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PA Week Proclamation 2013

State of North Carolina
Pat McCrory
Governor

Physician Assistant Week 2013

By the Governor of the State of North Carolina

A Proclamation

WHEREAS, quality, affordable and accessible patient-centered healthcare, provided by skilled practitioners, contributes to the well-being and quality of life for all citizens of North Carolina; and

WHEREAS, physician assistants are often the first point of contact for many patients and play a vital role in helping patients understand their medical needs and empower them to become effective advocates for themselves; and

WHEREAS, physician assistants are academically and clinically prepared to provide healthcare services, including diagnosis and treatment of disease, assistance in surgery and prescribing medications with the direction of a supervising physician; and

WHEREAS, a valuable asset to the medical community and work side-by-side with physicians to enhance the delivery of high-quality healthcare for patients, often in medically underserved and rural areas; and

WHEREAS, the State of North Carolina recognizes the dedication of physician assistants and the contributions they make as part of a healthcare team to ensure delivery of efficient and effective healthcare services;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Governor Pat McCrory, do hereby proclaim October 6–12, 2013, as PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT WEEK in North Carolina and commend its observance to all citizens.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of the State of North Carolina at the Capitol in Raleigh this thirteenth day of June in the year of our Lord two thousand and thirteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and thirty-seventh.

Pat McCrory

Governor