Physician Assistant Section

The Physician Assistant Section aims to provide a common link between PAs who practice and are deeply committed to critical care medicine, further education and foster the interdisciplinary practice of critical care medicine by PAs, and advise the Society on matters pertaining to PAs and the practice of multiprofessional critical care medicine.


Chair - Peter S. Sandor, RRT, PA-C, MBA, MHS, FCCM, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Chair-Elect, David L. Carpenter, PA-C, MPAS, DFAAPA, FCCM, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Secretary/Treasurer, Christopher D. Newman, MBA, PA-C, FCCM University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA
Past Chair, Ash Seth, MMBA, PA-C, FCCM, St. Francis Hospital – The Heart Center, Roslyn, New York, USA

Members At-Large
Robert G. Baeten, MS, PA-C, DMSc, Piedmont Heart Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Mia Malin, MHS, PA-C, Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Brandon Oto, PA-C, NREMT, UConn Health (John Dempsey Hospital), Farmington, Connecticut, USA
Kathleen P. Thompson, MS, PA-C, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital
Houston, Texas, USA

Council Liaison
Lauren R. Sorce, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC/PC, FCCM, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, 
Chicago, Illinois, USA

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