Lance Baily - SimGHOSTS Founder & Executive Director (Linkedin Profile)
Past President (2011-2013)
As a video producer, EMS/firefighter, simulation technology specialist, medical simulation center administrator, conference organizer, and business entrepreneur - Lance Baily has the background and the experience to help lead the Sim Tech community to the next level. After serving as a Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist in Los Angeles, Lance served as the Director of the 31,000 square feet multi-institutional multi-disciplinary Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas (CSCLV) from 2009 until April of 2012. This facility is shared among the University of Nevada: Las Vegas School of Nursing, Nevada State College School of Nursing, and University of Nevada: School of Medicine.
In 2010, Lance started HealthySimulation.com, a free and independent resource website for the international healthcare simulation community. This free resource website now provides thousands of unique visitors a month with medical simulation related news, resources, product reviews and more. Lance has also provided medical simulation consulting services on simulation program development for a variety of organizations and corporations.
In 2012 Lance began this new non-profit organization called "The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists" (SimGHOSTS.Org) which provides online resources and an annual hands-on training event to Sim Techs from around the world.
Kirrian Steer - Operations Manager (LinkedIn Profile)
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.