Office - provides a reliable, comprehensive and accessible source of information about the profession’s unique origins, philosophy, structure and interdependent relationship with the medical profession.

Association of Physician Assistant Programs - A national organization representing physician assistant educational programs in the United States.

Surgical Physician Assistant - Provide continuing medical education on surgery and care of the surgical patient for physician assistants and students in accredited physician assistant programs.

Admission Test: Graduate Record Exam (GRE)  

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