Academic Fellowship in Simulation Education

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Date Posted: April 15, 2019

STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation offers a two-year fellowship in Simulation Education. Applicants will learn all aspects of simulation education, complete a Master of Science in Health Professions Education from the MGH Institute of Health Professions and participate in the education, leadership and systems courses at the Harvard Macy Institute. The fellow will have a primary role in the STRATUS Non-Technical Skills Research Laboratory. Educational focus During the two-year fellowship program, you will: Develop, implement, debrief and assess, simulation-based curricula Become proficient in technical areas of simulation, design and operations Build analytic skills and learn the path to becoming an independent researcher Publish original research and scholarly work in peer-reviewed journals Present your research and curricula at local and national conferences Mentorship STRATUS recognizes that fellows are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a professional career as a clinician-educator. A faculty mentor will work closely with you to identify specific goals for your professional growth and identify a mentoring team. Fellows are also expected to function responsibly and autonomously within STRATUS and the complex environment of Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions.

How To Apply

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA // • Physicians (must have completed at least 2 years of a residency) • Open to all specialties • Must have demonstrated an interest in simulation and/or medical education APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS // Please include the following in a single email to Sumaira Ahmed (spahmed@bwh.harvard.edu): • Updated CV • Cover letter – illustrate your interest in the program and why simulation education is an important aspect of your career. Include specific simulation projects you would be excited to work on during the fellowship. • (3) Letters of recommendation specifically for this program (one must be from your program director)

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