PA Oath



Physician Assistant Professional Oath


 I pledge to perform the following duties with honesty and dedication:

I will hold as my primary responsibility the health, safety, welfare and dignity of all human beings.

I will uphold the tenets of patient autonomy, beneficence,

nonmaleficence and justice.

I will recognize and promote the value of diversity.

I will treat equally all persons who seek my care.

I will hold in confidence the information shared in the course

of practicing medicine.

I will assess my personal capabilities and limitations,

striving always to improve my medical practice.

I will actively seek to expand my knowledge and skills, keeping

abreast of advances in medicine.

I will work with other members of the health care team to

provide compassionate and effective care of patients.

I will use my knowledge and experience to contribute to

an improved community.

I will respect my professional relationship with the physician.

I will share and expand knowledge within the profession.

These duties are pledged with sincerity and upon my honor.