PA Shadowing in Canada
PA shadowing is to follow observe a Physician Assistant while they perform their role in a clinical setting (hospital, office, etc.). Shadowing is an excellent opportunity to gain understanding about the PA profession and see if it is a good fit for you!
Here we list a few resources where you can find PA shadowing opportunities in Canada.
PA Shadowing during COVID-19
In-person PA shadowing for is limited at this time due to COVID-19. In virtual PA shadowing, you will get the opportunity to learn about the day-to-day responsibilities of the PA role within the health care system across different specialties in medicine!
PARSEC Virtual PA Shadowing
Features 2 PAs from 2 provinces each month.
From PAs in Research, Scholarship and Education in Canada.
Virtual PA Shadowing with PARSEC
PAs for Research, Scholarship and Education in Canada (PARSEC) is a non-profit organization that offers Virtual PA Shadowing experiences that are available at any time!
Each month, PAs from different provinces and specialties across Canada discuss their day in the life, and provide a walk through of what it is like to work with a patient from their perspective.