Canada Needs PAs! November 27 is National Physician Assistant Day in Canada. Join us in celebrating PAs! Learn More »

JOIN US Become a CAPA member today »

Covid-19: We will continue to serve you

In order to ensure our team’s health and safety and to help limit the spread of the virus, we are working remotely.
The simplest option is to contact us by email at admin@capa-acam.ca. We might not be able to answer immediately but send us a message, we will do our best to get back to you as soon as we can.

Please stay safe and take care of yourselves and your loved ones.

Sincerely,  Your CAPA Team

 

CAPA News View all »

Get Involved with CAPA! Join the Revenue Generation Committee

May 22nd, 2020

CAPA is recruiting members to join the new Revenue Generation Committee. We’re looking for three PA members-at-large from across Canada who are eager to get involved in your professional association. As a member-at-large, your roles and responsibilities will include: Providing… Read more »

Physician assistants can help strengthen Ontario’s long-term care workforce

May 14th, 2020

Dear Minister Fullerton and Deputy Minister Steele, On behalf of physician assistants (PAs) across our province, we thank you for your tireless dedication to the wellbeing of Ontario’s seniors and your tremendous support of frontline health care professionals throughout the… Read more »

Alberta Health Minister Responds to Calls for PA Regulation

May 10th, 2020

On Friday, May 8 we were thrilled to see Minister of Health Tyler Shandro and UCP MLA Shane Getson discuss physician assistants in the Alberta legislature. This follows our April 23 letter and briefing note to the Minister recommending an… Read more »

CAPA Letter to Premier Ford on Exclusion of PAs From Pandemic Support

May 1st, 2020

May 1, 2020 Dear Premier Ford and Deputy Premier Elliott, We are writing today regarding your government’s continued exclusion of physician assistants (PAs) as frontline health care workers who are eligible for temporary pandemic payments. Your policy is an excellent… Read more »

PA Media View all »

SickKids maximizes frontline PA team in virtual Emergency Department workflow

May 12th, 2020

In a new First View Commentary in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine authors Dr. Daniel Rosenfield, Jordan Levinter, CCPA, et al. outline how Toronto’s SickKids hospital established novel roles for self-isolated physicians and its frontline PA team during COVID-19…. Read more »

How the military prepared me to treat COVID-19

May 12th, 2020

William (Bill) Wilson MPAS, CCPA, CD is a Physician Assistant in Internal Medicine. He wrote a Guest Column for the Windsor Star about his experience as a former Canadian Armed Forces medic and PA, and his current work as a… Read more »