Ferooz Sekandarpoor

Ferooz Sekandarpoor - President

Simulation Technology Specialist at Faculty of Medicine University of British Columbia

Ferooz Sekandarpoor is the Simulation Technology Specialist at Faculty of the Medicine University of British Columbia in Vancouver Canada. He is also the simulation subject matter expert for the faculty of medicine for the province of British Columbia.

He is an integral member of MedIT Faculty of Medicine UBC where his position provides simulation technology leadership and expertise for the health professions education programs within the Faculty of Medicine, UBC. This role supports the development and the operational transition of Faculty of Medicine’s simulation centers throughout British Columbia.

He also Chairs the BC Simulation Technology Working Group in the province. The Simulation Technology Working Group (STWG) currently acts as a provincial community of practice to aid British Columbia based simulation centers with a forum in which to discuss and advance ideas in the intersection of health professions simulation and technology.

The Centre of Excellence for Simulation Education and Innovation, where Ferooz Sekandarpoor previously worked as IT manager, is one of the very first centers to be accredited by American College of Surgeons USA and the first center to be accredited by Royal College of the Physician of Canada.

He has over 16 years of experience as IT professional, is a Simulation Technology Specialist and AV Specialist in Healthcare and Academic Environments. Before joining the University of British Columbia, Ferooz worked as a network administrator for United Nations Development Program internationally. He has a Masters degree in Information Technology and Computer Science, and holds many leading industry certificates such as MCSE, CISCO, Polycom, Tandberg, Security+ and Ethical Hacking. To learn more about Ferooz find him on his LinkedIn page.