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Catalog Number AC2004-004
Collection Wayne W. VonSeggen Papers
Title Wayne W. VonSeggen Papers
Scope & Content Contains the papers of Wayne W. VonSeggen, the first physician assistant (PA) to be appointed to the North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB).

Types of materials include committee materials, legal materials, reprints, newsletters, correspondence, board hearings, reports, and a brochure. Major subjects include legislation and regulation of the PA profession, North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB) and PA issues, and PA drug prescription authority.
Admin/Biographical History Wayne W. Vonseggen was born near Farmington, Iowa in 1949. He received his undergraduate degree from Olivet Nazarene University and completed the Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program in 1977. He has worked as a physician assistant (PA) in occupational medicine at RJR Medical Department, PrimeCare Family Medicine, and at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

VonSeggen has been a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) since 1975. He was the first PA to be appointed to the North Carolina Medical Board (NCMB), and he served from 1994 to 2000. In his final year on the NCMB, VonSeggen served as its president. He was the delegate to the Federation of State Medical Board (FSMB) House of Delegates in 1999 and 2000. In 2002, he was appointed by the FSMB as their representative on the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).

VonSeggen received the NCAPA President's Recognition Award in 1981 and 1985. In 2001 he received the AAPA Paragon Award for Outstanding Physician Assistant of the Year. He has authored and co-authored three state-wide surveys of the PA profession (1984, 1987, and 1993), which were published in the North Carolina Medical Journal.
Creator Wayne W. VonSeggen
Copyrights Copyright for the Society for the Preservation of Physician Assistant History records is held by the Society; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Wayne W. VonSeggen Papers, Society for Preservation of Physician
Assistant History, Johns Creek, GA, USA
Search Terms Wayne VonSeggen
North Carolina Medical Board
Prescription Authority
Physician Assistant Legislation
Duke University
East Carolina University
Year Range from 1990
Year Range to 2000
Containers American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), regulations, accredited programs
Board of Medical Examiners rule hearing on PAs
Duke and East Carolina University Partnerships for Training program
Newsletters, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA), NCMB
North Carolina Medical Board, general materials
North Carolina Medical Board, Physician Assistant Advisory Committee
North Carolina Medical Board, Physician Assistant Advisory Committee, curriculum vitae
North Carolina Medical Society, Bioethics Committee
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