About the Speaker​


Dr Hairil Rizal Abdullah​

Director and Consultant, Preoperative Evaluation Clinic, 

Department of Anesthesiology,

Singapore General Hospital, Singapore



Dr Hairil is a Consultant Anaesthesiologist and the Director of the Preoperative Evaluation Clinic at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH).

He developed an interest in in situ simulation during his subspecialty fellowship training in Toronto, Canada. There, he witnessed how — when applied correctly — it became a powerful tool for promoting patient safety, improving systems and efficiency, as well as encouraging teamwork.

Now back in Singapore, he is the Course Director for the SGH Perioperative In Situ Simulation Programme, which is a multidisciplinary effort to promote in situ simulation within operating theatres. He currently holds a competitive academic grant to promote the use of in situ simulation in medical education, and is actively conducting academic research in the area. He has special interests in perioperative outcomes research as well as medical ethics.

Speaker's Sessions:

Date: 1​ November 201​7 (Wed)  | Time: 1500 - 1630 LocationAcademia, Level 2, L2-T1

Designing and Implementing Scenarios and Debriefings based on the L​earning From Success Approach

Date: 2​ November 201​7 (Thu)  | Time: 1000 - 1130 LocationAcademia, Level 1, L1-S3

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