Celeste M. Alfes, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, CHSE-A, FAAN, is associate professor and director of the Center for Nursing Education, Simulation, and Innovation at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio. She earned a bachelor of science in nursing (University of Akron), master of science in nursing (University of Akron), and doctor of nursing practice (CWRU). With a background in critical care nursing, she has 21 years of experience teaching baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral nursing students. Dr. Alfes has made significant contributions, pioneering simulation training for flight nurses globally including the development of North America's first high-fidelity helicopter simulator adapted for flight nurse training; consultations to Japan's first Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Flight Nursing program; and the development of training and research partnerships with the U.S. Air Force and the National Center for Medical Readiness. Under her direction, the Dorothy Ebersbach Academic Center for Flight Nursing at CWRU has had a global impact producing research, scholarly publications, training protocols, and consultations with air medical transport leaders from academia, practice, industry, and military sectors. Dr. Alfes has been a coinvestigator on funded research projects with the Laerdal Foundation of Norway, the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, and the MedEvac Foundation International to improve air medical and critical care transport nurse training nationally.