Skip to Content
Faculty and Staff Resources

Clinical Simulation Program




The UW Health Clinical Simulation Program provides robust and realistic learning opportunities to prepare health care professionals for actual patient care situations. The center offers educational opportunities for students, faculty and staff from UW Health, the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, departments across UW-Madison and the community.


Richard Galgon

Richard E. Galgon, MD, MS


Dr. Richard Galgon is an assistant professor of anesthesiology at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. He is the chief of the general anesthesia section, the associate director for simulation in anesthesia and the course director for Simulation in Anesthesia for the Practicing Anesthesiologist. He has focused his efforts using simulation training to improve crisis and crew resource management in anesthesia, including emergencies in airway management. While a general medical officer in the U.S. Army, he experienced training for combat missions using high fidelity immersive, multicomponent simulation.

Sensing the Surgical Touch


Watch Dr. Carla Pugh's talk from TEDMED 2014, in which she discusses her passion for haptics - the art and science of touch - and the use of technology in medical education.

Setting the Bar for Realism


The UW Health Clinical Simulation Program provides a sophisticated health care simulation environment to individuals, departments, organizations and institutions to create and support hands-on, in vivo clinical teaching, assessment and research. Learn more about our facility


How Can We Help You? Contact Our Staff


Dianna Page

Simulation Coordinator

(First point of contact)

(608) 265-1047


Krystle K. Campbell
Simulation Educator
(608) 265-1047


make a gift

Schedule a simulation button 

UW Health Clinical Simulation Program

Last updated: 10/31/2016
Website Feedback
Copyright © 2016 University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions