Dr. Elizabeth Wells-Beede, PhD, RN, CHSE, C-EFM is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M. She has been a nurse educator for eight years teaching in associate, bachelor, and master programs. Before teaching in nursing, she was an educator for healthcare professions in the military, and hospital setting. Dr. Wells-Beede has been incorporating simulation in healthcare since 2011 when she led her educational department in the implementation of simulation through an initiative by the Air Force Surgeon General. In 2013, she furthered her education in simulation and sought the Leadership in Simulation Instruction & Management Certificate from Robert Morris University.
Since receiving her certificate, she has gone on to implement and help guide simulation in each program she teaches. She is actively involved in the College of Nursing Simulation sub-committee, serves on an advisory board for the Health Sciences Clinical Learning Simulation Center, has written and conducted simulations for the college, presented at multiple conferences and published on The Faculty Experience with the Flipped Classroom in Nursing Education. She has served as a member of the outreach committee and is currently on the sub-committee rewriting the INACSL standards. She has also served as a reviewer for Simulation Society in Healthcare.