Cecilia Escher

Cecilia Escher

Affiliated to Research
Visiting address: Universitetssjukhuset Huddinge Hälsovägen, Enheten för anestesi K32, 14186 Stockholm
Postal address: H9 Klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik, H9 CLINTEC Anestesi, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • Senior consultant at the department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care,
    Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge since 2009.
    PhD 2018, Field studies in simulation-based teamtraining.
    Vice Manager, Advanced Patient Simulation 2009.
    Former vice dean of the residency program in Anaethesia and Intensive care (
    Licensed Medical Practioner 1996
    Specialist in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2003
    Certified Instructor, Advanced Patient Simulation 2007
    ATLS instructor course 2000
    APLS instructor course 2008
    Teaching for higher education 7, 5 Hp KI 2010
    Patient safety 15 Hp KTH 2011
    Research: Team training, simulation in healthcare, patient safety, medical
    Method matters: impact of in-scenario instruction on simulation-based
    teamwork training Cecilia Escher, Hans Rystedt, Johan Creutzfeldt,
    Lisbet Meurling, Sofia Nyström, Johanna Dahlberg, et al. Advances in
    Simulation 2017 2:25
    Medical students’ situational motivation to participate in simulation based
    teamtraining is predicted by attitudes to patient safety. Cecilia Escher,
    Johan Creutzfeldt, Lisbet Meurling, Leif Hedman, Ann Kjellin and Li
    Felländer-Tsai. BMC Medical Education 2017 17:37
    Comparison of high- and low equipment fidelity during paediatric simulation
    team training: a case control study. Lisbet Meurling, Leif Hedman, Karl-Johan
    Lidefelt, Cecilia Escher, Li Felländer-Tsai and Carl-Johan Wallin. BMC
    Medical Education 2014, 14:221


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2026

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, 2018

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