Meet the Team

The Women's Guild Simulation Center efficiently fulfills its role through high-level communication and collaboration among its leadership, staff, executive committee and quality oversight subcommittee.

Leadership and Staff
Bruce L. Gewertz, MD
Vice Dean of Academic Affairs
Gerardo Ramirez
Assistant Dean, Academic Operations Executive Director, Academic Affairs and Research Institute
Russell Metcalfe-Smith, FHEA, MSc, NRP, CHSE-A, CHSOS
Associate Director, Simuation Center
Ai Jin Lee, MSN, RN AGCNS-BC, CCRN, CHSE
Simulation Program Educator Coordinator
James Williams, AAS, BA, MFA
Media Services Coordinator, VR Specialist
Amelia R. Manlutac, MSHA
Program Manager Quality, Performance and Accreditation
Arleen Orozco, BA
Project Coordinator Healthcare Immersion Program
Keira Mapue
Administrative Assistant
Jennifer Carreon, MHA
Administrative Assistant
Jeffrey Barnum, BS, CHSOS
Simulation Program Specialist
Joshua Schultz
Simulation Operations Specialist
Executive Committee
Russell D. Metcalfe-Smith, FHEA, MSc, NRP, CHSE-A, CHSOS
Associate Director
Mark S. Noah, MD
Associate Dean
Matthew T. Siedhoff, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Steven M. Simons, MD
Medical Director, Medical Affairs and Simulation Center
Michael Yashar, MD
Emergency Medical
Roya Yumul, MD
Anesthesia
Quality Advisory Subcommittee
Scott R. Karlan, MD
Chair
Russell Metcalfe-Smith, FHEA, MSc, NRP, CHSE-A, CHSOS
Education Institute Director
Amelia R. Manlutac, MSHA
Member
Ai Jin Lee, MSN, RN, AGCNS-BC, CCRN, CHSE
Member
Healthcare Immersion Program Advisors
Bruce L. Gewertz, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief, Chair of Department of Surgery, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, Vice President of Interventional Services
Russell D. Metcalfe-Smith, MSc, NRP, CHSE-A, CHSOS
Associate Director, Simulation Cedars-Sinai Health System,
Roya Yumul MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology David Geffen School of Medicine-UCLA, Vice Chair of Academic & Research, Residency Program Director of Department of Anesthesiology, Program Director, Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program, Sim-Lab Co-Director, CHSE
Mark S. Noah, MD
Associate Dean of Medical Education in Academic Affairs, Melvin Brody MD Chair in Medical Education , Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair of Department of Medicine for Education, Director, Office of Student Affairs, Director, Residency Training, Director, Primary Care Residency Training in General Internal Medicine
Scott R. Karlan, MD
Director of Information in the Department of Surgery
Tara Cohen, PhD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Human Factors Research Scientist
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Cedars-Sinai Pavilion
127 S. San Vicente Blvd., Suite A1300
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Fax: 424-315-2806