National PA Day



NOVEMBER 27 is National PA Day in Canada

Canada Needs Physician Assistants!

Every year Canada celebrates National Physician Assistant Day, which recognizes the physician assistant (PA) profession and its contributions to health care in Canada.

Working alongside physicians and other health professionals, PAs are having a positive impact on many aspects of health care from emergency room wait times, access to primary care, the quality of seniors care and access to health care in rural communities.

Help Us Celebrate National PA Day!

The resources below are available to help us celebrate the accomplishments of PAs and raise awareness about this vital profession.


Key Messages

Key messages to help you communicate the importance and value of PAs.

Canada Needs PAs video

An overview of the PA profession and the value these highly trained health professionals can bring to the Canadian health care system (find this video on here).

Social Media Graphics

Share facts and figures about PAs in Canada on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn and be sure to use the hashtag #CanadaNeedsPAs.

From the Conference Board of Canada:

PAs Can Reduce Costs for the Health Care System (full Conference Board of Canada infographic)

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Conference Board of Canada Infographic