Linda Crelinsten portraitIn 2013, for the first time, the Fédération des médecins spécialistes du Québec‘s (FMSQ) Professional Development Office presented prizes to honour the pioneers, builders and innovators who ensured the advance of continuing professional development by implementing processes, resources or educational tools.

Ms. Crelinsten is the FMSQ’s first laureate for this new award.

As Assistant Director of the Arnold and Blema Steinberg Medical Simulation Centre at McGill University, Linda Crelinsten plays a pivotal role in the Centre’s daily operations, including planning and scheduling all events and educational activities. A graduate of the Teaching Scholars’ Program, she is President of the Canadian Network for Simulation in Healthcare, as well as a member of the Global Network for Simulation in Health Care, the Society for Simulation in Health Care, the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, and the Order of Nurses of Quebec. She also serves on the Administration and Management Committee of the Consortium of American College of Surgeons. Throughout her career, she has made major contributions to the development and use of medical simulation in the Faculty of Medicine.

For more information about the FMSQ and this award, please click here.





December 20, 2013