A collection of works relating to healthcare simulation and education authored by Victoria, Jesse, and Ben.

ResearchGate Profiles


Book Chapters

  • Brazil V. Postgraduate medical education and training. Book Chapter in Cameron et al (ed) 2018. Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine 5th edition, Churchill Livingstone,
  • Dunn W, Brazil V, Dong Y, Gallo K, Maxworthy J. Systems Integration: Engineering the Future of Healthcare Delivery via Simulation,” Chapter 10 in The Comprehensive Textbook of Healthcare Simulation (2013) , edited by Drs. Adam I. Levine, Samuel DeMaria Jr., Alan Sim, and Andrew D. Schwartz, by Springer Science and Business Media, New York

Journal Articles

  1. Brazil V, Purdy E, Alexander C, Matulich J. Improving the relational aspects of trauma care through translational simulation. Advances in Simulation. (Accepted 2019) DOI: 10.1186/s41077-019-0100-2
  2. Purdy, E & Brazil V. The team briefing: setting up relational coordination for your resuscitation. Clin Exp Emerg Med ( Accepted 2019)
  3. Purdy, Eve & Alexander, Charlotte & Caughley, Melissah & Bassett, Shane & Brazil, Victoria. (2019). Identifying and transmitting the culture of emergency medicine through simulation. AEM Education and Training. 10.1002/aet2.10325.
  4. Alsaba, Nemat & Brazil, Victoria. (2018). Medical Students’ Recognition and Response to Clinical Deterioration in Simulated Patient Scenarios. mededpublish. 7. 10.15694/mep.2018.0000070.1.
  5. Roland, D., Spurr, J., & Cabrera, D. (2018). Initial Standardized Framework for Reporting Social Media Analytics in Emergency Care Research. The western journal of emergency medicine19(4), 701–706. doi:10.5811/westjem.2018.3.36489
  6. Symon, B. (2018). Understanding the use of simulation in medical teaching. The Medical Journal of Australia, 209(11), p.489.
  7. Thoma, B, Brazil, V, Spurr, J, Palaganas, J, Eppich, W, Grant, V & Cheng, A 2018, ‘Establishing a Virtual Community of Practice in Simulation: The Value of Social Media’ Simulation in Healthcare, vol 13, no. 2, pp. 124-130. DOI: 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000284
  8. Brazil, V. (2017). Translational simulation: not ‘where?’ but ‘why?’ A functional view of in situ simulation. Advances in Simulation, 2(1).
  9. Roland D, Spurr J, Cabrera D. Preliminary Evidence for the Emergence of a Health Care Online Community of Practice: Using a Netnographic Framework for Twitter Hashtag Analytics. J Med Internet Res 2017;19(7):e252 DOI: 10.2196/jmir.7072

