Wan Paul Weng

Wan Paul Weng

About the speaker:

If Paul Weng could have it, he would wish for more than 24 hours in a day. Notwithstanding his clinical duties as an Associate Consultant in the Emergency Department, he is also an Adjunct Instructor with Duke-Medical School. Sometimes, juggling between these roles can be difficult. Especially when each clinical shift can be physically and emotionally draining. Regardless, his interest for education drives him to create infographics, lectures and assist in workshops for fellow healthcare professionals. “Time spent teaching, is always well spent”, he says. Championing medical education via simulation is one of his passions. On this note, he has been both a participant and an instructor for simulation courses held at the Institute of Medical Simulation and Education. In addition, he has hidden an Easter egg in this biography. Now the question is, can you find it?

Session 5B (Healthcare Track) : Ready Player One – Transforming Trauma Resuscitation Training for Nurses with Mixed Reality


Synopsis: In the year 2018, educational strategies to enhance learning have reached a plateau. Faced with the towering problem of inconsistent teaching quality and limited resources, the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) is hard-pressed to equip their staff with the necessary skills to carry out their clinical duties. Under such dire circumstances, a partnership between […]