The Adele Callaghan Award for Healthcare Simulation

Dr Adele Callaghan was a pioneer in healthcare simulation. She made substantial contributions to the national faculty development program – NHET-Sim and was instrumental in its uptake in the Lodden/Mallee and Hume regions.

In 2020, Dr Callaghan was awarded her PhD at Monash University. The thesis explored the skills junior doctors require for recognising and managing deteriorating patients.

The Adele Callaghan Award for Healthcare Simulation has been created to honour Dr Callaghan’s contributions. This award will be offered annually for three years.

The award will comprise a place on the Monash short course - Scenario Design Course for Simulation-Based Education

The awardee must be a candidate for the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Simulation (GradCertClinSim), Monash University.

The awardee may also apply for credit from the NHET-Sim program towards the GradCertClinSim.


The awardee is to be nominated by the Lodden/Malle and Hume region simulation collaborative.