Elizabeth Wells-Beede is a Clinical Associate Professor at Texas A&M University where she has helped advance the science of nursing through simulation and pedagogical research. She has been a nurse educator and simulationist for 12-years teaching in associate, bachelor, and master’s programs. Before teaching in nursing, she was an educator for healthcare professions in the military and hospital setting in 2011 where she led her educational department in the implementation of simulation through an initiative by the Air Force Surgeon General.
Dr. Wells-Beede has conducted research integration of virtual reality simulation in nursing and has received federal funding. Since receiving her advanced certification she has been actively involved in the School of Nursing Simulation committee, advisory board for the Health Sciences Clinical Learning Simulation Center and was co-lead for writing and submitting for provisional accreditation with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. Dr. Wells-Beede has actively served the simulation community by collaborating with fellow simulationist in the revised Healthcare Simulation Standards of Best Practice ™: Objectives & Outcomes and Professional Development sponsored by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation Learning (INACSL). Dr. Wells-Beede is also serving a term on the Board of Directors for INACSL through 2024.
PhD, RN, C-EFM, CHSE-A, CNE, ACUE
Clinical Associate Professor
Texas A&M University