Race, ethnicity, and the physician assistant profession.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The physician assistant (PA) profession has long had a focus on providing primary healthcare to all. In order to best serve an increasingly diverse population, we examine the racial and ethnic diversity trends experienced in PA education and the PA profession, in the context of national demographics, and the racial and ethnic diversity of other health professions. We also offer recommendations to improve the racial and ethnic diversity of the PA profession.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • LeLacheur, S; Barnett, J; Straker, H

Published Date

  • October 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 41 - 45

PubMed ID

  • 26406176

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1547-1896

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.JAA.0000471609.54160.44


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States