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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

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

Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist Workshop

October 21, 2019

On October 20th, a team from the UNC Anesthesia Department put on a “Day in the Life of an Anesthesiologist” workshop at the American Society of Anesthesiologists annual scientific meeting. You can read the paper on the family day events … Read more

Real-time Versus Delayed Video Simulation Assessments

March 10, 2018

The Anesthesia CAPSEL team published an article entitled “Comparing Real-time Versus Delayed Video Assessments for Evaluating ACGME Sub-competency Milestones in Simulated Patient Care Environments” in the Cureus Journal this week. Click here to download this open access publication. Isaak R, Stiegler … Read more

Simulation to Improve Family Understanding and Support

March 3, 2018

Last year, the Department of Anesthesiology hosted a “Family Day Simulation Event” as an outreach program to over 70 non-anesthesia trained children, spouses, partners and parents of our Anesthesiology faculty, CRNAs and residents. The data and outcomes of the event were published in the open … Read more

UNCsim Team at IMSH2018

January 19, 2018

UNCsim had another strong presence at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) this weekend in Los Angeles. Medical students Mr. O’Gorman and Mr. Cutshaw presented on their Simulation Lab Integrated Curriculum Experience (SLICE) student driven skills sessions. The … Read more