Mr. Franceschini began his career in Southern New Jersey as a volunteer EMT for his local community and became a 9-1-1 Dispatcher upon high school graduation. He continued serving as a volunteer while beginning his education in Healthcare, eventually becoming a Paramedic, Registered Nurse and an EMS Educator. After many years of caring for patients and pursuing an advanced degree, he received his MSN from Wesley College and joined his professors as an Adjunct Clinical Instructor.
After more than 20 years in Emergency Services, he joined the Nemours Children’s Health System in Delaware and Florida as an American Heart Association Training Center Coordinator and Clinical Nurse Educator. While at Nemours, Mr. Franceschini developed a Resuscitation Training Improvement Program, established the first Simulation Education Program for Nemours in Orlando, and initiated a Mobile Simulation Training project for Nemours’ primary care and specialty care facilities. He also helped design and implement the nursing education structure for the Greenfield hospital project, now known as Nemours Children’s Hospital.
Mr. Franceschini joined the College of Medicine as a Faculty member in 2018 after spending time in the Clinical Skills and Simulation Center (CSSC) as a Simulation Education Specialist. As an Instructor with the Department of Medical Education, he will continue supporting CSSC and will be involved in both UME and GME programs at various levels. Mr. Franceschini has been active in a number of committees and community service endeavors and has presented at several conferences.