Simulation Fellow

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 174647-1A
Date Posted: Mar 28, 2022
Category: Physician

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Job Description

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Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job


Lahey Hospital & Medical Center in Burlington Massachusetts is recruiting applicants for a one year Simulation Fellowship in Health Professions Education starting July 1, 2022. This fellowship is accredited by the American College of Surgeons. The goal of this fellowship is to create leaders in medical education who are particularly interested in the use of simulation training to maximize student learning and help achieve institutional educational, patient safety and quality goals. Graduates of the Fellowship Program will obtain the skills necessary to lead graduate and postgraduate medical education programs as well as conduct research to advance the field of medical education through simulation.

This fellowship is intended for surgical or anesthesia residents to spend one year working and learning in the Lahey Simulation Center under the supervision of experienced faculty in order to develop their expertise in the field of simulation-based health professions education and achieve academic productivity to help advance their academic career. Educational content is supplemented through Lahey’s affiliations with professional development courses at Tufts University School of Medicine.

The fellow will be on-site 40 hours per week, and be available to assist, learn and teach in all courses offered at the simulation center and affiliated sites. The fellow will participate in weekly meetings and course-work with their fellowship educator, staff meetings, operations and steering committee meetings. Teaching is an integral part of experiential learning, and the fellow will develop these skills by participating in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate medical education. The fellow will participate in and lead research projects with mentorship from faculty and staff at the medical center. They will present and disseminate their research through participation at regional and national meetings and manuscript submissions. They will receive assistance in manuscript preparation and travel to present their work. Funding will be commensurate with PGY/level of experience or research interests. Applicants with their own funding sources are also encouraged to apply.

Fellowship Objectives:

 Describe the educational theories, tools and structures relevant toto apply. 

• Describe the educational theories, tools and structures relevant to medical education and simulation

• Apply relevant educational theories, tools and structures

• Independently develop and implement curricula in simulation environments

• Contribute academically in a meaningful way to the field of education and/or simulation.

Educational Theory and Curricular Design: Through local on-site course work and affiliated off-site classes at Tufts and the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation (CMS), the fellow will learn how to apply educational theory to optimize learning. They will implement key principles of curricular design by designing curricula, teaching courses, and assessing the effectiveness of learning and programs.

Administration and leadership: Through local on-site course work and affiliated off-site classes at Tufts and the Harvard Center for Medical Simulation (CMS), the fellow will learn and apply key principles of educational program administration and leadership, including academic career development, difficult conversations, leadership styles and the creation of an educational portfolio.


Scheduled Hours

40 Hours

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.