PA Day at JCHS

Date: 
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
On Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, Jefferson College of Health Sciences celebrated National PA Day. Physician Assistant (PA) Day is celebrated annually from in October. The date was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the first graduating Physician Assistant class at Duke University on Oct. 6, 1967. October 6 is also the birthday of Dr. Eugene Stead, the founder of the PA profession. Here, JCHS PA students prepare for their day in the PA classroom at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.

On Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, Jefferson College of Health Sciences celebrated National PA Day. Physician Assistant (PA) Day is celebrated annually from in October. The date was chosen to commemorate the anniversary of the first graduating Physician Assistant class at Duke University on Oct. 6, 1967. October 6 is also the birthday of Dr. Eugene Stead, the founder of the PA profession. Here, JCHS PA students prepare for their day in the PA classroom at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital.