SIMPL Leadership

SIMPL Toolkit Committee

The Society for Improving Medical Professional Learning (SIMPL) was formed around creating the feasible, evidence-based, scalable toolkit SIMPL. SIMPL toolkit committee members are responsible for continuing to guide the SIMPL development team in making SIMPL best fit the needs of the collaborative’s many stakeholders. In doing this, they will also develop and record a framework for launching future toolkits.


  • Mary Schuller MEd, Product Manager, SIMPL, SIMPL Toolkit Committee Chair
  • Brianne Nickel MA C-TAGME, Clinical Education Coordinator, Indiana University
  • Ross Willis, PhD, Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
  • Kate Kraft, MD, Urology, University of Michigan
  • Amy Mills, C-TAGME, Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center
  • Melissa Brunsvold, MD FACS FCCM, Surgery and Critical Care, University of Minnesota
  • Jukes Namm, MD, Complex General Surgical Oncology, Loma Linda University Hospital
  • Anita Hagan, Surgery, Stanford University
  • Andrew Chang, MD, Thoracic Surgery, University of Michigan
  • Tiffany Tanner, MD FACS, General Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center

The Society for Improving Medical Professional Learning (SIMPL) is a 501c3 nonprofit research collaborative lead by volunteers who are dedicated to working towards a continuously improving medical education system.