The Office of Interprofessional Simulation is a joint venture between UAB health schools and the UAB Health System. The primary role of the Office is to support and track Interprofessional and other UAB health system simulation experiences. Support services include facilitator development courses and simulation administrative, educational, and technical expertise.

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Simulation News

Artificial Patients, Real Learning

Watch this excellent video on medical simulation and the use of special effects to enhance learning during simulations.  This is a New York Times article and accompanying video, featuring Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital. Read the full article here.

Simulated Environments, Real Improvements

UAB simulation, Dr. Chad Epps (OIPS), and Michelle Brown (UAB SHP) are featured in an article in the October 2015 issue of Clincal Values, a lab journal. Read the article, "Simulated Environments, Real Improvements" here. 

Ever ready: Simulation accelerates learning, innovation across UAB's health enterprise

Read about OIPS and how simulation accelerates learning and innovation across the UAB enterprise in this aricle featured in The UAB Mix publication.