Ryan Gouras is a skilled healthcare simulation operations specialist with a rich background in medical education. In 2016, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Microbiology from UC Santa Barbara and began his journey in healthcare as an EEG researcher. Starting in August 2023 at the UCLA Simulation Center, he brings four years of experience as a simulation specialist from UC Irvine medical school and an additional two years from Pacific College Nursing School. His role as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist, along with his commitment to creating immersive training scenarios, allows him to make valuable contributions to student learning experiences that empower future healthcare professionals. Beyond his professional pursuits, Ryan enjoys an active lifestyle and is an avid admirer of both renaissance and modern art.