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* 1. What year did you graduate from PA school?

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* 2. How many years have you worked as a Neurosurgical P.A.?

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* 3. In which state do you primarily practice?

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* 4. Which type of practice do you work in? 

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* 5. Please indicate your primary subspecialty:

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* 6. Which of the following job responsibilities do you have?
Please check all that apply.

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* 7. How many days per week do you spend in clinic?

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* 8. How many days per week do you spend first assisting in the O.R.?

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* 9. What best describes your inpatient responsibilities?

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* 10. How many practitioners are in your department or practice?

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* 11. Do you have residents and/or fellows in your practice?

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* 12. How many Physician Assistants are in your practice?

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* 13. Do you supervise other P.A.s?

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* 14. Do you supervise or precept P.A. students?

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* 15. How much compensation do you receive for supervising or precepting PA students?

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* 16. How many Nurse Practitioners are in your practice?

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* 17. What are your prescribing duties?

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* 18. How many patients do you typically see in a week?

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* 19. How many hours per week do you work on average?

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* 20. What is your BASE salary?

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* 21. Do you receive CALL PAY, and, if so, what is your PAY RATE per HOUR or per SHIFT for call?

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* 22. How many hours of call per MONTH do you take on average?

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* 23. Do you typically receive BONUS pay, in addition to your base and call pay?

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* 24. Do you receive increased pay for working on holidays?

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* 25. Do you receive other compensation outside of your base salary, call pay, holidays and bonuses?

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* 26. What is your TOTAL gross annual income including base salary, call pay, bonuses, holidays and other pay?

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* 27. What was your approximate pay increase in the past year?

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* 28. Has your total compensation changed recently due to COVID-19?

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* 29. Do you have an employment contract?

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* 30. What is your identified gender?

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* 31. What is your total number of PTO days per year including vacation, sick, holiday, personal and bereavement days?

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* 32. Does your employer pay for your HEALTH insurance?

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* 33. Does your employer pay for your DENTAL insurance?

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* 34. Does your employer pay for your VISION insurance?

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* 35. Does your employer pay for your LIFE insurance?

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* 36. Which of the following benefits are provided by your employer?

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* 37. How many CME days per year are offered by your employer?

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* 38. Does your employer deposit funds from them into a retirement account for you, regardless of whether you contribute and, if so, how much?

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* 39. Does your employer match contributions that you make to your retirement account?

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* 40. Do you receive profit sharing from your employer?

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* 41. If you do receive profit sharing, what percent of profit do you typically receive?

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* 42. How much of your CME cost does your employer cover?

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* 43. Do you have any of the following educational opportunities available to you through your job? (Please check all that apply)

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* 44. Does your Department Chair support your professional advancement via any of the following:

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* 45. How would you rate your job satisfaction on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest satisfaction.

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* 46. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) offers several specialty Certificates of Added Qualifications (CAQ) that typically require category I specialty CME; minimum 1-2 years experience in the specialty field; knowledge & skills attestation; and a certification exam & fee that costs approximately $350. If a CAQ in Neurosurgery was available, is it something you would pursue?

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* 47. Would you be willing to share a sample P.A. contract from your organization with ANSPA members?

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* 48. Have you given neurosurgery-based lectures?

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* 49. Would you be interested in giving a lecture or workshop at an ANSPA meeting?

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* 50. Would you be interested in becoming more involved in ANSPA leadership opportunities?

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* 51. Are you a member of AANS (American Association of Neurological Surgeons)?

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* 52. Are you a member of CNS (Congress of Neurological Surgeons)?

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* 53. What topics might you be interested in hearing more about from ANSPA?

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