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Our Mission

Providing Local and Global Healthcare Leadership for Turning Technology into Teaching.

Our Vision

SimTiki is the technology enabled learning simulation center of the John A Burns School of Medicine. SimTiki supports excellence in simulation based education for healthcare students and professionals through teaching and operation of an academic simulation center. We pursue alliances locally, nationally, and in the Asia Pacific region. SimTiki promotes improvement in Teaching, Educational Research, and Training for Patient Care Best Practices.

Faculty & Adjunct Faculty

Benjamin Berg, MD CHSE
Director of Simulation

Jannet Lee-Jayaram, MD, CHSE
Associate Director of Simulation

Yoko Akamine, MD, CHSE
Osaka City General Hospital

Yasuhiro Mandai, MD, PhD
Jikei U. School of Medicine

Sayaka Oikawa MD, MPHE
Fukuoka U. Faculty of Medicine

Yuki Moritoki, MD, PhD, CHSE
Akita University Hospital

Gen Ouchi, MD, CHSE
University of Ryukyus

Paul E Phrampus MD
University of Pittsburgh (WISER)


Kris Hara, MEd, RRT, CHSOS-A
Simulation Operations Director

Eileen Maeda, MBA
Business Operations Manager

Cami Mikami
Admin/Fiscal Assistant

Michael von Platen
Systems Integrator

SimTiki Simulation Fellows

Eri Sato, MD

Yuka Eto, MD

Machiko Yagi, RN PHN MSN PhD

Kentaro Ono, MD

YuJin Lee, MD PhD

Hanho Do, MD PhD

Prae Plansangkate, MD PhD

SimTiki International Scholars

Sekyung Lee, MD PhD

Hayoung Park, MD

YoungWon Jeon, MD

Sang-Heon Gabriel Song, MD PhD

Sung Yoon Park, MD PhD

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