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Physician associate training places to expand by 220% next year

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Unfortunately,like Donald Trump over here,the few GPs who have used this commentary space to insult and degrade PAs (and myself personally)rather than actually dialogue, demonstrate their ignorance of so many aspects of what the PA profession is and what we do. There is no need to reinvent the wheel,PAs have been successful over here for 50 years and many studies have shown patients get great care comparable to any family practice provider. Again the difference is the years of experience. And I would argue that a "science" degree is irrelevant to the practice of medicine. Understanding disease (believe it or not) is necessary to appropriate recognition and treatment. And no, I am not a monkey nor a bot. I am one of the original PAs that came over to B'ham in 2005 to help establish that PA program. Please be civil in this forum (it's one of the attractions of living in the UK) Thanks

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25 Feb 2016

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4:26pm

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