Patrick Papineau is a Canadian Physician Assistant (PA) who graduated from the Canadian Forces Medical Training Centre in 2005. In March 2012, he retired at the rank of Master Warrant Officer (Senior Non Commission rank) from the Canadian Forces Health Services Group after 22 years of loyal service.
During his career, he served as Medic for 13 years and as PA for the remaining of his career. He had the privilege to deploy overseas on numerous occasions with Canadian Special Operation Forces Command (CANSOFCOM) as Senior Medical authority and Senior Medical Advisor for Task Force Commanders. During his career, he developed an expertise in advance trauma training and trained hundreds of soldiers before deployment in hostile environments.
He retired as the Senior Physician Assistant with the CANSOFCOM, where he provided advice and guidance to CANSOF units with an emphasis on strategic planning. Over the years, he acquired expertise in operational medicine, strategic, operational and tactical medical planning, medical clinic management and medical care delivery. He is fully bilingual.
Working with ST/OPS Tactical Training Canada as Chief Medical SME, he provides expertise in the medical field and has developing training programmes and delivering advance medical training to military personnel, law enforcement agencies, and Federal Governmental Departments.