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
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
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
The UNC School of Medicine is beginning a search for a new Director of Simulation Experiential Learning and Training. If you are up for the task, click here for more information.
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
Dr. Love, an adjunct Professor in Social Medicine, was part of a team that used a simulation of scarce critical care resources to plan for pandemic response. You can download the team’s work here: Love DJ, Nycum LR, Blackmon TS, … Continued
On Oct 5th an article was published by Thomas Costello on the recent simulations run by the School of Nursing to prepare the student teams for COVID-19 vaccinations. You can read the article here.
A new paper was released by members of the #UNCsim community. This paper describes two simulators designed and tested by the team. You can learn more about the Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression and Chiari Decompression Simulators in the paper. Breese … Continued
A multi-institutional, international pediatric anaphylaxis management trial evaluating practice variation was published by the International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, & Education (INSPIRE) Network including UNCsim’s own Dr. Benny Joyner. You can read the article here: Maa T, Scherzer … Continued
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