Charles Pozner, MD
Dr. Pozner is an emergency physician
at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He graduated from Tufts School of Medicine and
completed residencies in internal medicine at Boston’s Beth Israel
Hospital/Harvard Medical School and in emergency medicine at UCLA/Olive View.
Dr. Pozner was the founding medical director of the Neil and Elise Wallace
Center for Medical Simulation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical
School. Under his leadership the center grew from a center exclusively for
emergency medicine to serving the entire hospital. Skills training and content
education is provided to a wide variety of clinicians at all levels. There is a
particular emphasis on interprofessional team training. Simulation is also used
for quality initiatives at the hospital.
Dr. Pozner’s research interests are
in non-technical skills and team training and his primary clinical interest is
in resuscitation. He has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally
and has been a consultant on simulation projects across the globe. He is the
chairperson of the Strategic Relations subcommittee of the Society of
Simulation in Healthcare. He was honored as an Inaugural Fellow in the Academy
of the Society of Simulation in Healthcare in 2017. His outside interests
revolve around a variety of activities with his wife Sara and his two children
Jeremy and Kate.
President & Chief Operations Officer Simulab Corporation www.simulab.com and MERCI (Medical Error Reduction and Certification Inc) www.merciprogram.com
Doug Beighle joined Simulab in 2002 and was appointed President and COO in 2006. Simulab has been providing medical simulators and task trainers to the medical education community since 1994. Doug is a seasoned veteran with over 33 years of proven experience in the areas of revenue and profit growth, market development, and management team leadership. In 2012, MERCI, which provides turn-key patient safety programs, was officially launched and rolled out of Simulab as a stand-alone company.Since this date, Doug wears two hats as the President & COO of both organizations.
Prior to joining Simulab, Doug served as President and CEO for several Seattle based computer hardware and soft companies. Doug earned a B.A. in Economics from Claremont McKenna College.