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MTP Podcast Episode 8: Ian Jones, MPAS, CCPA, PA-C

Ian Jones has been a pioneering physician assistant in the Canadian realm. He trained in the U.S. and was one of the first 4 PAs in the country spending time working in the both the ER and neurosurgery. From there, he moved in to a leadership role becoming involved with both PA education and CAPA. He spent 3 years as the CAPA president and 2 years in the role of past president and is currently the PA program director for the University of Manitoba and the president of the Canadian Physician Assistant Educators Association (CPAEA) and leading the initiation of the Canadian Journal of Physician Assistants. Ian has created a paramount career for himself and mentors those entering and new to the field. Get your computers ready as Ian inspires you to create, research and write for the profession.   

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MTP Podcast Episode 7: Sahand Ensafi, BHSc, CCPA

We were able to interview Sahand at the 2017 CAPA conferenence in October.  Sahand is the current CAPA Ontario Chapter VP. He is works in Toronto in the ER for the University Health Network (UHN); he is the VP of the UHN PA Council, a member of the UHN Emergency Department Conference Planning Committee and co-chair of the Cultures and Callbacks quality improvement group. Sahand spends time at McMaster University PA program as an Assistant Professor and is dedicated to PA education and advocacy as well as public health.  Listen along as Sahand details his work in the ER and how to maneuvering medical directives with 70 physicians as well as the current professional climate for PAs in Ontario.

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