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Nina Multak

Nina serves as the Chair of the SSH Physician Assistant Special Interest Group. She has been a member of SSH for 8 years. She is interested in simulation based research among PAs and Interdisciplinary simulation. She can be reached via email at

Nina Multak is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Physician Assistant Department at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. She is currently a doctoral candidate in the Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics. 


Nina maintains professional affiliations with the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Pennsylvania Society of Physician Assistants, Florida Academy of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant Education Association, Society for Simulation in Healthcare, American Medical Informatics Association and American Society for Information Science and Technology. She has lectured at the local, state, national and international levels. 




Vice Chair
Jamie Smith

Jami serves as the Vice-Chair of the SSH Non-Physician Providers Special Interest Group; she has been a member of SSH for four years.Her professional interests include incorporating simulation into physician assistant curriculum, use of assessment for determining clinical competencies and faculty development. She can be reached via email at

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Welcome to Physician Assistant Special Interest Group Homepage

Mission: Welcome to the Mid-Level Providers Special Interest Group page. The mission of the Mid-Level Providers Special Interest Group is to promote and advance simulation programming among mid-level clinicians, including but not limited to Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists.

    Goals include:

  1. Increase opportunities for professional collaboration.
  2. Mentoring novice simulation educators.
  3. Active participation in research and other scholarly activities.
  4. Identify and develop profession specific resources for training and assessment.
  5. Participate in the development of interprofessional simulation training programs.


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