Both Samora Charles, PA-C and Alberto Pineda know that they are a part of the changing image of physician assistants.
If their current efforts are successful, they’ll forge an easier path for future generations in their field, while also being a medical professional their patients can relate to.
For the fifth consecutive year, the number of Certified Physician Assistants in the United States continues to increase.
According to the latest Statistical Profile of Certified Physician Assistants by State, one of four annual reports issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), the PA workforce grew 6.6 percent between 2017 and 2018.
Typically, Haley Neahr, PA-C can be found treating patients at a private practice outside of Dallas. Every now and then, she gets a chance to take her skills as a Certified Physician Assistant to help others a world away.