Physician Assistants Around the World: Focus on Australia

Program Description

The physician assistant concept was introduced to Australia in 1999, a decade later there are two pilot programs underway and the first class of PAs started their training in July 2009. Al Forde, senior lecturer at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, joins host Lisa Dandrea Lenell to discuss the future of PAs in Australian healthcare.


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Allan (Al) Forde, PA-C

Al Forde is a physician assistant educator currently working at James Cook University School of Medicine and Dentistry in Townsville, Australia. He... more

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Lisa Dandrea Lenell, PA-C, MPAS, MBA