HR 1685, Section 2
Instituting Borrowing Parity for Physician Assistant Students Under the Federal Direct Loan Program
HR 1685, Section 4
Grants for PA programs at HBCUs and PBI (Predominantly Black Institutions)
Exploring the role of HBCUs in medical education (doctors):
Report on the future of HBCUs in general
HR 1686, Section 2
Expanding Clinical Training Opportunities for Physician Assistants
This very small abstract mentions “lack of advanced training opportunities” as affecting PAs’ ability to treat substance abuse.
Reasonably infer that more training opportunities would include more advanced opportunities. See if you can find that specific section of this article.
Does clinical training influence job placement? Yes.
Generic Evidence / Resources
CARES: Collaboration and Rural Expansion of Services
Part of the Wisconsin Academy of PAs
Lots of links on the second page!
PDF w/ extensive endnotes
An older paper useful for setting the context/importance of expanding PAs
Includes policy Implications
Overview of PA Education