PA and Diener Staffing Survey
Total # of responders to the survey : 24
A. How many PAs do you have at your University hospital location?
Varied from 1-10.
B. Specimen volume:
PA ratio varied from: 21500 to 8900: 1
C. What is your surgical pathology volume at that hospital?
115000 to 8900
D. Does the PA gross large specimens also?
Yes - 21/24
E. How many anatomic pathology residents do you have grossing during each rotation?
1 to 8
(Was answered as a total number by some, and by others as number grossing on a given day).
F. How many Dieners do you have? Are Dieners full time staff or on a per diem basis?
Full time: 12 centers
Part time: 4 centers
Per diem: 3 centers
No Dieners: 4 centers
Shared with affiliate: 1 center.
G. What is your autopsy volume?
Varied from 15- 500.
H. Does your PA also serve as a Diener?
No - 15
Yes - 8
Not Applicable - 1