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.