SESAM - Society in Europe for Simulation applied to medicine


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Leslie Graham

Leslie Graham RN MN CNCC CHSE

Leslie Graham is Coordinator of the Post RPN to BScN Bridging Program and Professor, Nursing/Adjunct Professor at the University of Ontario, Institute of Technology – Durham College (UOIT-DC) Collaborative Nursing Program. Professor Graham is currently a doctoral student at the Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, University of Western Ontario, where her research interests involve faculty development for simulation-based learning in nursing education. Professor Graham elevates simulation as pedagogy through national and international presentations and publications.  


Being a passionate educator, Professor Graham has received several awards in recognition of excellence in nursing education, as well as being the recipient of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year. She is currently VP for International Affairs for INACSL.

Scott Crawford

Scott B. Crawford, M.D., FACEP, CHSOS

Assistant Professor

Associate Program Director

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Department of Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Physician - University Medical Center, El Paso, TX

Dr. Scott Crawford is an Assistant Professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso and an emergency medicine physician at University Medical Center in El Paso. He also serves as Associate Director for the Regional Simulation and Training Center on the TTUHSC El Paso campus. He completed his emergency medicine residency at Texas Tech in 2012. Dr. Crawford earned his M.D. from Rush University in Chicago in 2009 and a bachelor’s degree in physics from The Colorado College in 2004. He has designed and installed computer-enhanced classroom and teaching tools since 1999.

He was elected President of The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists (SimGHOSTS) in July 2015 and became a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare in December 2015. He now designs technology-enhanced simulation scenarios for interprofessional education locally and presents nationally and internationally on topics related to healthcare simulation operations.