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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, … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

Mauritania Simulation Tour

December 21, 2019

On December 11, Interim Neurosurgery Chair, Dr Hadar and Neurosurgery Surgical Skills Lab Director Dr Quinsey visited our new global partners in Mauritania. The team met with the Minister if Health, officials at the US Embassy, and the Medical School … Continued