Dr. Kevin Ching is the recipient of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Innovation in Education Award. The award was presented by the Emergency Medicine Section International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare 2021.
The award recognizes individuals who have developed or validated a significant new innovation or educational method. Projects can include simulation methods, technology or curricula.
Dr. Ching is an outstanding physician educator and leader who has made significant contributions to the Department of Emergency Medicine in the areas of medical education and simulation. Among his most notable achievements are the extremely successful and highly rated annual BASE Camp course and Transition-to-Residence (TTR) boot camp. Additionally, Dr. Ching serves as medical director of the Weill Cornell Medicine NewYork Presbyterian Simulation Center where he oversees the development and implementation of multidisciplinary teaching programs in simulation for residents, faculty, and medical students. He is also actively engaged in simulation research on the role of human factors in pediatric emergencies, procedural skills success and retention, and the effect of simulation on patient outcomes.