Read about recent achievements, awards and other happenings involving the UW Health Clinical Simulation Program.

Clinical Simulation staff present at 2018 SimOps Conference


Mark Johanneck, simulation specialist, and Erick Przybylski, simulation educator, presented on the topic of creating low-cost task trainers at the annual SimOps Conference in Portland, Oregon, hosted by The Society of Simulation in Healthcare.

UW surgery connections bring simulation training to Ethiopia


In February, Krystle Campbell and Mary Kate O'Leary of the UW Health Clinical Simulation Program traveled to Ethiopia to conduct a surgical simulation training needs assessment at Addis Ababa University’s Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital.

Registration open for WACEP 2018 Spring Symposium


The Wisconsin Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians will hold the 2018 Spring Symposium and 26th Annual Wisconsin Emergency Medicine Research Forum. March 14-15 at The Edgewater in Madison.

Farewell reception for Dr. Carla Pugh


Please join us in giving Dr. Pugh a warm sendoff on February 19 as we honor her and all of her remarkable accomplishments at UW Health.

Clinical Simulation team presents at 2018 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare


Expert simulationists Melissa Cercone, MD, and Sushant Srinivasan, MD, along with simulation manager Krystle Campbell, presented their work at the 2018 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, hosted by the The Society of Simulation in Healthcare January 13-17 in Los Angeles.

Former Clinical Simulation Program student inspires underserved populations


Lakita Maulson is an MD candidate in the Class of 2020 at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The Clinical Simulation Program was fortunate to have Lakita as a student worker during her undergraduate coursework at UW-Madison.

Emergency medicine sim team earns Innovation in Education Award


Congratulations to Ryan Thompson, MD, and the emergency medicine simulation team for their award from the Society of Simulation in Healthcare. The team earned the Emergency Medicine Section Innovation in Education Award.