Doctors and physician assistants (PAs) both are in short supply in the United States. Meanwhile, expanded treatment abilities for PAs is an idea that is gaining more traction. The need for doctors and PAs to work together effectively constantly rises — but it seems like the difficulties do, too.
This infographic reveals what PAs think about their working relationship with doctors, how that partnership stacks up vs a team of PAs only, and how well PAs believe physicians are doing with patient treatment. If you're interested in delving deeper into the data, check out the Evolving Scope of Practice: Physician Assistants Weigh In report.
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Cite this: Jon McKenna. Infographic: Physician Assistants Reveal the Realities of Their Working Relationship With Doctors - Medscape - Dec 09, 2022.