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August 25, 2016

International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Webinar Series begins September 8th

Please join us for the upcoming International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) Fall Web Seminar Series on a variety of topics in medical education.

August 22, 2016

UMCSC Research Committee announces grant awardees for 2016-2017

The Clinical Simulation Center Research Committee is pleased to announce it has awarded a total of $30,000 to support two research projects for the 2016-2017 cycle.

August 16, 2016

DLHS faculty Martha Funnell & Bob Anderson honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Martha Funnell, MS, RN, CDE, FAADE and Robert Anderson, EdD received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Association of Diabetes Educators at their annual meeting in August. 

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August 5, 2016

Interview with Dr. Caren Stalburg in Osmosis blog

Check out the Osmosis blog post featuring Dr. Caren Stalburg in the Leaders in Medical Education series. 

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July 28, 2016

The Learning Health Systems Journal publishes inaugural open access article!

The Learning Health Systems Journal, published in collaboration with U of M, published its first article "The European Institute for Innovation through Health Data" on July 25th. The journal is still accepting submissions for its first issue.

July 20, 2016

Reminder: UMCSC Grant Deadline August 1

The Clinical Simulation Center's request for proposals that apply best practices in simulation-based education will close Monday, August 1st. Visit our page to learn more about this opportunity. 

June 30, 2016

Martha Funnell inducted into the 2016 American Academy of Nursing

Martha Funnell, MS, RN, CDE was among 164 nurses to be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing. The inductees will be honored at a ceremony to be held during the Academy's annual policy conference, Transforming Health, Driving Policy, which will take place October 20-22, 2016 in Washington, D.C.

June 24, 2016

Construction of the new Independent Simulation (or iSim) space has begun

This significant expansion of the Clinical Simulation Center in the Towsley Continuing Education Building will be a state of the art addition dedicated to independent learning combining computer based instruction and assessment with simulation based learning for medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, nurses and all UMHS staff. 

June 24, 2016

Dr. Joel Purkiss publishes research on teaching effectiveness on different trainees

"Teaching Effectiveness Differs by Type of Trainee: Variations in Faculty Rankings Between Surgery Residents and Medical Students" was recently published in The American Journal of Surgery. The article aims to identify teaching components valued by these different sets of learners.