Kirsty has over 15 years’ experience in simulation based education and research, with a specific passion for faculty development. With a thorough understanding of contemporary issues around simulation, at both a national and international level, she has recently taken on the role of Lead Associate in Simulation at Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore.
Within the healthcare context Kirsty has worked across a variety of disciplines including medicine, nursing, allied health and paramedicine, and has extensive experience in providing simulation-based education to undergraduate healthcare students, through to experienced healthcare providers.
With a Master’s degree in Health Professions Education from The University of Western Australia, Kirsty is currently undertaking a PhD exploring the impact of impostor phenomenon on healthcare simulation educators professional identity. In January this year Kirsty was inducted as a Fellow of the Academy for Simulation in Healthcare, recognition of her contribution to the international simulation community.