Our Team

Medical Director: Dr. Leslie Nickell (leslie.nickell@utoronto.ca)

Program Director: Dr. Peter Tzakas (PAProgram.Director@utoronto.ca)

Academic Coordinator: Sharona Kanofsky PA-C, CCPA (sharona.kanofsky@utoronto.ca)

Academic Lead: Dr. Sharon Naymark (sharon.naymark@utoronto.ca)

IPE Lead: Dee Naidu, CCPA (dee.naidu@utoronto.ca)

Program Manager: Elizabeth Whitmell (PAProgram.Manager@utoronto.ca)

Program Office: 416 946 7173 (physician.assistant@utoronto.ca)

BScPA Admissions: 416 978 1676  admissions.pa@utoronto.ca


Clinical Placement Officer: Teena McLaren (clinical.pa@nosm.ca)
Responsible for administrative issues regarding clinical placements, funding, and logistics

Clinical Course Director: Britton Sprules CCPA (bsprules@nosm.ca)
Responsible for oversight of student progress in clinical rotations, clinical assessments, evaluating clinical curriculum, and approval of final clinical rotation schedules


PAP111  Introduction to the Physician Assistant Role: Deniece O'Leary, PA-C, CCPA
PAP112  Anatomy: Dr. Paulo Koeberle
PAP113  Physiology: Dr. Nohjin Kee
PAP114  Clinical Skills I: Jeff Straw, PA-C, CCPA
PAP122  Pathology:
PAP124  Clinical Skills II: Kevin Penney, CCPA
PAP125  Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures I: Chris LeBouthillier, CCPA
PAP127  Pharm: Dr.Trish Marr, PharmD
PAP110, 120, 130  Longitudinal Clinical Experience: Zlata Janicijevic, PA-C, CCPA
PAP131  Primary Care Medicine I: Dr. Peter Tzakas
PAP134  Clinical Skills III: Jeff Straw, PA-C, CCPA
PAP135  Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures II: Chris LeBouthillier, CCPA
PAP138  Behavioural Medicine: Dr. Rima Styra
PAP241  Primary Care Medicine II: Dr. Peter Tzakas
PAP258  Health Promotion and Education:
PAP250-260  Clinical I and II: Britton Sprules, CCPA
PAP265  Evidence Based Medicine:
PAP 269 Medical Ethics: Brad Olmstead, CCPA; Sharona Kanofsky, PA-C, CCPA






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