The Duke Physician Assistant Program Research Group is traveling this spring to conferences across the country and abroad to support the group’s mission of conducting high quality policy-relevant research on PAs and on team approaches to patient care.
Perri Morgan, Ph.D., PA-C, associate professor of community and family medicine and director of research; Christine Everett, Ph.D., MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of community and family medicine; and Maggie Gradison, M.D., professor of community and family medicine, recently presented at theAAMC Health Workforce Research Conference April 30-May 1 in Alexandria, Va., and are traveling to London and Cambridge, England, this week to present three posters at the International Health Workforce Conference. Other upcoming conferences for the group include:
- American Academy of Physician Assistants Annual Conference, May 23-27, San Francisco, Calif.
- AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, June 14-16, Minneapolis, Minn.
Morgan, Everett and Gradison are presenting the following papers and posters:
- “Comparison of Specialty Distribution of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in North Carolina, 1997-2013” Authors: Morgan, Anna Johnson, Erin Fraher
- “Reasons for patient preferences of primary care provider type” Authors: Gradison, Morgan, Everett, Katherine Humeniuk, Michael Dill, Justine Strand de Oliveira
- “Public health factors are not associated with physician assistant and nurse practitioner scope of practice laws” Authors: Everett, Humeniuk, Morgan
- “Specialty choice among US physician assistants: Distribution, salaries, and comparison to physicians”Authors: Morgan, Everett, Humeniuk, Virginia Valentin
Visit the research group’s new web presence on the PA program website for more information about the group’s work.