(225 ILCS 95/6)
(from Ch. 111, par. 4606)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
Physician assistant title.
(a) No physician assistant shall use
the title of doctor, physician, or associate with his or her name or any other term that
would indicate to other persons that he or she is qualified to engage in the
general practice of medicine.
(b) A physician assistant shall verbally identify himself or herself as a physician assistant, including specialty certification, to each patient.
(c) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to relieve a physician assistant of the professional or legal responsibility for the care and treatment of persons attended by him or her.
(d) The collaborating physician shall file with the Department notice of
employment, discharge, or collaboration with a physician assistant at the
time of employment, discharge, or assumption of collaboration with a
(Source: P.A. 100-453, eff. 8-25-17.)