Canadian Physician Assistants on the frontlines of COVID-19

The 700+ PAs in Canada are helping to prevent spread against COVID-19, and are also working on the frontlines alongside other health care providers. They continue to provide care to PAs in office, hospital, critical care and working in COVID-19 screening clinics.

Follow hashtags #FrontlinePAs and #CanadaNeedsPAs on social media. 

Meet the PAs fighting COVID-19 in Canada:

Aisha & Stacey, Internal Medicine PAs

in Markham, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Anthony Desloges, Neurosurgery PA

in Ottawa, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Caitlin Hand, Psychiatry PA

in Whitby, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Carolle Domen, Malignant Hematology PA

in Ottawa, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Chan Nguyen, Internal Medicine PA

in North Bay, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Cheryl Hirst, Paediatric Hospitalist PA

in Winnipeg, Manitoba
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Cindy Gilmore, General Surgery PA

in St. Albert, Alberta
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Claire Suarez, Oncology PA

in Toronto, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Colbourne Moro, Transplant PA

in Toronto, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Kevin Dickson, Emergency PA

in Fredericton, New Brunswick
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Ken Crosby, Internal Medicine PA

in North Bay, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Linda Parrish, Rural Family Med PA

in Bassano, Alberta
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Maegan Makela, Endocrinology & ER PA

in Hamilton, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Maitry Patel, Radiation Oncology PA

in Toronto, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Melissa Holm, Family Medicine PA

in Hamilton, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Mizna, Cardiology & Family Medicine PA

in Milton, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Ohood, Orthopaedic Surgery PA

in Burlington, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Sahand Ensafi, Emergency PA

in Toronto, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Sara Nolte, Emergency PA

in Toronto, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Sarah Flanagan, Family-OB PA

in Kitchener, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

Shari Yasin, Family Medicine PA

in Toronto, Ontario
ON THE FRONTLINES OF COVID-19

COVID-19 Links for Physician Assistants

Public Health Canada Website
Ontario Health Work Force Matching | Recruitment Form
CAPA Letter to Federal Health Leaders: PAs are ready to serve
CAPA COVID-19 Resources for PAs

Video: COVID-19 What you need to Know

by Sahand Ensafi, Canadian Emergency PA, from his Youtube Channel, DxTx

CBC Radio: What ‘Contagion’ Got Right and Wrong”
with Maureen Taylor, CCPA, Canadian Infectious Disease Physician Assistant


Video: Sahand Ensafi on Global News

Some Ontario Frontline workers left behind on pay premiums during pandemic. Click here to see full article and video.