The Society for Simulation in Healthcare - the largest international healthcare simulation member organization - announced the results of its recent election. WISER Director, Paul Phrampus, MD will become President-Elect on January 1, 2012 and President in 2013. Currently, Dr. Phrampus holds the position of At-large Member of the SSH Board of Directors and Member of the SSH Executive Committee. He co-chaired the 2011 International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH), the largest meeting of multidisciplinary simulation experts and enthusiasts. He is an inaugural member of the editorial board of the journal Simulation in Healthcare.
Dr. Phrampus received a BS in Biology from Old Dominion University and an M.D. from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Vice Chair, Quality and Patient Safety in the Department of Emergency Medicine. WISER would like to congratulate Dr. Phrampus on this extraordinary honor and accomplishment.