Physician Assistants Enhancing Care

Calgary Zone has welcomed a new profession to its health care team. Earlier this fall, Alberta Health services (AHs) embarked on a two-year demonstration project that began placing physician assistants (pAs) in select facilities across the province. Calgary has been one of the first zones to begin participation in this initiative. In october, PA Allen Szabon started with the stroke rehabilitation program at the foothills Medical Centre.

“I absolutely love working with AHs in the Calgary Zone,” says Szabon, the first of two pAs who will be working in Calgary. “our team is one of the best in Canada and I am very proud to be a part of it by helping patients recover from such a life-altering event.”…suite