Physician assistants coming to Nova Scotia to target hip, knee waits

The Nova Scotia Health Authority has finally been given the green light to hire physician assistants in a pilot project.

While many Nova Scotians have likely never heard of the job, they’ll understand the impact: physician assistants could shorten wait times for hip and knee replacement surgeries…more.

Physician assistant students begin a tradition

Kira Slivitzky was a molecular biologist and researcher who found she always enjoyed talking to people rather than mice. Raymond Khanano, with a master’s in public health, sought a clinical career with flexibility. Nicole Veloce, with a life sciences degree, was attracted to being part of the health-care team…more.

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