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Physician Assistant Studies




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   American Academy of PA's Timeline

In the Library's Collection

History of the Profession

Picture of Henry Lee "Buddy" Treadwell treating a patient

Henry Lee "Buddy" Treadwell (right),
assistant to Dr. Amos Johnson, a
precurser to a physician assistant

Cawley, J.F., Cawthon, E., & Hooker, R.S. (2012). Origins of the physician assistant movement in the United States. JAAPA, 25(12), 36-42.

Carter, R., Thompson, A., & Stanhope, B. (2004). People v Whittaker: the trial and its aftermath in California. Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 19(2), 44-51.

Condit, D. (1993). Our military heritage: The physician assistant profession. Physician Assistant, 17(11), 58-67.

Stead, E.A. (1986). PA profession in review: A founder's perspective. Physician Assistant, 10(1), 12-22.

Cawley, J.F. (2007). Physician assistant education: an abbreviated history. Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 18(3), 6-15.