Articles of incorporation of the American Registry of Physicians' Associates, Inc.

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  • Articles of incorporation of the American Registry of Physicians' Associates, signed by Robinson O. Everett, Martha D. Ballenger and D. Robert Howard on May 26, 1970. The initial Board of Directors included Robert Ewer, MD, University of Texas, Galveston, TX; D. Robert Howard, MD, Duke University and Leland Powers, MD, Bowman Gray School of Medicine. The purpose of the Registry was to encourage the training and to promote and regulate the activities of Physicians' Associates by determining their competence through examinations and investigative studies, to grant and issue certificates to graduates of approved educational and training programs and to others who demonstrate by examination that they possess a background and experience to perform satisfactorily as graduates of approved programs. The Registry was the forerunner of the Association of Physician Assistant Programs and the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
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  • Physician Assistant Program Records
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