Sandra Viggers


About Sandra Viggers

Star skater, resus geek, simulationista and #meded choreographer. Coming to a SIM room near you. With a shark. Also, 100% MD and counting.


At scanFOAM we love SoMe and all of our “internet friends”, so much so that we want our “real life friends” to meet our “internet friends” when opportunities arise. Therefore, Camilla stood no chance after a few times having said […]

Camilla Goes To #TTCNYC16



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Innovation and the millennial learner It will come as no surprise that innovation is a topic at The Teaching Course. The faculty behind The Teaching Course are truly first movers and innovative educators so having Christopher Doty kick off the day with the importance […]

The Teaching Course NYC DAY 2 #TTCNYC16


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Once again The Teaching Course has turned the Innovation Loft in New York City into the place to be for medical educators. So of course the scanFOAM team are present in the form of me, Sandra. I’ve brought my colleague, […]

The Teaching Course NYC DAY 1 #TTCNYC16



We’re stoked to finally be able to announce something we’ve been working on for a while: A presentation masterclass featuring none other than Ross Fisher. Instead of listing all the details here, head on over to the separate event site and […]

Presentation masterclass with Ross Fisher


Another one of the giants of the sim world has generously agreed to share his “How I Sim” story with #FOAMsim and the scanFOAM audience. Peter Dieckmann is an organisational psychologist, originally from Germany where he also did his PhD, […]

How I Sim – Peter Dieckmann



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Next up in our “How I Sim” series is Jenny W Rudolph. You probably know of the Center for Medical Simulation founded 22 years ago where Jenny works; and to people in the world of sim she’ll need little introduction as we are well […]

How I Sim – Jenny Rudolph


scanFOAM.org is proud to present our next contributor to the "How I Sim" series, Jesse Spurr, hailing all the way from Oz. He's an all round good bloke and a #FOAMed #FOAMsim star, being the co-host of simulationpodcast.com, editor-in-chief of injectableorange.com and simulation director at The Teaching Institute, just to name a few. Enjoy!

How I Sim – Jesse Spurr



As newly graduated medical students leave universities around the world and start their professional lives as junior doctors, so starts the media coverage about the #JulyEffect (1). #JulyEffect Tweets // The Dunning-Kruger effect is cited frequently in medical education and […]

How you may be failing as an expert – and ...


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This is the first guest contribution in our initiative "How I Sim" - a series that brings forth the voices of healthcare simulation for a speed round on their thoughts on sim. Who better to kick it off than Victoria Brazil (@Socratic_EM), a true #FOAMsim legend!

How I Sim – Victoria Brazil



Recently, I came across this question on Twitter and joined the conversation. Crowdsourcing …How could @MedSimulation foster online community for sim educators ? Blog? Podcasts? More Twitter posts? What content? — Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) June 22, 2016 Two replies caught […]

How I Sim – Sandra Viggers


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This is a complementary blogpost to my #smaccDUB talk “How Students Can Choreograph Their Own Education”. I was thrilled to be offered the opportunity to talk about my passion – medical education, and how I think we can benefit from […]

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