• 2018 Cohort of Newly Certified Physician Assistants is the Profession’s Largest, Youngest Yet

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    52 years after the first PA (physician assistant) class graduated in 1967, the profession is showing no signs of slowing down. The latest Statistical Profile of Recently Certified Physician Assistants, published by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), indicates that 9,287 physician assistants were certified for the first time in 2018, a 26.5 percent increase from 2013.

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  • 2018 Statistical Report of Certified PAs by Specialty

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    Four years after its initial publication, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) has published the Statistical Report of Certified Physician Assistants by Specialty, an in-depth report about Certified PAs in 23 medical specialties and subspecialties.

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  • 2018 Statistical Report of Certified PAs

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    For the sixth consecutive year, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) has published the Statistical Report of Certified Physician Assistants, the most comprehensive report of PA data nationwide.

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  • More than 120 Certified PAs were awarded a CAQ

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    With medical knowledge doubling more than once a year and demand for specialist services rising, over two-thirds of Certified PAs have moved into areas of medicine outside of primary care and more than 1,200 have deepened their commitment to specialty practice by earning a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ).

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  • 2017 Statistical Report of Certified PAs by State

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    For the fourth year, the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) has published the 2017 Statistical Report of Certified Physician Assistants by State - one of four annual reports that comprise the most comprehensive and accurate source of Certified PA data nationwide.

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