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Michael Seropian M.D., F.R.C.P.C.

    • Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine School of Medicine

Dr. Seropian has worked extensively in teaching students, residents and practitioners across professions. He is recognized as an international leader in healthcare simulation. He is the immediate past president of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. He worked extensively in the development of simulation programs around the world. He is passionate about providing learners at all levels with sound and meaningful education that leads to quality and safe patient care.


  • M.D., University of Ottawa, Ottawa Canada 1990
  • Residency:

    • Anesthesiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston MA 1995
  • Fellowship:

    • Pediatric anesthesiology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard University 1996
  • Certifications:

    • American Board of Anesthesiology, 1996

Memberships and associations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists


  • "Statewide and Large-scale Simulation Implementation. The Work of Many"   2008
  • "Simulation" The Journal of nursing education April 2004
  • "Statewide Simulation Systems" Anesthesiology Clinics June 2007
  • "The Oregon simulation experience" Simulation in Healthcare March 2006
  • "Smaller-than-expected sevoflurane concentrations using the Sevotec 5® vaporizer at low fill states and high fresh gas flows" Anesthesia and Analgesia  2000
  • "An approach to simulation program development" The Journal of nursing education April 2004
  • "Professional Audio/Video for Clinical Simulation"   2008
  • "Sticker sedation [4]" Anesthesia and Analgesia  2000
  • "General Concepts in Full Scale Simulation" Anesthesia and Analgesia December 2003
  • "Mannequin-based simulation to reinforce pharmacology concepts" Simulation in Healthcare December 2007
  • "Design considerations for healthcare simulation facilities" Simulation in Healthcare December 2010
  • "Simulation Facility Design 101. The Basics"   2008
  • "Communication and Empathy in the Patient-Centered Care Model-Why Simulation-Based Training Is Not Optional" Clinical Simulation in Nursing August 1 2016
  • "Building a simulation center"  October 7 2014

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