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WISER is happy to announce that Andrew Musits, MD has joined WISER as a visiting fellow. Dr. Musits was Chief Resident for Emergency Medicine Residency at Albany Medical Center in New York. During his time here, Dr. Musits will learn about the integration of simulation as a tool for education and assessment for healthcare providers. He is also working to obtain his Masterís Degree in Education with a thesis project involving simulation. WISER would like to give a warm welcome to Dr. Musits.
A Brief Interview with Dr. Musits
1. What is your current role at WISER?
I am a Simulation and Medical Education Fellow at WISER. In this role, I am expanding my own knowledge and experience with simulation center operations and education. I am currently enrolled in the Masters of Science in Medical Education program at The University of Pittsburgh. I also have a background in Emergency Medicine and work as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at UPMC.
2. How long have you been involved in simulation at WISER?
I began my 2 year fellowship in July 2014.
3. What is your favorite part about working at WISER?
I am surrounded by an amazing team of mentors and have access to the resources of a world class simulation center.
4. What benefit do you think that people get from simulation training?
Simulation provides a safe environment to experience rare or high stakes situations, allowing the learner to advance his or her knowledge and skills to the next level.
5. Where do you think simulation is going in the next 5-10 years?
As a field, we will continue to find innovative ways to improve our current practices. We will develop new methods and new technology to advance simulation in education, assessment, and research.