SimGHOSTS Signs Affiliation Agreement With IPSS at IPSSW 2015 in Vancouver
During the 7th annual IPSSW 2015 event this week in Vancouver Canada, Executive Director Lance Baily signed into agreement an official affiliation with President Dr. Stephanie Sudikoff of the International Pediatric Simulation Society, which is incorporated in Switzerland. The agreement was approved by the Executive Board of SimGHOSTS and Event Director Ryan Eling was also in attendance.
Lance said regarding the agreement, “We are thrilled to directly connect the resources and international community of SimGHOSTS into the wonderfully innovative organization of IPSS — and we look forward to supporting the increase adoption and utilization of simulation technologies for all of their members”.
The agreement provides for a mutual exchange of organizational news updates, promotion of collaborative simulation resource projects, and discounted membership opportunities for both communities.
Further Aims of this Affiliation
- Promoting each respective organization and their endeavors amongst relevant networks and wider communities through a variety of routes including traditional and online marketing methods
- Sharing developing new knowledge, skills and resources to benefit the respective membership communities of each organization
- Providing opportunities for collaboration at individual, institutional and organization-wide levels
- Enhancing the dissemination of innovations and solutions to community identified problems amongst members and the wider simulation community.
Learn more about IPSS at: http://ipssglobal.org/
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and acting Advisor to the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background also includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.