Physician Assistant Day, or PA Day, is a celebration of those who assist doctors in their work. This important event, begun by the American Academy of Physicians’ Assistants, aims to raise awareness of the PA profession, and inform people about healthy living.
Physician assistants are less high-profile and glamorous than doctors themselves, but the work that they do is essential for the smooth running of hospitals and performing of healthcare. Many medical establishments are in need of more people to enter the profession, and one of the main aims of PA Day is to get this message across, encouraging people to consider assistance as a career.
The main celebration takes place on Rockefeller Plaza in New York. You can join in by being there on the day, arranging an event to raise awareness at your local hospital or social hu