Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Training Experiences for Physician Assistants


  • Abstract

    Rural provider shortages in primary care can be alleviated by encouraging and supporting physician assistants (PAs) to practice in rural areas. This study surveyed and interviewed PA program directors to describe the approaches of rurally oriented PA programs as well as the availability and varying models of rural clinical training in the most successful programs.


  • Authors:

    Larson EH, Oster NV, Jopson AD, Andrilla CHA, Pollack SW, Patterson DG

  • Journal/Publisher:

    J Physician Assist Educ

  • Edition:

    Sep 2023. 34(3):p 178-187

  • Link to Article

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  • Citation:

    Larson EH, Oster NV, Jopson AD, Andrilla CHA, Pollack SW, Patterson DG. Routes to rural readiness: enhancing clinical training experiences for physician assistants. J Physician Assist Educ. 34(3):p 178-187, September 2023. | DOI: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000514