First training programs for physician's assistants approved

Unique ID: PA-0121
Date: September 12, 1972
Description: News release from the American Medical Association dated September 12, 1972 announcing the approval of the first PA training programs approved by accreditation.  The programs receiving approval were:  Alderson-Broaddus College, Phillipi, WV; Bowman-Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC; the Brooklyn Hospital, Brooklyn, NY; and the Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC.  Other programs are listed as receiving Preliminary Approval and Provisional Approval.  The categories of approval are defined within the news release. Language: English
Location: PA Program records - Reginald D Carter series
Rights: Courtesy of the Duke University Medical Center Archives
Timeline Period: PA Implementation Era (1966-1972)


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