Dr. Paul Phrampus was recently inducted as an inaugural Fellow into the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Academy. The Society for Simulation in Healthcare Board of Directors announced the first group of Fellows in January 2017 at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) in Orlando, FL.  

Review of the candidates was a very considered and deliberate process.  Application reviewers sought evidence of sustained contribution and impact to the field of healthcare simulation and to the Society, and a commitment to support the mission and vision of the Academy.  

According to the SSH ?These individuals were selected based on their outstanding contributions to the development of SSH and to the field of healthcare simulation??the Fellows will initiate important work to keep our field moving forward.?

Dr. Phrampus has been the Director of WISER for over ten years. He has also served as the Past President of the SSH. For the past 20 years, Dr. Phrampus has contributed extensively to the field of healthcare simulation through clinical instruction, authorship, professorship, mentorship and the development of faculty and simulation centers both nationally and internationally.   According to Dr. Phrampus ?The Fellow Academy of the SSH is an important step forward to provide guidance, aspiration, and mentorship to the next generation of simulation leaders. I am honored to be selected to join this esteemed group.?

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Phrampus on his accomplishment!