SIMS: Saskatoon Institute for Medical Simulation

Transforming the culture of patient safety and education in healthcare across Saskatchewan



SIMS uses state-of-the-art equipment and technology to provide on-site & in-situ/mobile medical simulation and continuing education with the goal of improving safety and quality care for patients. Training in Saskatoon, Regina, or at your location across Saskatchewan.



JAN HIEBERT, ACP BHSC Owner, Chief Executive Officer

Owner, Chief Executive Officer

Jan’s academic credentials and training accomplishments include a specialized degree in emergency pre-hospital care, an advanced care paramedic diploma and the completion of a comprehensive medical simulation instructor program through Harvard University and MIT.  

In her professional portfolio, Jan has more than 20 years of experience facilitating continuing education for physicians, nurses and paramedics and has held high-profile management positions in emergency care organizations. Jan's front-line paramedic experience includes work in emergency services, emergency rooms, air ambulance and community paramedicine. Most recently, Jan has provided expertise in medical simulation to SIAST. 

Outside of her career as health care professional, Jan is also a partner in a successful retail business.

Jan has directed a significant amount of her personal and professional development to the growth and refinement of leadership capacity. In addition to completing formal training in this area, Jan has provided mentorship to a wide variety of individuals, informally, as well as thorough an established mentorship program at the University of Saskatchewan. Jan’s exceptional leadership ability and sharp business acumen will make your experience with SIMS a positive one!



SIMS would like to thank all of our partners so far. We believe in partnerships that are mutually beneficial and that can increase patient safety in our province.