Matthew Charnetski is the Director of Simulation-Based Education and Research at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.  Matthew is also a term lecturer in the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions Masters in Health Professions Education Program in the Simulation Operations Track. Matthew’s simulation career has been largely academically focused primarily in medical education prior to arriving at DHMC in 2019.  Matthew is involved extensively with The Society for Simulation in Healthcare and The International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning.

  • BA, Biology, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
  • Paramedic Specialist Certificate, Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa, IA
  • MS, Medical and Healthcare Simulation, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
  • PhD, Health Professions Education, Maastricht University, Maastricht Netherlands, Expected 2023
  • Cultural considerations related to simulation-based education
  • Cultural competency/humility
  • Best practices in simulation operations

Matthew has published numerous papers - some titles are highlighted below. You can view a complete listing of Matthew's publications in his CV. 

Interprofessional In Situ Simulation in a Complex Setting. What Does the Future Hold?

Cultural considerations in debriefing: a systematic review of the literature. BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning.

149 Updates to the Healthcare Simulation Design Standard of Best Practice


In addition, Matthew regularly presents at conferences and industry events. Please see his CV for a complete list of presentations.

Cultural and Diversity Considerations Within, Through, and Adjacent to Simulation-Based Experiences in Health Professions Education at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Considerations in Simulation at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Centers for Learning and Professional Development .

PICU Pediatric Resuscitation and Communication Training: Intensive Core Education (PRACTICE). A Model of Interprofessional Collaboration in Both Clinical and Simulation Operations at INACSL 2021

The Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practice: A Discussion of the New and Revised Standards/Closing Remarks at INACSL 2021

What I Really Want to Do is Direct at INACSL 2021

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