SIMPeds Director

Dr. Weinstock is a practicing pediatric intensive care unit doctor at Boston Children’s Hospital where he serves as Senior Associate in Critical Care Medicine, Associate Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Anesthesia Chair in Pediatric Simulation, and Executive Director of the Boston Children’s Hospital Simulator Program (SIMPeds). SIMPeds reinvents medical simulation through a unique combination of curricular design with 3D printing, special effects and XR engineering to create the most life-like immersive training and high-stakes practice across the entire health enterprise to maximize outcomes and directly improve the lives of children and their families. The package is rooted in emotion and behavioral psychology to explore and optimize human-human and human-technology relationships in healthcare and has been installed into leading Children’s Hospitals and regional health care systems around the world.  Dr Weinstock serves on multiple advisory boards including simulation, social robotics and AI, and publishes and speaks internationally on preparing world-class clinicians and healthcare systems. He received his MD from Cornell Medical School, PhD from Rockefeller University, Plastic and General Surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh and training in Pediatrics and Critical Care Medicine at the Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.