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Am Fam Physician. 2001 Nov 1;64(9):1498.

Uncoordinated growth of the primary care work force.

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Robert Graham Center, Policy Studies in Family Practice and Primary Care, Washington, DC 20036, USA.


Family physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants are distinctly different in their clinical training, yet they function interdependently. Together, they represent a significant portion of the primary care work force. Training capacity for these professions has increased rapidly over the physician assistant decade, but almost no collaborative work force planning has occurred.

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