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The UNC School of Medicine Simulation Center (SET Center: Simulation, Experiential Learning and Training Center) is recruiting its first cohort of SET Center facilitators. This group would serve as simulation and/or POCUS (point-of-care ultrasound) facilitators for medical student education.

As SET facilitators, faculty will assist with hands-on delivery of educational sessions that use simulation to teach clinical, procedural, and POCUS related content for the SOM medical student curriculum. Ideal candidates are enthusiastic about simulation and/or POCUS and are dedicated to the education mission of our institution and the SET Center. Experience in simulation-based teaching and POCUS are preferred but not required. The SET center will provide faculty development to further the facilitation, debriefing and technical skills needed to complete the teaching sessions. If you are interested in joining the SET team, please send your CV and a brief paragraph about your interest in this role. Send documents to Sofia Aliaga (, SET Center Director.

Responsibilities of the SET Facilitator will include:

  • Participation in 50 hours per year of facilitation of simulation and/or POCUS sessions with UNC medical students. The allotted 50 hours will include the necessary preparation time for each session. Most sessions will be in person and take place in Roper Hall on the Chapel Hill campus.
  • Contribute to medical student formative feedback as pertinent to the session.
  • Promote positive communication and collaboration among SET team members and users of the Center.
  • Assist with evaluation efforts to measure effectiveness of educational activities.
  • Depending on SET facilitator interest, contribute to educational session content development.

SET facilitators will receive a stipend for their work, eligibility for the stipend may depend on your employee classification.