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TriHealth Education & Simulation Services Staff
Michael MoyerKevin Joseph, MD
Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs
Chief Medical Officer

TriHealth

Dr. Kevin Joseph, MD currently serves as TriHealth’s system Chief Medical Officer, responsible for the development of programs and processes to improve the safety and quality of the care delivered throughout TriHealth’s six different hospitals and ~100 practice locations, in addition to driving the system’s mission in medical research and education. The TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education reports directly to Dr. Joseph in the TriHealth Senior Organizational Leadership team.

When asked why the Simulation Center is an invaluable resource for Trihealth team members, Joseph responded, "Patient and team member safety is the first priority of TriHealth and the Simulation Center is paramount to us achieving the goal of zero harm. It is one of the most advanced simulation labs in the region and is a tremendous asset to TriHealth."

Previously, he served as one of UC Health’s senior vice-president where he was responsible for the operations of its three hospitals: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, and Drake Hospital. This was preceded by a successful tenure as the President & CEO of West Chester Hospital, where he led the executive team in driving the hospital to top 10th percentile in the country for safety and quality, and top 5th percentile in the country for patient experience.

As a lifelong student, he has obtained three bachelor degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science, and Psychology from the Johns Hopkins University, where he graduated as a member of the Tau Beta Pi and Psi Chi honor societies. He later graduated from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine where he was the president of the medical student body and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Joseph later completed his residency at the University of Cincinnati as a chief resident prior to earning a master’s degree in Business Administration through the University of Massachusetts Isenberg School of Management.

Michael MoyerMichael Moyer, CAE, USAFSAM, MS, EMT-P
Program Director
TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education and Bethesda North Hospital Paramedic Training Program

Dr. Michael Moyer, Ph.D., is the Program Director for the TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education.

As the Program Director, Dr. Moyer is responsible for the overall organization, administration, continued development, and effectiveness of the simulation program. The Simulation Center touches over 3,000 participants annually, including: physicians, nurses, allied health personnel, along with a continued strong commitment to community outreach of pre-hospital providers. Additionally, the Simulation Center works with medical residents using virtual reality and laparoscopic simulators, not to mention the use of standardized patients to many of the in-hospital and pre-hospital groups, as well.

Dr. Moyer has been involved with medical simulation since 2001, and has overseen the growth of two major simulation centers in the Cincinnati area. He has been involved in healthcare for over 28 years. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science at the University of Cincinnati, before earning his doctoral degree, as well, in Educational Psychology. Mike has many publications, most recently in Simulation Journals and is a National speaker in both medical simulation and the psychology of how and why teams work together, communicate and make decisions under stress. Mike’s Doctoral Dissertation was around medical simulation and memory, which he still investigates in current on-going research.

Andrew Rice MS NRP EMS-IAndrew Rice, MS, NRP, EMS-I
Simulation Coordinator, Education Specialist

TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education

Andrew has been a team member at TriHealth’s Center for Simulation and Education since 2012. Andrew is part of a team that develops and delivers learning experiences in the clinical setting for a variety of in-hospital and pre-hospital clinicians. He works with physicians, graduate medical education, nursing and allied health professionals. Andrew also assists with the Paramedic Refresher Program, ACLS, PALS, and other EMS related courses.

James Coyle NRMET-P FP-CJames Coyle, NREMT-P, FP-C
Education Specialist

TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education and Bethesda North Hospital Paramedic Training Program


As an Education Specialist, James prepares, coordinates, and delivers a variety of training programs for pre-hospital, nursing, advanced practice nursing, as well as Practitioners themselves. Outreach programs for the EMS community include the Paramedic Refresher Program, EMS Instructor update, ACLS, PALS, and other EMS-related topics. Within TriHealth, James works with nursing groups from the Progressive Care Unit, Telemetry, ICU-Open Heart, Medical-Surgical, Orthopedics, Oncology, Psychiatric, Renal and General Medical departments to assist them with their training and competency based educational needs. With nearing 20 years in public safety along with 8 years in critical care, the past five of which in aeromedical on rotary wing as a Certified Flight Paramedic, he brings sound fundamentals as well as a fierce intensity and realism to simulation-based scenarios.
Morgan Borggren, BSN, RNMorgan Borggren, BSN, RN
Education Specialist

TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education

Morgan began her career at TriHealth in 2008 as a Unit Coordinator and PCA, for the telemetry floor, while she pursued her dream of becoming a nurse. After graduating from Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Sciences, she transitioned into the nursing role while staying on the telemetry floor.

As a Simulation and Education Specialist, Morgan is part of a team of educators that is responsible for the training of our hospital staff and pre-hospital clinicians. She prepares, coordinates, and delivers a variety of educational opportunities for TriHealth staff, including Labor and Deliver, ICU, Mother/Baby, Skilled Care Nursery, the Cath Lab, and the Professional Nurse Residency Program, which includes multiple sessions of simulation. Morgan is also involved with our outreach programs for the EMS community which includes the Paramedic Refresher Program, EMS Instructor Update Course, ACLS, PALS, and other EMS-related topics.

Emily Clem, RRTEmily Clem, RRT
Education Specialist

TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education

Emily has been a registered respiratory therapist (RRT) since 2012. She began her career at TriHealth in 2013 as an RRT, working primarily in critical care in the ancillary emergency departments under the Bethesda Umbrella, as well as in the intensive care unit. She became a Simulation and Education Specialist at the TriHealth Center for Simulation and Education in 2015.

As a Simulation and Education Specialist, Emily is part of a team that develops and delivers learning experiences in the clinical setting for a variety of in-hospital and pre-hospital clinicians. She works closely with unit based educators from several departments, ranging from the TriHealth Emergency Departments and the QESI Group, to Pulmonary Services, Radiology, and other Allied Health Professionals. She is also involved in in the Paramedic Refresher programs that are offered multiple times each year, as well as the EMS Instructor Update Course each fall.

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