Jared Kutzin

Jared Kutzin

Adjunct Faculty

Cowell Hall


Dr. Kutzin is currently the Director of Simulation at Winthrop University Hospital, located in Mineola, NY. In this capacity he oversees the planning, implantation, and evaluation of simulation-based educational programs for medical students, residents, attending physicians, nursing staff, and allied health professionals. In addition, he sits on the institution patient safety committee where he works with the hospital team to improve safety practices throughout the institution.

Jared received a Bachelor’s degree in Community Health Education from Hofstra University and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Columbia University (NY). He holds a Master of Public Health degree from Boston University, a Master of Science in Medical Education Leadership from the University of New England College of Medicine, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

He started his simulation career with the STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA, and is a past chair of the Nursing Section of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). He currently serves on the SSH membership and certification committees.

In 2012, Jared completed the clinical quality fellowship program (CQFP) offered by the Greater New York Hospital Association and United Hospital Fund. He is currently completing the Comprehensive Patient Safety Fellowship Program (CPSLF) offered by the National Patient Safety Foundation and American Hospital Association.

Jared has presented at, and served on the planning committees for the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) and the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) Annual Congress. He has presented at the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) conference, the International Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) meeting, and many local and regional conferences and workshops.

Jared’s research interests include investigating the human factors that affect the quality and safety of healthcare, the quality and safety of pre-hospital care, and the use of simulation as an educational method.


  • BS, Community Health Education, Hofstra University
  • BS, Nursing, Columbia University
  • MPH, Boston University
  • MS, Medical Education Leadership, University of New England College of Medicine
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Massachusetts at Amherst