The Changing Nature of the Physician Assistant Workforce

October 7, 2014

John McGinnity, president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, shares how PA practice is changing, and how physicians and practices should adapt.

The number of physician assistants practicing in the United States is rapidly expanding, as is the role that they are playing in patient care.

To help identify the biggest changes to the PA profession that practices should be aware of, as well as how they can best utilize PAs to benefit patient care, Physicians Practice sat down with John G.  McGinnity, president of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

In this podcast, McGinnity shares how the PA profession has changed since the first PAs graduated in 1967, how the relationship between PAs and physicians is evolving, and how state laws related to PA practice are shifting.