sarah sims

Sarah Sims

Immediate Past President

Sims is an Aeromedical PA assigned to the Yokota AB Flight Medicine Clinic, Japan as the Flight & Operational Medicine Element Chief and Medical Director of the WESTPAC Military Entrance Processing Station. Her duties include Mishap Response, Field Response, Occupational Health, and food safety inspections. In addition to direct patient care she has direct oversight of the Wing readiness, Periodic Health, population disease tracing programs. She enjoys a busy seminar schedule, particularly with the base Professional Development Center, finding great personal fulfillment through mentoring others. Furthermore, she was Director of Activities at Large for SAFPA 2018-2019 and has held numerous positions with various non profit organizations over the years. She brings a decade of PA experience and is off to a new adventure at DHA come summer 2022 as the BSC Force Management Fellow.

  • 2012 MPAS, UNMC
  • 2011 Bachelor of Science, UNMC
  • Meritorious Service Medal w/1 OLC
  • Air Force Commendation Medal w/2 OLC
  • 2022 Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, VA: BSC Force Management Fellowship
  • 2019-2022 Yokota AB, Japan: Aeromedical PA
  • 2017-2019 Fort Sam Houston, TX: IDMT instructor
  • 2014-2017 Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), AK: Family Medicine PA
  • 2012-2014 Cannon AFB, NM: Family Medicine PA
  • 2006 – Ramstein, Germany (Contingency Air Staging Facility)
  • 2004- Balad AB, Iraq
  • 2010 – Balad AB, Iraq