Our Team

Sim Lab


At Lakeridge Health we have an amazing team who work hard to provide an exceptional, educational experience for students, faculty and staff.


Dr. Randy Wax, Section Chief for Critical Care and Medical Director, Academic Affairs

Dr. Randy WaxWith years of experience in resuscitation education and the use of high-fidelity simulation equipment, Dr. Randy Wax is dedicated to teaching fellow health care providers.  At Lakeridge Health, he serves as the Section Chief for Critical Care and Resuscitation.  He also holds the position of Medical Director of Academic Affairs, helping to guide evolving education and research activities in the LHEARN Centre and throughout the hospital.

Dr. Wax is recognized as a provincial leader in Critical Care and Medical Education.  He is Assistant Professor of Medicine and Regional Education Leader for Queen's University; Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto; and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.  He is clinically active managing critically ill patients and educating paramedics throughout the province as a Transport Medicine Physician with Ornge Air Ambulance.  Dr. Wax is the Critical Care Lead for the Central East Local Health Integration Network.  He serves on the provincial advisory committee for Advanced Cardiac Life Support with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, and is a member of the Provincial Donation Steering Committee for Trillium Gift of Life.

Dr. Wax has lectured extensively and is an active researcher and published numerous papers and book chapters in the areas of medical education, healthcare simulation, cardiac arrest, septic shock, disaster management and end-of-life care.  Dr. Wax has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine, and won numerous awards from the Society of Critical Care Medicine for his leadership in education, clinical care and international disaster management.


Len Kleine, Director, Business Development

Len Kleine

Len came to Lakeridge Health as the Senior Director of Business Development in 2013.  Len obtained a Law degree from the Lunds Universitet in Sweden. 

Len reviews operations in and around Lakeridge Health and looks at efficiencies.  Len is always looking at new and innovative ways to create new or added revenue to the Organization.  Len also helps negotiate third party deals and works closely with procurement.




Rebecca Lickiss, Manager, LHEARN Centre Business Development 

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Kaitlyn Da Silva, Administrative Assistant

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Suhair Clarke, Medical Simulation, Specialist 











Our Simulation Volunteers 

The LHEARN Centre takes pride in having internationally educated medical physicians run the simulation labs. Their clinical and technical knowledge helps train healthcare professionals using high-fidelity manikins, task trainers and other advanced educational technology. 

If you are an international medical graduate who is interested in joining our amazing medical simulation team please contact Lakeridge Health's Volunteer Services.

Interested in volunteering with the LHEARN Centre? Contact us at lhearnsim@lakeridgehealth.on.ca.


Armin Darvishzadeh Sayadi, M.D.

Our Simulation Volunteers

Medical School : Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran.

Dr. Sayadi studied at Kerman University of Medical Science in Iran from 1989 to 1996. He completed 18 months of internship and worked as a general practitioner for over 17 years in Iran. Dr. Sayadi came to Canada with his family in the hopes of becoming a family physician. While working towards his goal he volunteers in the LHEARN Centre's simulation lab, is a research volunteer at Ontario Shores and is an observer in the Oshawa Community Health Centre.