Innovation In Medical Simulation Award


  • Nominees must be a current member of the Saudi Society of Simulation in Healthcare
  • Nominees can not receive the award more than once every 3 years
  • Categories

    1- Educational Leadership:
    The candidate should meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Demonstrates significant innovation in simulation education
  • Actively promotes and implements aspects of innovation in simulation education
  • Influences the development or implementation methods of simulation education beyond their own facility
  • Acts as a role model for creating and sustaining a culture of creativity
  • Motivates colleagues and learners
  • Evidence required includes:

  • Three Letter of recommendations (each one page maximum) from colleagues/learners, describing examples of how the candidate fits each of the criteria above
  • 2- Simulation Technology:
    The simulation technology should meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Increases the quality of education in the course, program, office, or institution
  • Contributes to a more efficient way of simulation education
  • Adds value to the institution while containing or reducing costs
  • Can be replicated at other institutions with minimal difficulty
  • The innovation should be original
  • No more than three years old
  • Evidence required includes:

  • Description of the innovation, with pictures or videos of it being utilized in simulation education.
  • Letter of support (one page maximum) from an expert in the same field describing the quality, efficiency and originality of the innovation
  • Learner ratings of the innovation
  • Cost data
  • 3- Research:
    The research should meet or exceed the following criteria:

  • Utilizes medical simulation as for education, assessment, or quality improvement
  • Addresses an important educational or clinical issue
  • Its hypothesis or methods are creative and original
  • Its results advance the local / international knowledge about the topic
  • Published no longer than three years ago
  • Evidence required includes:

  • A copy of the article concerned
  • A letter (one page maximum) describing how the publication fits the criteria above
  • Deadline of submission:
    Nov 1, 2019 submitted to