Portrait Michaela Kolbe

Michaela Kolbe
PD Dr. rer. nat.

Head of Simulation Center, Simulation Center


  • Simulation-based training
  • Debriefings, speaking up, difficult conversations
  • Safety Management


Tel. +41 44 255 16 95


2015 Head of Simulation Center USZ
2014 Habilitation in industrial and organizational psychology
ETH Zurich
2014 IMS Advanced Simulation Instructor Course
Center for Medical Simulation, Boston
2012 Guest researcher
Center for Medical Simulation, Boston
2011 Guest researcher
Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
2007-2014 Research assistant and senior assistant
Department of Management, Technology, and Economics, ETH Zurich
2007 Doctorate in psychology
University of Göttingen

Research focus

  • Debriefings
  • Speaking Up
  • Simulation-based training and further education
  • Team processes

Editorial Boards

  • BMJ Simulation and Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Group. Interaction. Organization. Journal for Applied
  • Organizational Psychology (GIO)
  • Advances in Simulation (Associate Editor)


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