National PA day


National PA day

National Physician Assistant (PA) week is celebrated annually from October 6th through October 12th. This week was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the first graduating Physician Assistant class at Duke University on October 6, 1967. [http://www.aapa.org/newsroom/pa-week.html] October 6th is also the birthday of Dr. Eugene Stead, the founder of the PA profession.


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