Join a Simulation Academy Committee

Committees are a new addition to the Simulation Academy leadership. Get on board early and gain the benefits of being in a national leadership position and help your simulation community grow!

Simulation Academy Executive Committee


Alise Frallicciardi, MD


Michael Cassara, DO, MSEd


Ryan T. McKenna, DO


Ambrose H. Wong, MD


Michael James Falk, MD

Kimberly Schertzer, MD

Sara M. Hock, MD

Suzanne Bentley, MD

Nur Ain Nadir, MD

Past President

Christopher Strother, MD
SAEM Board Liaison

SAEM Staff Liaisons

Melissa McMillian, CNP

Snizhana Kurylyuk


Research Committee

Be part of developing our network of simulation researchers and promoting young researchers through our new grant program and  simulation fellow research forum

Education Committee

Create and disseminate educational products for simulation educators at national meetings (SAEM, ACEP, IMSH) and other venues (MedEdPORTAL).  Participate in our committee-sponsored opportunities for teaching and member education in the methodology and application of medical simulation within and outside the academy.

Award Committee

Assist in recognizing our outstanding emergency medicine simulationist experts each year. Participate as an awards committee member or as a nominate an individual who demonstrates excellence in Emergency Medicine simulation.

Membership Committee

Help promote the Simulation Academy, grow its membership, and make it more prevalent and connected in our communities.

Join a SIM Committee