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University of Manitoba Master of Physician Assistant Studies hosted a PA Information Session on October 23, 2017, and had this taped. The following is a brief summary of the information session taken place with helpful links throughout. Manitoba MPAS Info
There are four PA programs in Canada, one military and three civilian programs. The most common questions we get in our Canadian Pre-PA Student Networking Group often have to do with, "I have a GPA of X, is this good enough to get in?
A Registered Nurse is a healthcare professional who cares for patients in hospitals, schools, correctional facilities and other health care settings. RNs also work in public health and research. You can find them in all departments of the hospital and physician’s office - family medicine,
When speaking with PA students in our Canada Pre-PA Student Networking group on Facebook, many feel they are unable to apply to the PA Consortium (University of Toronto, NOSM, Michener) program because they do not meet the “health care experience”. PA Consortium accepts health care
Information from the PA Consortium PA Program Information Session that took place during Fall Campus Day, St. George Campus at University of Toronto. During Fall Campus Day, the PA Consortium was hosting a PA Booth from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM,a s well
Alicia is a second year PA student at the University of Toronto. Prior to the PA program, she completed a BSc. In Kinesiology at McMaster University and worked at a multidisciplinary Physiotherapy clinic. Her interests in the musculoskeletal system led her to pursue
In the long term: Work on developing yourself, achieving good grades in school, expanding your experiences both in and outside the classroom and building confidence in various soft skills (communications, leadership, etc.). I expand on this in the answer to #4 (see below). Sandy Vuong,
Usually variations of this question go along the lines of: What courses should I take to get into PA school? What kind of extra-curriculars should I be involved in? Or in essence: “What do I need to do to look like the ideal PA
Here I address a question which essentially asks, "When is a good time to apply to PA school?". When you decide to apply during your career will affect what schools you apply to. McMaster PA Program accepts applications from candidates who
At the end of the McMaster PA Program info night on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, the Assistant Dean Kristen Burrows and Academic Coordinator Nancy Aza fielded questions from the prospective students in the audience. Questions ranged from specific questions about admissions to employment
I'm excited to announce the start of a "Canadian Pre-PA Student Network". Many pre-PA colleagues frequently receive questions from individuals interested in applying to PA programs, whether its about admissions or about the PA profession in general! I thought it would be a
Following the presentation on the McMaster PA Program as well as Tips on the Application Process by Nancy Aza, my PA colleague Ohood presented on "What is a Physician Assistant?". Ohood Elzibak, an Orthopaedic Surgery Physician Assistant who is part of the very first
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