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Lincoln joins Surgical Skills Lab

November 6, 2021

Crystal Lincoln has joined the Surgical Skills Lab team as the training specialist. Lincoln has 26 years of experience as a surgical technologist specializing in Neuro-Spine, ENT, Ortho, and Trauma Surgery. She has a passion for teaching and has assisted … Read more

Future medical students to train in Roper Hall

November 2, 2021

The School of Medicine announced that When the new Medical Education Building is completed in 2022 it will be named in honor of Dr. Bill Roper, former Dean of the UNC School of Medicine and CEO of UNC Health. You … Read more

Introduction to Medical Simulation Returns!

October 15, 2021

After several years on hiatus, the undergraduate “Introduction to Medical Simulation” course returns as a section of “Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering” (BMME 490). This entry-level medical simulation course focuses on understanding the integration of simulation technology into clinical education, … Read more

Virtual Reality in Neuroanatomy and Neurosurgery Education

October 1, 2021

The team in neurosurgery has published a review article on virtual reality in neuroscience and neurosurgery in the first edition of the Carolina Journal of Interdisciplinary Medicine. This journal is “a student-run, faculty-advised, online publication based out of the University … Read more

Microdissection Simulations with Neurosurgery

September 23, 2021

The Neurosurgery team published an article today describing how they have utilized placental vessels for microdissection simulations.   Alcalá NE, Pajer HB, Piazza M, Goodnight W, Yap E, Sasaki-Adams D, Hobbs GW, Quinsey CS. Improving Neurosurgery Resident Microdissection Through Placental … Read more

School of Medicine Rebrands Simulation Center

July 1, 2021

In preparation for the opening of Roper Hall, the School of Medicine has re-branded the simulation facility to be the Simulation, Experiential Learning, and Training (SET) Center. The SET Center, formerly the Clinical Skills and Patient Simulation Center (CSPSC), is … Read more

Systems Thinking Using a Table-top Simulation Experience

March 1, 2021

Dr. Durham was part of a multicenter trial assessing  learning of systems thinking that utilized a table-top simulation. You can read the article here: Sanko JS, Gattamorta K, Young J, Durham CF, Sherwood G, Dolansky M. A Multisite Study Demonstrates … Read more