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null Jason Harley appointed Director of Research at the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Enhancing health sciences education, supporting healthcare workers

Jason Harley, PhD, is a member of the Injury Repair Recovery Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC
Jason Harley, PhD, is a member of the Injury Repair Recovery Program at the Research Institute of the MUHC

Source: Health E-News. Jason Harley, PhD, was appointed Director of Research at the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning (SCSIL), effective November 1, 2020.

In this new mandate, they will act as Chair of the Multidisciplinary Research Advisory Committee to advance simulation education research at the SCSIL. They will first identify research priorities through a Delphi process and set research goals through benchmarking with other leading simulation centres in Canada. Under their leadership, the Research Committee will aim to strengthen the visibility and maximize the quality and impact of research conducted at the SCSIL.

Jason Harley is an assistant professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill, and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). They are also director of the Simulation, Affect, Innovation, Learning, and Surgery (SAILS) Lab and Associate Member of the Institute for Health Sciences Education (IHSE) and Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology at McGill University.

Their research aims to enhance health sciences education and support healthcare workers by reducing adverse events and inefficiencies, especially those associated with the incidence of undesirable and unregulated emotions and burnout. They recently completed a study on healthcare workers’ coping and sources of support during COVID-19, featured in The Globe and Mail, The Montreal Gazette, Global News, and Sirius XM.

Read more on the McGill website

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