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Leizl Joy Nayahangan


Leizl Joy Nayahangan is a full-time researcher at the Copenhagen Academy for Medical Education and Simulation (CAMES) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her main research centers on simulation-based education and curriculum development. Leizl has led national and international needs assessment processes to identify content for simulation-based curricula. She is interested in assessment of learning and is now focusing on Implementation Science in simulation-based education. Leizl is a registered nurse, with a Master’s degree in healthcare management and a Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She is currently working towards a PhD at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Leizl is the co-chair of the AMEE Simulation Committee and serves as an Editorial board member of Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and Shanghai Chest. 

Leizl advocates for the wide implementation of evidence-based simulation-based education as an integral part of the medical and surgical curricula.   

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