Summary:

News article reporting from the 4th Annual Symposium on Optimising Health Professions Education with Simulation-Based Learning: Psychological Safety in Times of Covid-19.

Article:

"Experts in medical education from across the Middle East and Europe convened for an online symposium hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) to discuss the latest trends in simulation-based learning, including the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The 4th Annual Symposium on Optimising Health Professions Education with Simulation-Based Learning: Psychological Safety in Times of Covid-19 was held fully online for the first time.

In another first for the symposium, course director Dr Stella Major, associate professor of Family Medicine in Clinical Medicine and Director of the Clinical Skills & Simulation Lab (CSSL), extended its community of practice to include participants based in countries beyond Qatar. Invited scholars and educators shared their stories reflecting on how simulation-based education and practice had helped the profession prepare for and respond to the emergent clinical demands of the pandemic."

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