Where can PAs work?

 PAs can practice in a wide variety of clinical and surgical settings which include:

Physician offices Clinical Research
Hospitals Medical Sales
Community Health Centers Industrial Work Sites
Surgical Centers Dept. of Veteran Affairs (VA)
Nursing Homes Indian Health Service
Long Term Care Facilities Public Health (health departments, CDC, etc.)
Home Health Agencies Federal Government (FBI, CIA, Foreign Embassies, etc.)
Hospice Medical Staffing Agencies
Correctional Facilities Health Care Management/ Administration
International Medicine Medical Education


According to the 2013 American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) Annual PA Census Report:

32% of PAs work in primary care
68% of PAs work in specialty areas of medicine 

Primary care encompasses family practice, internal medicine, general hospital medicine, pediatrics and women’s health.

Specialty areas of medicine involve medical specialties like cardiology, dermatology, emergency medicine, orthopedics, occupational medicine or interventional radiology, and surgical disciplines like general surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, or transplant surgery.

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In which disciplines of medicine and surgery can PAs work?

Kara Baker2
“I’m from a rural community and we need more medical providers in the rural community. PAs are here to help the physician succeed.”

Kara Baker, Caddo Gap, AR
Family Practice
Internal Medicine
Pediatric Medicine
Women’s Health
Emergency Medicine
Orthopedic Medicine
Behavioral Medicine
General Surgery
Cardiology
Dermatology 
Endocrinology
Gastroenterology 
Neurology
Hyperbaric Medicine 
Ophthalmology
Infectious Disease
Pulmonology
ENT
Pathology
Radiology
Urology
Nephrology 
Rheumatology 
Transplant Services
CT Surgery & Vascular
Critical Care
Nephrology
Hematology/ Oncology
Pain Management
Sleep Medicine
Interventional Radiology
Academic Medicine
Plastic Surgery
Neurosurgery
Occupational Medicine
Urgent Care
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