  10. Patricia L. Johnson, Victoria A Brazil, Éliane Raymond-Dufresne, Tracy L Nielson. Simulated Emergency Department for pre-clinical medical students. The Clinical Teacher July 2016 doi 1111/tct.12551
  11. Raymond-Dufresne, Eliane. Brazil, Victoria. Johnson, Patricia; Nielson, Tracy; Pre-clinical medical students’ perceptions of their patient safety skills in a simulated emergency department. Emergency Medicine Australasia Volume 28, Issue 3, pages 325–328, June 2016
  12. Spurr JGatward JJoshi N, et al. Top 10 (+1) tips to get started with in situ simulation in emergency and critical care departments,
  13. Damian Roland, Victoria Brazil. Top ten: Top 10 ways to reconcile social media and ‘traditional’ education in emergency care. Emerg Med J 2015;32:10 819-822 Published Online First: 7 August 2015 doi:10.1136/emermed-2015-205024
  14. Wright, A. L., Staggs, J., Middleton, S., Burke, J., Markwell, A., Brazil, V., Mitchell, R. and Brown, A. F. (2015), Teaching and learning in an era of time-based access targets: Impact of a new model of care on junior medical officers. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2015 Aug;27(4):355-8 doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12438
  15. McLean M, Brazil V, Johnson P, How we “breathed life” into problem-based learning cases using a mobile application, Medical teacher, 2014 Oct;36(10):849-52
  16. Berger G, Peerson A, Brazil V, Conroy S. Clinical supervisors and cultural competence. The Clinical Teacher 2013, 10: 1-5
  17. Aram, N., Brazil, V., Davin, L. and Greenslade, J. Intern underperformance is detected more frequently in emergency medicine rotations. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2013; 25 (1), 68-74
  18. Johnson P, McLean M, Brazil V, Nielson T: Enhancing medical students’ understanding of the role of the health care team through a simulated patient journey scenario. Med Educ 2013; 47 (Suppl. 2): 9. 26
  19. Cullen, L., Brazil, V., Dooris, M., Baldwin, M., & Muller, H. (2012). ‘Stemi-sim’—A ‘Process of Care’ Simulation can Help Improve Door to Balloon Times for Patients with ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Heart, Lung and Circulation, 21, S50
  20. Brazil V, Ratcliffe L, Zhang J, Davin L. Mini-CEX as a workplace-based assessment tool for interns in an emergency department – Does cost outweigh value? Medical Teacher Dec 2012, Vol. 34, No. 12, Pages 1017-1023
  21. Brazil V, Grobler G, Greenslade J, Burke J. Comparison of intubation performance by junior emergency department doctors using gum elastic bougie versus stylet reinforced endotracheal tube insertion techniques. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2012; 24(2); 194-200
  22. Brazil V, Greenslade J, Brown AFT. Enhancing capacity for intern training in the Emergency Department: The MoLIE Project. Medical Journal of Australia., 2011; 194: 165-168
  23. Sweetman G, Brazil V. Education links between the Australian rural and tertiary emergency departments: videoconference can support a virtual learning community. Emerg Med Australasia 2007;19:176-7
  24. Brazil V. Audit as a learning tool in postgraduate emergency medicine training. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2004 (16), 348-352

Invited Articles, Letters & Editorials

  1. Nestel, D., Brazil, V. and Hay, M. (2018), You can’t put a value on that… Or can you? Economic evaluation in simulation-based medical education. Med Educ, 52: 139–141. doi:10.1111/medu.13505
  2. Speirs, C. and Brazil, V. (2018), See one, do one, teach one: Is it enough? No. Emergency Medicine Australasia. doi:10.1111/1742-6723.12927
  3. Brazil, V. Parker C. A day in the life: social media for clinical practice and medical education. Med J Aust. June 2017 DOI: 10.5694/mja17.00113
  4. Janssens, S, Brazil V. Simulation: applications for emergencies O&G magazine Winter 2017
  5. Victoria A Brazil. Theory, history and contemporary topics for medical education scholars. Book/Media/App Review Med J Aust 2017; 206 (4): 160. doi:10.5694/mja16.01254
  6. Brazil V, Carley S. Does the new Fellowship Examination format ensure a sufficient standard for FACEMs? No. Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2016 Apr;28(2):238-9. doi: 10.1111/1742-6723.12553. Epub 2016 Feb 28
  7. Brazil V. Past and future of emergency medicine education and training (editorial). Emerg Med Australas 26(1): 69-71
  8. Brazil V. Mitchell R. Balancing quantity and quality in emergency medicine training for interns. (editorial) Emergency Medicine Australasia. 2013. 25 (5), 387-9
  9. O’Connor A, Lukin WG, Brazil V. Take a deep breath . . . and talk. (Letter) Medical Journal of Australia. 198 (10), 535
  10. AD Gosbell, RD Mitchell, VA Brazil, AM Killen The Medical journal of Australia 198 (6), 313-314
  11. Brazil V. Interns in the Emergency Department – the Real Challenges of Increasing Numbers. (editorial) Emergency Medicine Australasia, 2010. 22 97-99, April
  12. Brazil V. Performance assessment for dummies – using simulation for testing learners. (editorial) Emergency Medicine Australasia, 20 (6), 456-7.

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