Our Mission, Vision & Values
To share the history of the development of the PA profession and illustrate how PAs continue to make a difference in our society.
The Physician Assistant History Society brings PA history to life by inspiring the next generation of PAs, patients and policymakers.
Recognition and Understanding: PAHx promotes recognition and understanding of the physician assistant profession by documenting the efforts of those who have contributed to its development, evolution and promotion.
Dedication: PAHx is dedicated to faithfully and comprehensively assembling the collective history of the profession.
Credibility: PAHx is recognized by PAs and the health care community as the primary repository of the history of the physician assistant profession.
Engagement: PAHx strives to involve the public, PAs and PA programs to participate in the collection, preservation and sharing of PA history.
To listen to Dr. Reginald Carter and Dr. J. Jeffrey Heinrich discuss the founding of the PA History Society, please click here.