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Sponsor an Institute of Medicine study on PA utilization and Effectiveness

As millions of new patients enter the American medical system a shortage of quality primary care providers looms. Physician Assistants/Associates (PAs) are well educated, well trained and highly capable primary and specialty care providers. Neither major medical organizations nor the lay population fully comprehend the potential impact of this profession on the future of American Healthcare. Despite over a half century of providing quality medical care, it is rare for these professionals to be allowed to practice as the full scope of their training and licensure.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Secretary, Health and Human Services
    The Honorable Kathleen Sebelius
  • Director, Division of Health Care Access and Coverage
    Elizabeth "Beth" Hadley

    Dr. Francis Crosby, PA-C, MPAS, DrHSc started this petition with a single signature, and now has 813 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.