About Us

The PA Academy

At The PA Academy we strive to give you the advice, knowledge and insight to what entails the Physician Associate course and working as a qualified Physician Associate thereafter. 

Christina Cook

A qualified Physician Associate who is a huge advocate for promoting the role. Christina is passionate about helping more aspiring and student PAs become qualified PAs to help build the PA profession within the UK.

Mr Numan Shah

Consultant surgeon in trauma and orthopaedics and lead for Physician Associates at Salford Royal Hospital.

Thomas Smyth

A Physician Associate pioneer driving and developing a role further within surgery and secondary care.

Passion for teaching, development and growth!

Hannah Tapping-Upton

Qualified Physician Associate on a rotational preceptorship year with experience in renal medicine, trauma and orthopaedics at Salford Royal Hospital. She has a passion for writing literature and research!