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Simulation for Health Systems, Care and Quality

Simulation for Health Systems, Care and Quality
November 1-2, 2017 – Montreal Quebec

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The Simulation Summit is a unique and practical, interprofessional medical simulation education conference, which attracts hundreds of international simulation educators, researchers, health care professionals and other individuals engaged in the field of simulation.

Participants at the 2017 Simulation Summit will have the opportunity to collaborate with international colleagues on knowledge translation as it relates to simulation in healthcare; examine new technologies in medical simulation; investigate advances in medical simulation and much more.

Meeting Location

Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel
1201 Boulevard Rene-Levesque West
Montreal, Quebec H3B 2L7 Canada
Telephone (514) 878-2000

To view the Simulation Summit program outline, click here

Learning objectives

Participants at the 2017 Summit will:

  • Explore strategies to use simulation as a tool for system improvement;
  • Apply simulation methods to enhance the delivery and quality of team based care;
  • Discuss opportunities to advance assessment in post graduate medicine.

Target audience

This two day conference is open to all individuals engaged in the field of simulation, from all healthcare disciplines.

This includes:

  • Health professional educators with an interest in simulation
  • Simulation educators
  • Health profession education researchers
  • Simulation centre/program directors
  • Continuing professional development educators
  • Continuing medical education planners
  • Specialist physicians
  • Nurses
  • Canadian Forces personnel

Testimonials from past attendees

“The quality of the educational content and its delivery was incredible and eye opening. Novel ideas have sparked up and will contribute to improving our teams greatly, both from an educational and research perspective”.

“This was a great conference! Thank you for the interprofessional collaborative support with simulation education.”

“Awesome job from all - great activity (Sim Trek) to close the loop and summarize the summit ”

“Thank you for your generosity and kindness, and for making us feel so welcome. It means more to us than you may realize”.

Scientific Planning Committee

Co-Chair: Susan Brien

Local Chair: Kevin Lachapelle

Past-chair: Richard Cherry

Sim Trek : Glenn D. Posner

Farhan Bhanji
Marie-Eve Bolduc
Adam Cheng
Michelle Chiu
Adam Dubrowski
Caroline Hosatte-Ducassy
Vicki R. LeBlanc
Philippe Legault
Noel O’Regan
Andrée Sansregret
Walter Tavares
Brian M. Wong

Operations planning team

Angelita Aboukassam, sponsorship coordinator, Event Management and Hospitality Services

Brittney Gellately, conference assistant, Event Management and Hospitality Services

Louise Gervais, conference team lead, Event Management and Hospitality Services

Katherine Herbert, registration coordinator, Event Management and Hospitality Services

Katie Kennedy, senior marketing specialist (conferences), Communications and Marketing

Catlin Pilon, conference educational program administrator, Event Management and Hospitality Services

Denise Walter, conference administrator, Event Management and Hospitality Services


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Telephone: 613-730-8177 ext. 422 / 1-800-668-3740 ext. 422