Monthly archives: July 2021


How should we design and deliver healthcare Simulation Fellowships?   In this episode of the podcast we discuss the thoughtful approach taken by Michael  Meguerdichian, Komal Bajaj and Katie Walker at NYHHC Sim, and their recent paper on the topic in Advances in Simulation – Fundamental underpinnings of simulation education: describing a four-component instructional design approach to healthcare simulation fellowships.  We […]

132 Advances in Simulation: FUSE for Fellowships



We know that simulation debriefing can be hard. Poor facilitation risks psychological safety breaches or simply ineffective conversations. Faculty development probably helps us improve, especially if its part of a community of practice. The Meta Debrief Club in NHS Lothian draws on these principles in their monthly ‘debrief the debrief’ sessions.  Ed Mellanby, Nathan Oliver and Chris Schnieke-Kind offer us the story of how the Meta Debrief […]

130 Meta Debrief Club



Practising communication, with good feedback, helps us get better at our jobs in healthcare. This is especially important for ‘high stakes communication’ (but really is there any other kind 😊). In this episode of Simulcast, Vic speaks with Laura Rock about her recent paper – Communication as a High-Stakes Clinical Skill: “Just-in-Time” Simulation and Vicarious Observational Learning […]

129 Just-in-time Sim for Communication, with Laura Rock