Beth Mancini, RN, PhD, NE-BC, FAHA, ANEF, FAAN

Beth ManciniBeth serves as the Chair of the Credentialing Oversight Committee. She has been a member of SSH since 2007. In her professional work she is Professor, Chair for Undergraduate Nursing at UT Arlington. She holds Baylor Professorship for Healthcare Research, is a Fellow in American Academy of Nursing, Fellow of the American Heart Association and Fellow in NLN’s Academy of Nurse Educators. Beth has served as SSH President, member of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada’s Simulation Task Force, STTI’s Simulation & Emerging Technologies Advisory Group, and WHO’s Initiative on Training, Simulation and Patient Safety. Beth may be reached at

Vice Chair

Janice Palaganas


Credentialing Oversight Commission

The Credentialing Oversight Commission shall be responsible for advancing the Society’s credentialing products and services through the synergistic development of strategies, analyses, efficiencies, quality control, and cross promotional activities. The Credentialing Oversight Commission shall be responsible for overseeing the work of the Certification Committee, Accreditation Committee, and Society for Simulation in Healthcare Academy Committee, so that all requisite compliance, regulatory and quality standards are met and maintained.

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