Remembering J. Jeffrey Heinrich 1945 – 2020

It is with great sadness that the PA History Society announces the passing of J. Jeff Heinrich, EdD, PA-C Emeritus, on Sunday, May 10, 2020.

As a pioneering PA, Dr. Heinrich had an enduring dedication to the profession and its rich history.  Dr. Heinrich was Co-Founder of the PA History Society and was elected its first President of the Board of Trustees in 2002.

Dr. Heinrich’s many awards include, the American Academy of Physician Assistants National Outstanding PA of the Year in 2007 and a Purple Heart Medal for his service as a Hospital Corpsman during Vietnam.

He will be forever remembered throughout the PA community for his warmth and compassion to friends and patients.

Please read more about the legacy of Dr. Heinrich from his biography here.

You may also listen to an audio recording featuring a conversation with PAHx co-founders Jeff Heinrich and Reginald Carter here.

Please share your memories of Jeff with the Society via the PAHx Facebook or Email and we will forward them to the Heinrich family.