New SimGHOSTS Operations Manager Kirrian Steer
An official note today that Kiana McCourt resigned from her position this week to seek other opportunities and we appreciate all the work she did!
SimGHOSTS Board Member Kirrian Steer has come on board to help take over the Operations Manager responsibilities. Kirrian has been a member of SimGHOSTS since attending her first meeting in 2013, and has helped alongside other Australian Simulation Champions for our numerous Australia events!
Kirrian Steer has dual roles of Simulation Coordinator and Education Coordinator at the University of Melbourne in the Department of Rural Health. Kirrian’s simulation career began at La Trobe University where she saw an opportunity to combine her three key areas of interest – healthcare, education and technology. During her time at La Trobe University Kirrian developed scenarios for, and provided technical and operational advice to the four campuses of the La Trobe Rural Health School. Additionally, Kirrian managed the Hume Simulation Alliance project, worked with colleagues to establish and run a successful Simulated Patient program, and played a key role in the development of simulation resource portal www.SimEd.net.au. In her current role Kirrian supports the experiential learning needs of nursing and allied health students undertaking rural health placements and continues to support the Hume Simulation Alliance by providing simulation resources and operational support to public hospitals in the Hume region of Victoria, Australia.
Kirrian will take over utilization of the firstname.lastname@example.org email address, wish her well!