Expanding role of physician assistants in the ophthalmic field

September 1, 2020

Tim McCall, PhD, associate director, Surveys & Analysis, American Academy of PAs, discusses a study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology exploring the expanding role of assistant physicians into specialty care and ophthalmology practice.


Tim McCall, PhD, associate director of Surveys & Analysis at the American Academy of PAs, speaks with Ophthalmology Times®' Sheryl Stevenson on the focus of a recent study published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology detailing how the assistant physician (PA) profession has shifted away from primary care to specialty care as well as why the development of formal PA training post-graduate programs in ophthalmology may help increase the number of PAs qualified to practice ophthalmology.