About the editors

Editors-in-Chief


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Dr. Kyla Caners is an emergency physician in Hamilton, Ontario, where she practices both general and paediatric emergency medicine. She also serves as the Simulation Director for the FRCP-EM residency program. She completed both her Bachelor of Science and her medical degree at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Caners then completed both her FRCP emergency medicine training and her fellowship in simulation and medical education at McMaster University. In the process, she developed a simulation curriculum for the FRCP residents at McMaster. She hopes that this blog will help save other programs from the need to “start from scratch.” She is particularly excited about bringing the FOAMed concept (already pervasive within the EM community) to the simulation world.

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Dr. Martin Kuuskne is practicing emergency physician for the University Health Network in Toronto. He completed both his Bachelor of Health Sciences and his medical degree at McMaster University and then completed his FRCP emergency medicine training at McGill University. Dr. Kuuskne became interested in medical education after his experience with problem-based and small group learning at McMaster. He went on to develop a simulation curriculum for his residency program that is now regularly integrated into educational rounds.  He completed a fellowship in medical education and simulation at McGill. Dr. Kuuskne is particularly interested in educational objectives as they relate to learning. He looks forward to using this blog to ensure simulation cases are mapped to clear educational objectives and shared across the country.

Junior Editors


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Anali Maneshi is a PGY1 Emergency Medicine resident at McGill University. She is interested in acute care and medical education. The many valuable experiences she’s had at the stimulation centre learning technical skills and the importance of successful team functioning in acute care settings have piqued her interest in stimulation. She completed her BSc at the University of Waterloo, her MSc in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa, and her Medical Degree at McGill University.

ramadeen picAndrew Ramadeen is a 3rd year medical student at McMaster University. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Computer Science at the University of Toronto. He worked for several years as a software developer before leaving the IT field to complete his PhD in cardiovascular pharmacology. He has a particular interest in cardiac arrest and resuscitation.

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