School of Nursing
Ronald Streetman, BA, EMT-B, CHSOS
Ron was born and raised in Berkley Michigan, spending summers with his grandparents on Bois Blanc Island on the Straits of Mackinac directly across from Mackinac Island. He graduated from Berkley High School in May of 1998 before attending Oakland Community College where he completed his Associates in Liberal Arts in 2003. From Oakland Community College, Ron took time away from his academic studies to welcome the start of his family, Megan. Two years later Ron welcomed his son Benjamin. After a few years away from academics, Ron transferred to Oakland University where he graduated in April of 2013 with his undergraduate degree in Communications. While continuing his studies, Ron joined Beaumont Hospitals in September of 1999, wherein he held a wide variety of roles within the healthcare organization. In 2005, Ron joined the operating rooms of Orthopedics, Ophthalmology and Plastics surgeries. From there Ron migrated into a new role as a Clinical Simulation Educator in 2011, thereafter he completed the Clinical Simulation Certificate Program from the University of Southern Indiana in 2012. In January 2015 he obtained certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. He was one of the first twenty-one around the globe to get this specialized certification. Recently, Ron has completed training as an Emergency Medical Technician from Oakland Community College in December 2015. After being recognized for his new skills as an EMT by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Ron works in a part-time capacity with a local EMS provider servicing his surrounding communities. Continuing to move forward in his career, in 2017, Ron left his role at Beaumont Health and transitioned to the academic side of simulation. Today, Ron serves as the Simulation Specialist/Coordinator – Instructional Learning Lead for the School of Nursing at the University of Michigan-Flint. There Ron employs his passion for simulation to improve overall healthcare and patient safety through consistent high-quality, high-fidelity structured simulations.