What Makes Physician Assistant Programs Successful at Training Rural PAs?

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Project funded:
September 2014
Anticipated completion date:
June 2018

A current WWAMI RHRC study has identified the physician assistant (PA) training programs that have reduced high numbers and high proportions of graduation working in rural areas. The proposed study will extend that work through a physician assistant program survey, identifying key characteristics, admission, and training strategies, and missions of successful rural programs.