Simon Edgar [MB ChB FRCA MSc] is by profession a consultant anaesthetist living and working in Edinburgh. As a clinician educator he has a Masters degree in Medical education from Edinburgh University and has held a number of specific roles in University, Deanery and Health Board with an education focus.
As Director of Medical Education for NHS Lothian, he has a broad ranging input into high quality clinical education for Undergraduate students and Postgraduate Drs in training and has research interests into simulation for learning, assessment and development of faculty.
Simon is a permanent faculty member and Educational Coordinator in the National Simulation centre for Scotland where he takes a role in Faculty development both internally and in the wider Scottish context. He also contributes to simulation training in Anaesthesia and in the development of a body of experience in Non-technical skills and Human factors training relating to healthcare.
He is also a faculty member for the Anaesthetist as Educators workshops at the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and also a member of the Anaesthetist as Educator committee at the RCoA.