The following resources will help PAs and physicians partner with increased effectiveness that will enhance clinical excellence. You'll find examples of high-functioning teams in a wide
range of medical specialties.
PA profession was founded on the concept of team practice. We believe that the
physician-PA team relationship is fundamental to enhancing the delivery of
high-quality healthcare. It is critical that this relationship be preserved and strengthened as the healthcare system changes.
This AAPA issue brief details the unique physician-PA team (PDF) practice model and other healthcare organizations' support for team practice.
For more information on practice agreements, visit your state regulatory body's website and read AAPA's state law summary for your state.
Finding 'Dr. Right'
Integrity, communication, respect and partnership make an excellent team tick, according to this PA Professional article (PDF).
Successful team practice video
The award-winning team of Christopher
E. Sadler, PA-C, and Daniel Einhorn, MD, FACP, FACE, discuss
their practice in this video.