Jill Steiner Sanko

Asst. Professor

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Jill Steiner Sanko holds several degrees including two Bachelor degrees, one in Anthropology and one in Nursing, a Master’s of Science, and a PhD. She is an Advanced Certified Simulation Educator. Her interests include, patient safety, the use of simulation in education and research, and Inter-professional Education. She has been involved in teaching and researching the impacts of simulation based education on teamwork, patient safety, and communication for over a decade and has authored a number of articles and book chapters in these areas.

She began her career in simulation and patient safety at the NIH as the Associate Director of the Simulation and Patient Safety Program and later at the University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Center for Patient Safety as a Simulation Education and Research Specialist.  Currently she is an Assistant Professor at the UM School of Nursing and Health Studies (UMSONHS) focusing her research on simulation, and inter-professional education and its impacts on quality healthcare and healthcare education.

Jill has been active in the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) as Chair of the Membership Committee (2011-2013), as a member of the Research committee (current) and a co-chair of the Program Innovation Track for IMSH (2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017).  Currently she is one of the committee members leading the efforts for planning the upcoming 2017 SSH Research Summit. She is also on the SSH Academy committee, an item writer for the CHSE exam, and an accreditation site reviewer.  She is the co-chair of the UMSONHS Patient Safety Committee, a member of Sigma Theta Tau, and on the University of Miami’s IPE task force.
Jill S Sanko, PhD, MS, ARNP-BC, CHSE-A

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