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On March 25 – 26, 2011, the Yale PA Program sponsored a Symposium, “Celebrating the Contributions of Physician Assistants to American Medicine” with several speakers and panels highlighting the achievements of Physician Assistants to the development of high level patience care in the U.S. and overseas. Speakers discussed past and future trends in the PA profession. Speakers included Fred Sadler, M.D. and Blair Sadler, J.D., original founders of the Yale PA Program, Patrick Killeen, PA-C, President of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Burdeen Camp PA-C ’73 and Richard Hall PA-C ’73 (first graduates of the Yale PA Program), Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-C and a Commissioner of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA), andother distinguished leaders and educators in the PA field.

Yale PA Program 40 Year Anniversary Symposium Yale University

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On March 25 – 26, 2011, the Yale PA Program sponsored a Symposium, “Celebrating the Contributions of Physician Assistants to American Medicine” with several speakers and panels highlighting the achievements of Physician Assistants to the development of high level patience care in the U.S. and overseas. Speakers discussed past and future trends in the PA profession. Speakers included Fred Sadler, M.D. and Blair Sadler, J.D., original founders of the Yale PA Program, Patrick Killeen, PA-C, President of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), Burdeen Camp PA-C ’73 and Richard Hall PA-C ’73 (first graduates of the Yale PA Program), Ruth Ballweg, MPA, PA-C and a Commissioner of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA), andother distinguished leaders and educators in the PA field.

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    The Context for a New Profession

    The Context for a New Profession

    Background and History of the Physician Assistant Profession.

    • 25 min
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    The Beginning of the Yale Program

    The Beginning of the Yale Program

    Background and History of the Yale Physician Associate Program.

    • 47 min
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    The First Class of 1973

    The First Class of 1973

    Background and History of the Yale Physician Associate Program.

    • 39 min
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    The Current Demographics of the PA Profession

    The Current Demographics of the PA Profession

    Current statistical information about the Physician Assistant profession by the President of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the PA professional development organization.

    • 23 min
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    The Yale Graduate

    The Yale Graduate

    Current information about the Yale PA graduates based on alumni survey data.

    • 12 min
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    Past Presidents of the AAPA from the Yale PA Program

    Past Presidents of the AAPA from the Yale PA Program

    Background and History of the Yale Physician Associate Graduates who have played a leadership role in the AAPA and other professional organizations.

    • 36 min

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