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
• 48 weeks Medical Simulation fellowship core content
• 4 weeks vacation
• 1-2 weeks optional CME course

Educational Components of Fellowship Program

Simulation Fellowship Curriculum Domains and Content:
• Curriculum Development
• Technical Operations and Techniques
• Simulation Directorship/Administration
• Simulation Research
• Simulation Theory
• Other Common Topics
• Assessment of the Fellow
• Evaluation of the Fellowship Program by the Fellow

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:
• Clinical shifts at Banner University Medical Center Tucson and South Campus emergency departments. May also internally or externally moonlight.
• Bedside teaching of resident and medical students
• Simulation conferences for residents
• Simulation education for core EM student rotation
• Additional learner groups/activities available, including prehospital/military affiliations, wilderness medicine, SIMWars
• In-situ simulation sessions
• Fellow office hours
• Organize journal club
• Conceive, design, develop, implement, and assess one educational program
• Complete one original scholarly project
• Attend the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare