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U.S. Physician Assistant Workforce Doubles in 10 Years
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There were 83,466 physician assistants practicing in the United States in 2010, a 100% increase over the past 10 years, according to a survey from the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

A further breakdown of the survey found that nearly 30% of PAs practice in single-specialty physician group practices, and 40% have been in their current primary specialty for at least six years.