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 great way to crowd source Pre-PA resources from PAs around Canada.

Visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/canadaprepa/

This is open to PAs, PA students and anyone wishing to learn more about the PA profession.

Sahand

Screenshot of a resource uploaded to the FB group put together by Emergency PA Sahand Ensafi

You can request to join (and we keep it this way to prevent random spam accounts from joining). In the group are PA students and currently practicing PAs in Canada who are happy to answer questions regarding the PA profession. Many leaders in the PA profession, friends, and PA colleagues have already joined. Within a few days we have already reached 50+ members and writing this update in May 2017 we’re well over 300 members! Update: April 2018 – we have 700 members!

When you first join, we encourage you to introduce yourself and start reading through / or posting questions you may have.

Why a network on Facebook and not other groups like Linkedin?

From my experience, Facebook groups tend to be more active than privately hosted forums, LinkedIn Groups, Slack chats, etc. If you do not own Facebook, you can also sign up for an account just for the purpose of joining the chat and taking advantage of the resources available in this group!