Jeffery Adams serves as Director of Simulation for Georgia Campus – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (GA-PCOM). In this position, he oversees the activities of the campus’ Simulation Center which gives students the opportunity to practice clinical skills, develop communication abilities and demonstrate clinical competence. Through the use of standardized patients or patient actors and patient simulators, the Center provides the opportunity to practice techniques and diagnosis in a supportive environment prior to treating real patients.
Adams most recently worked as the Simulation Coordinator for the Dayton VA Medical Center Mobile Simulation Lab, Dayton, Ohio. Prior to that, he worked as the Simulation Lab Coordinator at Mount Carmel Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, as the Simulation Lab Manager at Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio, and as the Simulation Tech at the Wright State University Emergency Medicine department, Fairburn, Ohio. He has also worked as a paramedic for more than nine years.
Adams earned a bachelor’s degree in Radio and Television from Morehead State University, Morehead, Kentucky, an associate’s degree in Emergency Medical Services from the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, and a master’s degree in Healthcare and Medical Simulation from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) School of Osteopathic Medicine, Glen Head, New York.