Maureen Taylor

About Maureen Taylor

Maureen Taylor is a Physician Assistant in Infectious Diseases at Michael Garron Hospital in Toronto. She is a graduate of the inaugural class of Physician Assistants at McMaster University in2010, and is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in that program. Prior to her studies as a PA, Maureen was an award-winning broadcast journalist for 25 years, including 7 years as the National Medical/Health Reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Maureen has also worked at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre as a PA in Emergency Medicine, and she was named PA of the Year by the Canadian Association of Physician Assistants in 2016.

Questions to Ask Employers during PA Job Interviews


Although civilian PAs have been working in Canada since 2006, there’s no question that integrating them is still a work in progress.  If you are lucky, you’ll be applying for jobs where the supervising physicians and hospitals already have PAs and have worked out some (but probably not all) of the bugs in the system.  Most of the time, however, you’re likely to be the first PA your potential employer has ever met.  But