Debriefing Scenario-Based Simulation Sessions

May 14
UCSF Library, Room CL 221-222
530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco CA


Simulation Education Skills Series
Debriefing Scenario-Based Simulation Sessions

Led by:

Darren Fiore, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Mehran Hossaini, DMD
Associate Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Debriefing is often considered to be the most important aspect of a simulation session, and facilitating effective debriefing is an essential skill that requires practice. In this workshop, participants review the goals of debriefing, learn debriefing techniques,  and have an opportunity to practice debriefing skills. The instructors and the participants consider common challenges and potential solutions.

At the end of the workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • List the different models for debriefing;
  • Apply common debriefing skills;
  • Manage pitfalls frequently encountered in debriefing


The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The UCSF School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of two AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The California Board of Pharmacy accepts as continuing professional education those courses that meet the standard of relevance to pharmacy practice and have been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Course No. MGR14075