December 9, 2013By Lance Baily

Simulation as the Revolution of Medical Education

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Dr. Richard Satava MD, Professor of Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Centre and Senior Science Advisor at the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in Ft. Detrick, MD, discussed his experiences of simulation in surgery and advocated the use of simulation in both the training and assessment of surgeons. (TEDx is an independently organized event in the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience). This is a great introduction to medical simulation in terms of the contemporary challenges of healthcare through the application of simulated training to address professionalism, inter-professional learning and communication. Learn more at!

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