Simulcast Journal Club Podcast 7 & July Wrap

Welcome to the Simulcast Journal Club Podcast and July monthly wrap post.

Please read our pdf summary of the July Journal Club article, the month’s discussion and our expert commentary here.


In our July journal club podcast Ben and Vic discuss the paper of the month. 

Peterson, Dawn Taylor PhD; Watts, Penni I. PhD, RN, CHSE-A; Epps, Chad A. MD; White, Marjorie Lee MD, MPPM, MA, CHSE (2017)   “Simulation Faculty Development : A Tiered Approach” Simulation in Healthcare : The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Publish Ahead of Print, POST AUTHOR CORRECTIONS, 18 March 2017. 


We then covered some interesting stuff on simulators dying 

Weiss et al. Does the unexpected death of the manikin in a simulation maintain the participants’ perceived self-efficacy? An observational prospective study with medical students.   

BMC Medical Education (2017) 17:109 DOI 10.1186/s12909-017-0944-x 


And a deep dive into team science 

Rosenman et al.  Changing Systems Through Effective Teams: A Role for Simulation. Acad Emerg Med. 2017 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/acem.13260. [Epub ahead of print] 


Looking forward to another great discussion  



About Ben Symon

Ben is a Paediatric Emergency Physician at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane and a Simulation Educator at Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. He currently teaches on a variety of paediatric simulation based courses on paediatric resuscitation, trauma and CRM principles. Ben has a growing interest in encouraging clinical educators to be more familiar with simulation research.