Visits & Observerships

SIMPeds Visits and Observerships


Candidate Requirements:

Post-graduate multidisciplinary staff with interest/experience in simulation-based education applied to hospital setting including:

– Nursing

– Physicians (fellow through senior attending/consultant)

– Allied Health Care



1 day to 2-week observation experience where visitors are exposed to a variety of simulation courses including pure skills sessions, mocks codes, nursing orientation courses and full-scale native team training courses. Visitors have opportunities to meet with simulation leaders in several departments/divisions as well as SIMPeds Staff. Visitor’s time will be tailored to their individual goals and interests. As our international partnerships grow, our visitors come from all over the world looking to bring Simulation to their hospitals.


Goals and Objectives:

– To gain first-hand knowledge of the workings of an on-site, hospital-based Simulator Program

– To learn details of successful execution of high-quality in-situ simulation experiences

– To better understand the spectrum of simulation curricula delivered at Boston Children’s Hospital


Request Process:

Please send all visitation requests to Lauren Barrett, SIMPeds Program Coordinator at Be sure to include dates of your requested visit, background information and goals you have for your experience.


Lauren Barrett
Simulator Program Coordinator
Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Ave, Bader 634
Boston, MA 02115
(P) 617-355-5372
(F) 617-730-0453