Department of Surgery
CESEI, Room 3602, 910 West
10th Ave Vancouver BC V5Z 4E3 Canada
E-mail: [email protected]
Karim Qayumi is a Professor in the Divisions of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Director, Centre of Excellence for Simulation Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESEI), Department of Surgery at the University of British Columbia. He is the Chair of the Canadian Network for Simulation in Health (CNSH); co-Chair of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) Simulation Summit 2009; and Chair of the Technology Enabled Learning Committee of the Education Division at the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Dr. Qayumiâs work has been acknowledged by prestigious awards such as the Bright & Shiny Award, Killam University Teaching Prize, H. Rocke Robertson Award for Recognition of Outstanding Clinical Teaching, Andreas Van Recum Award among others. Dr. Qayumiâs work has generated over $10 million in peer review grants and tens of millions of dollars in non-peer review grants. He is widely published and has been an invited lecturer to many academic events and he has also taken an advisory/consulting role for simulation centers being built or simulation-based programs developed at various universities.
Device development and testing
Long-term survival of donor organs