MBBS FCPS MHPE
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
SimKids Medical Director
Chair, IPSS-INSPIRE PED SIM Fellowship
Dr. Fayyaz joined SickKids in 2016 as a PEM Fellow and is currently a Staff Physician and Assistant Professor, University of Toronto. Dr. Fayyaz graduated from Pakistan and worked as a Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) faculty at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) for 5 years. She was among the few leaders in Pakistan with
the EM specialty recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan in 2011. Later, she worked at
Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH) for 3 years and led the implementation of the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS), followed by a quality improvement initiative utilizing the LEAN Sigma methodology. In 2016 she started her PEM fellowship at SickKids, followed by a one-year Simulation fellowship. In 2018, she completed her master’s degree in health professional education from Aga Khan University Hospital, followed by Ph.D. in simulation from the MGH IHP, an affiliate of Harvard, USA. She is appointed recently as Simkids Medical director.
Dr. Fayyaz is the PEM international fellowship program director and resuscitation lead. Dr. Fayyaz is also the International Paediatric Simulation Society (IPSS) – INSPIRE PED Simulation fellowship Chair and Board of INSPIRE and IPSS directors. Being passionate about utilizing distance simulation for community outreach and capacity building, In the last 3 years, she worked with Indus Hospital and the health network; she has implemented a simulation-based PEM curriculum for EM residents and a one-year PEM certification program with 27 physicians
graduating in July 2023. A Simulation instructor course for faculty development was implemented, and more than 50 educators have been trained for simulation-based education in Pakistan. Her international work continued in India, Egypt, and Ireland. In addition, at SickKids, Dr. Fayyaz is the resuscitation lead for the competency-based medical education program (CBME) for Faculty, Faculty lead for the Hot wash debriefing program, Chair
resuscitation oversight committee and ED lead for CPR coach role implementation. Dr. Fayyaz’s interest is exploring simulation as system and process testing, quality improvement and patient safety, and providing an enriching cultural environment in teaching and learning. Dr. Fayyaz has been an active member of the Simulation Steering Committee since 2019.
The University Of Lahore is organizing 7th International Conference on Health Professions Education.
With our exciting lineup of renowned speakers, we are sure ICHPE will offer something of interest for each attendee.