Paul E. Phrampus, MD

Paul E. Phrampus, MD Med Talk SpeakerPaul E. Phrampus, MD is the Director of the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education and Research (WISER) at the University of Pittsburgh. He is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Emergency Medicine of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. He is a member of the Academy of Master Educators of the University SOM and Course Co-Director, Senior Elective in Quality
and Patient Safety (UPSOM).

Dr. Phrampus has been active in simulation based education since 1997 at the University of Pittsburgh. He has developed number education programs involving simulation and faculty development courses for simulation that are used around the world attempting to improve healthcare education and Patient Safety. He has overseen WISER’s development of innovative technological solutions for education and an expansion that now include eight satellite sites.

He is the 2013 Past President of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and an editorial board member of the peer-reviewed indexed journal, Simulation in Healthcare. His lecturing, faculty development and program development work in simulation based education have taken him to Australia, China, Chile, Hong Kong, Tibet, India, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, The Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Denmark, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Germany.

Dr. Phrampus is a seven year veteran of the United States Navy.


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