James graduated from the Respiratory & Anaesthesia Technology program in 2007. James went to work in the intensive care unit of the Montreal General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital as a staff respiratory therapist. During that time James discovered that he had a strong passion for teaching. He began teaching medical residents and Canadian military personnel at the McGill medical simulation laboratory. James started teaching at Vanier College as clinical instructor in 2010. He is currently working on his master’s in college education at the university of Sherbrooke.