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2011 Annual SimWars Competition Winners
An inter-professional team of nurses and physicians from the Pediatric Simulation Center at the Children's Hospital of Alabama and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham was the winner of the annual SimWars competition at the 11th Annual International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare meeting in New Orleans in January 2011. SimWars is a competition where teams from around the world compete on stage in complex medical simulations. The competition focuses on teamwork, communication in addition to primarily adult-focused medical therapies. The winners are chosen by both audience response and expert judges. Members of the team included: Marjorie Lee White, MD, Amber Youngblood, RN, Julia Niebauer, MD, Lynn Zinkan, RN and Nancy Tofil, MD.