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Published: July 27, 2021

Guest Jeanne MacLeod guides us through the history, process, tips and downfalls of practicing emergency medicine simulation. Listen for some strategies to improve your next SIM!

We delve into why it took emergency medicine so long to adopt SIM training, process and teamwork, why some resuscitations go awry, SIM-related anxiety, rural leadership, and available BC simulation resources.

Jeanne MacLeod
Jeanne is the Simulation Co-Lead for the BC Emergency Medicine Network. She’s an Emergency Physician at St. Paul’s and Mt. St. Joseph’s Hospital and the North Shore Urgent Primary Care Clinic in Vancouver, BC. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia.



End of Shift Podcast Hosts

The End of Shift Podcast is hosted by EM Network members Eric Angus and Joe Haegert.

Eric Angus
Eric Angus is an emergency physician and trauma team leader at Lions Gate Hospital. He is married with 15-year-old twins. His non-medical interests include origami, meditation, mountain biking, skiing, rock climbing, just generally being outside, and drinking wine. He has a diploma in mountain medicine and volunteers for ski patrol and the North Shore Rescue team. He is an ATLS instructor. He dabbles in stoicism and Buddhist philosophies.

Joe Haegert
Joe Haegert practices emergency and trauma medicine at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, British Columbia. He is a talented teacher, engaging speaker, and devoted clinician. He lives in South Surrey with his wife Sandy and managed to raise three children without much incident. Known for his unflagging enthusiasm, Joe enjoys all aspects of the outdoors and recently has taken to turning wooden burls into all manner of bowls and tables.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the BC Emergency Medicine Network.


Great podcast - very relevant and interesting ! I wish SIM was available when I was working in ER 35 y ago

Barbara Macleod

September 30, 2021 • 04:54pm

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