Dr. Afshin Khazei is the lead for the Continuing Professional Development program in the BC Emergency Medicine Network. Afshin has four years experience in rural practice (1997-2001) and 12 years experience (2004-present) as an urban emergency physician. He currently practices in emergency and hyperbaric medicine at Vancouver General Hospital.
Since 2004, Afshin has been developing innovative, simulation-based curriculum and simulation program delivery, with a focus on addressing the unmet CPD needs of rural and urban emergency physicians. In 2013, he initiated a weekly interprofessional simulation program in the VGH ED which has been successfully sustained.
His areas of expertise include error reduction and performance improvement in the emergency department through simulation and interprofessional team training and maintenance of emergency procedural competency through simulation-based curriculum development and delivery.