Kirsty Freeman is the Deputy Director of the Academic Medicine Education Institute and Lead for the Clinical Performance Centre, at the Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. A Fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, she is a recognised world leader in health professions’ education, with 20 years’ experience in healthcare education, assessment and research. Kirsty has worked across a variety of healthcare disciplines including medicine, nursing, allied health and paramedicine, and have extensive experience in providing simulation-based experiences to undergraduate healthcare students, through to experienced healthcare providers. Born and raised in rural and remote regions of Western Australia, she is passionate about growing the healthcare workforce in rural and remote environments to ensure healthcare assess for those communities. She has delivered presentations, workshops and been invited to speak at national and international conferences. A qualitative researcher, Kirsty is currently completing a PhD exploring impostor phenomenon in healthcare simulation educators, and is co-investigator on research exploring in impact of emotions on learner’s engagement with feedback.
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