AAHCI Webinar Series | Innovation in Health Professions Education

May 20, 2021, 8:00 am Eastern Time

This session kickstarted the Innovation in Health Professions series with a focus on The Leading role of Academic Health Centers in Simulation and Patient Safety. The series provided a forum for sharing innovative ideas, models, and programs; and brought together academic health center leaders, experts from around the world, and guests.


Featured Speakers:

  • Paul E. Phrampus, MD, CPE, Director of the Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER ), and professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh  and UPMC (USA)
  • Allie Karshenas, PHD, MSc., CLDir (ASCP), SS/BB, Associate Vice President of Clinical Research Operations and Institutional Advancement, Associate Vice President for the Global Engagements Office (GEO) at Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences, and Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Systems & Policies at the School of Pharmacy in West Virginia University (WVU) (USA)
  • Suresh Pillai, MBBS S'pore, FRCS (Edn) A&E, PBM Associate Professor/Senior Consultant of Emergency Medicine Department at National University Hospital, Director of Centre for Healthcare Simulation, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS ), and Senior Consultant of Emergency Preparedness and Response Division, Public Health Group, Ministry of Health (Singapore)
  • Matthew Charnetski, Director, Simulation-Based Education and Research, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (USA) and PhD student at Maastricht University (The Netherlands)
  • Facilitator: Luciano Saso, PhD, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine, Vice-Rector, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)