Dr. Kyla Caners is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University. She completed her FRCPC residency in Emergency Medicine at McMaster University and worked for five years in Hamilton prior to moving to Kingston. She also completed her Clinician Educator Diploma and is a Diplomate with the Royal College for her Area of Focused Competence in Medical Education. During her residency, she designed and implemented the simulation component of McMaster’s FRCPC Emergency Medicine training program. She went on to serve as the Director of Simulation for 4 years and also served as the Assistant Director of Patient Safety and in situ Simulation for the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster. She is also the creator of the simulation blog emsimcases.com, where open-access, peer-reviewed emergency medicine simulation cases are available for anyone to use.
Dr. Caners is interested in the intersection between simulation and quality improvement and greatly enjoys designing and implementing simulation-based educational experiences tailored to the needs of a given group or environment.
When not working, she can be found chasing after her two little boys, cycling with her family, or pretending to be a good runner.