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A Day in the Life of a Canadian Physician Assistant in Family Medicine

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Chris LeBouthillierChris LeBouthillier is a Physician Assistant from Toronto. He completed his undergraduate degree in Health Promotion from Laurentian University and his Bachelor of Health Sciences (PA) at McMaster University. He is currently employed at a busy family practice in Downtown Toronto which serves a diverse population including the LGBTQ community, the underhoused and those struggling with mental illness. He has spent time working in surgery and obstetrical care in rural Zimbabwe and has a passion for travel medicine. Chris is a Course Director for the PA Education Program at the University of Toronto and has been a clinical preceptor for over 25 PA students completing their core and elective rotations. He is committed to increasing the awareness of Physician Assistants through education of the public and by having undergraduate students and other health professionals interested in the field of medicine shadow him. In his spare time he enjoys playing ball hockey, traveling and hanging out with his wife and 19 month old daughter.

Find Chris on LinkedIn and be sure to also visit his blog from about doing a Clinical Rotation in 2nd year in Africa!

 A Typical Day in Family Medicine

Working in family practice every day is different. My typical day involves arriving at the clinic in the

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