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The evolving role of APPs and their benefit to residents

Today’s healthcare environment is ever-shifting, often making it difficult for providers to keep up. However, the incentives to do so remain high, especially with the continuing physician shortage. As of 2016, the number of nurse practitioners (NP) has increased by 23% and the number of physician assistants (PA) has gone up by 36%, yet both groups continue to be underrepresented on medical staff teams. The specialized training and unique perspectives of advanced practice professionals (APP) make them an invaluable asset, to physicians and residents alike. But do residents develop working relationships with their APPs, and if so, are they beneficial?

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