Simulation-based Medical Education (SBME) SIG

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The Simulation Based Medical Education (SBME) SIG will be discussing simulation funding and publication at our PAS meeting.  We are seeking 1 additional speaker with experience getting funding for simulation research or experience with simulation focused publications/journals.  We also invite anyone who submits a relevant abstract to PAS to check "SBME" as a potential poster presentation.  We will include a number of submitted posters as part of the SIG and give awards for the top trainee and faculty posters.  This event is a great opportunity for simulation researchers of every level to meet others with a shared interest, discuss high yield topics, and enjoy a great small audience poster session.  Please email Megan Gray and Christie Bruno, co-chairs for the SBME SIG if you would like to be considered as a speaker and be sure to check SBME on your abstract submissions.    See you in Baltimore!

SIG purpose/mission:
The mission of the APA SBME SIG is to provide a forum to foster simulation-based education, collaboration, and research in pediatrics.

Current SIG goals:
To foster education and collaboration in medical simulation
To provide networking opportunities amongst our members
To provide personal and professional growth amongst our members with regard to various opportunities

October 2018 SBME Newsletter
As part of the SIG meeting at PAS, we will be presenting two poster awards for a deserving faculty member and fellow for either significant work in simulation-based medical education and/or research in simulation-based medical education. Our meeting theme will be “Obtaining Funding for Simulation Research and Strategies for Successful Publication”. We have a number of faculty from around the country with expertise in this field as speakers for our meeting.

We are pleased that the Pediatric Simulation Community continues to grow. For more information about upcoming simulation conferences and networking opportunities, please visit the following websites.
Society for Simulation in Healthcare: Pediatric Section

International Pediatric Simulation Society-

Welcome | IPSS - International Pediatric Simulation Society
The International Pediatric Simulation Society (IPSS) promotes and supports multi-disciplinary simulation-based education in caring for infants and children

INSPIRE- International Network for Simulation Innovations Pediatric Research Education

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Association of Pediatric Program Directors Healthcare Simulation Pediatric Education Group

APPD Pediatric Education Groups (PEGs) APPD Pediatric Education Groups (PEGs) were created as an avenue for APPD members to collaborate and communicate with others who share a common area of interest.

Thank you.
SIG Co-Chairs
Christie Bruno
Megan Gray

Annual summary:
We had a successful SBME SIG meeting at PAS. We had nationally recognized speakers discuss "Disaster Preparedness" as it relates to simulation and education. We had wonderful attendance and interest. In advance of the meeting, we had polled our members with regard to their interests and applicable topics. We look forward to continuing to reach out to our members to help make our meetings meaningful and helpful to our membership.

Other groups (other SIGs and other groups not in the APA) that work in your area of interest:

AAP Simulation Group
IMSH Pediatric Group

Current SIG Co-Chairs:

Christie Bruno, DO
59 Riverview Road
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Phone: (631) 948-6079

Megan Gray, MD
Mail stop FA.2.113
Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: (206) 919-5476

Current SIG Mentor:

Sharon Calaman, MD
160 East Erie Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Phone: (215) 427-8846




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