Curriculum

Specific curricular goals and training will be tailored to each individual fellow based upon their area of desired focus and long-term career goals.

Duration: 52 weeks
• 46-48 weeks Medical Simulation fellowship core content
• 4 weeks vacation
• 2 weeks optional ACEP Teaching Fellowship

Educational Components of Fellowship Program:

General Educational Principles:
• Adult learning theory
• Curriculum and educational session design and assessment
• Learner assessment, feedback, and evaluation
• Program implementation and evaluation
• Quality improvement
• Educational research methodology
• Networking and career advancement

Simulation Specific Principles:
• Simulation basics
• Human patient simulator concepts
• Scenario design and delivery
• Incorporation of teamwork and crisis resource management into scenario development
• Incorporation of competency milestones into scenario development
• Debriefing theory and techniques
• Development of procedural skills training and assessment
• Use of audiovisual recording and other technologies
• Use of standardized patients
• Train the trainer in simulation
• Simulation center design and administration
• Promotion of simulation within your institution

Fellow Responsibilities:
• Attending shifts: 54 hours/month (6 shifts/month), opportunity to externally moonlight
• Bedside teaching resident and medical students
• Quarterly simulation conferences for residents
• Organize journal club
• Conceive, design, develop, implement, and assess one educational program
• Complete one original research project