President – James E. Delaney, PA-C

James E. Delaney, PA-C
Plano, TX

“The philanthropic programs the Foundation supports improve our communities. It encourages looking beyond ourselves to see what we can offer. Supporting the causes the Foundation supports makes me feel good. Scholarships, mental health, health outcomes and healthcare disparities are all projects I support.”

Jim Delaney, PA-C, serves as 2022-23 president of the PA Foundation Board of Trustees. He is a PA at Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC) in Plano, TX, and has been in practice for 40 years. He was previously employed at SPORTS Orthopedic Surgery and Urgent Care in Dallas, TX; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; and Kaiser Permanente of Southern California.

Jim has served on the AAPA Board of Directors in multiple elected offices, including president and board chair, and as vice speaker of the AAPA House of Delegates. He also previously served as president of the California Academy of PAs and on the legislative committee of the Texas Academy of PAs. He served on the PA Foundation Program Committee from 2002-2006.