Shawn Albers is a final year medical student at University College Cork (UCC). He previously graduated from Western University, London, Canada, with a B.Sc in Cell and Developmental Biology and an M.Sc in Physiology and Pharmacology. After competing in the national SimWars competition in 2018 in Galway, Ireland, he took over as the lead SimWars coordinator at UCC in 2018 and 2019. Here he facilitated the organization of the internal UCC SimWars competition which hosted 65 students, volunteers, faculty and doctors at the event. Following the success of the internal event, he coordinated the national SimWars competition that brought together six medical schools from across Ireland and around 150 participants.