Our expertise

Paper Scalpel Rock develops and delivers high fidelity simulation training events that enable participants to fully immerse themselves in real life scenarios. Highly refined and researched programmes allow participants to practise skills and responses with no risk to patients. The collegiate approach, in depth debriefing, and case study workshops provide enhanced understanding of team dynamics in crisis situations and performance of clinical skills.

What’s in a name?

The words Paper, Scalpel, Rock underpin our philosophy. Our programmes and events are predicated on delivering in three key areas for our participants.

Like the game “paper scissors rock” our Live Events offer multiple options to test your skills. It is fast paced and results are immediate, the landscape is predictable however, what’s coming next is uncertain. It’s an environment of serious results yet at the same time it is fun and a great way to develop your skills and confidence.

Our Team

Dr Paul Scott

B.Com., B.A., B.Med. (Hons), FANZCA

Founder, Program Director & Coordinator

Anaesthetic Specialist at Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Australia, Paul has been using Simulation Based Education for training a wide variety of medical professionals for the past six years. Paul has a special interest in Crisis Resource Management and Error Management.

Associate Professor Kersi Taraporewaila


Program Contributor & Facilitator

Kersi is currently the Director of Education and Research in the Department of Anaesthesia at the Royal Brisbane Hospital and a full time anaesthetist. We are privileged to have him as part of the PSR team.

Dr Hau Tan



Dr Hau Tan is a consultant anaesthetist working at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. He is a respected educator working as a lead instructor in Anaesthetic Simulation and Airway Courses and running exam preparation tutorials for Advanced Anaesthetic Trainees. His professional interests include anaesthesia for ENT and vascular surgery. He likes to drive fast cars and play basketball.

Join the Team

We are building a world class team of people and delivering leading edge simulation concepts. Our passionate team strives to continually improve the simulation events and the variety of additional services that PSR offers.

Do you have specialty experience? Are you committed to contributing to professional development? Would you enjoy working with innovative courseware in state of the art facilities? As we continue to develop and deliver leading edge events we are looking for the optimum team to facilitate them. To register your interest click here.

We are currently looking for General Practitioners with a passion for training and education, who would like to join our team as a Facilitator and help us deliver our events. For more information please click here