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Appointment of Dr. Kevin Lachapelle as Interim Director of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Dr. Kevin Lachapelle has been appointed Interim Director of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, effective July 1, 2017.  He succeeds Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal, whose leadership was instrumental in propelling the Centre to new heights over the past three years, during which time he led the strategic rebranding and expansion of the Centre thanks to a generous gift from The Blema and Arnold Steinberg Family Foundation.

The Centre now returns to the very capable hands of Dr. Lachapelle, who was the Founding Director of the McGill Simulation Centre when it first opened in 2006, a position he held until 2013. Dr. Lachapelle is an Associate Professor of Surgery and holds the Adair Chair in Surgical Education at McGill University. He is a Cardiac Surgeon and practises at the McGill University Health Centre. He also serves on the Educational Institutes Accreditation Committee of the American College of Surgeons.

Read more (Med-e-News, July 13, 2017)