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Catalog Number AC2004-0011
Collection David Mittman Papers
Title David Mittman papers, 1971-2007
Scope & Content Contains the papers of David Mittman, founding member and past president of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants and co-creator of Clinicians Publishing Group.

Types of materials include correspondence, newsletters, reprints, and artifacts. Major subjects include the American Academy of Physician Assistants and physician assistant drug prescription authority. Materials range in date from 1973 to 2013. Collection also contains photographs of NYSSPA and AAPA people from the 1980s, including the March on Trenton, NJ and NY RPA license plates.
Recording and Transcript Not fully processed, finding aid needs updating. Where are car tags?
CF 7/28/15
Admin/Biographical History David Mittman was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1952. He served as a medic in the Air Force Reserves and graduated from the Long Island University Brooklyn Hospital Center Physician Assistant program in 1975. Mittman was a founding member of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants (NYSSPA), and served as its president in 1979. From 1981 to 1983, Mittman was on the board of directors for the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). In 1990 Clinicians Publishing Group, publisher of Clinician Reviews and Clinician News, was created by Mittman and two partners.

Mittman has published numerous articles on the physician assistant (PA) profession, and is a noted expert on the future of the PA profession and PA drug prescribing. He has been at the forefront of PAs and nurse practioners (NP) working together, and was a founding member of the American College of Clinicians. In 2005, Mittman launched a new business called Advanced
Practice Communications.
Creator David Mittman
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.

David Mittman Papers, Society for Preservation of Physician
Assistant History, Johns Creek, GA, USA
Year Range from 1971
Year Range to 2013
Containers Correspondence - American Medical Association and Physician Assistant Joint Relations
Correspondence - General
Correspondence - Hospital Privileges
Correspondence - New Jersey Physician's Assistant Bill
Correspondence - Physician Assistant Commissioning
AAPA Annual Report
AAPA Candidate Platforms, Biographical Data
AAPA Conference Materials
AAPA Student Newsletters and Membership Newsletters
APAP Newsletter
Articles by David Mittman
California Academy of Physicians' Assistants
Certificate of Charter Membership of the American College of Cardiology
Clinicians Group
David Mittman Medical Advertising Representative of the Year Write Up
Gasoline Alley Cartoons
Medical Society of the State of New York Anti-Physician Assistant Proposals and Editorials
Membership and Conference Cards
New Jersey Physician Assistant March
New York State Society of Physician Assistants Newsletter and Memorabilia
Physician Assistant State Newsletter and Other Materials
Physician Assistant Pamphlets and Brochures
Society of Air Force Physician Assistants Newsletter
American College of Cardiology Shirt
License Plate, New York, Orange and Black, RPA-4
License Plate, New York, Orange and Blue, IM A PA
Mittman Pin Collection
Mittman Program Patch Collection
American Board of Physician Assistant Practice, 1971, 1974, 1990