Day in the Life of a PA

Q&A with a Canadian Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant


From Anne: Sahand is a McMaster PA grad graduating from Class of 2013. He served as the McMaster PA Student Association (MPASA) President for his class, and has been an advocate for the PA Profession. He now works in Emergency Medicine at University Hospital Network (UHN)  in Toronto, Ontario.  Sahand teaches at the McMaster PA Program covering Interview Examination and Reasoning Skills (IER). He is also involved in the PA student mentorship program and preceptors

A Day in the Life of an Internal Medicine & Critical Care PA


Ken is a Canadian Certified PA and graduate of the Consortium of PA Education (University of Toronto, Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM) and Michener Institute) Class of 2015. He now works in North Bay Regional Health Centre, where he is based out of the Critical Care Unit (CCU) and works with Internal Medicine Specialists. You can follow him on twitter @ken_crosby. What is Internal Medicine? What

PA Practice in Manitoba vs. Ontario


Natalie Dies is a graduate of the McMaster PA Education Program, Class of 2012 and is one of the few PAs in Canada who has worked in 3 different provinces for her PA career. Her journey started in Ontario. Natalie completed many of her elective rotations in surgical subspecialties, knowing that she had a strong preference for perioperative medicine. She "created" a general surgery position after completing an elective, working in a large academic tertiary