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Join Us September 11-15, 2017

Join us as we celebrate the professionals who improve the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare services every day.

The inaugural Healthcare Simulation Week celebrates global professionals like you who use simulation to improve the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of healthcare delivery. Let’s also use this week to raise awareness in your community about how healthcare simulation is leading us to safer, more knowledgeable patient care. 

Tell us how you're celebrating! Share your photos and videos at #HcSimWeek!

Special Events and Offerings

  • Simulation Article of the Day
  • Journal Twitter Chat
  • Moulage Photo Contest
  • Facebook Live and Twitter Live discussions
  • Open-access to Simulation in Healthcare
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Promotional Material

Please join the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) in celebrating Healthcare Simulation Week 2017 with an exciting collection of new merchandise offered by SSH and Jim Coleman, Ltd..

Place your orders by August 21st to receive them in time. 


SSH branded apparel is also available here: SSH Online Store

Health Simulation Week Activities

  • Free access to SSH’s Simulation in Healthcare (SIH).  Generally reserved for SSH members, this week we invite anyone to explore the thought-provoking simulation content available in the journal.
  • Moulage Photo Contest: Show us your best moulage! Post your most realistic moulage creation to #HcSimWeek from September 11-15.  The simulation profession or program whose photo receives the most Likes and/or Retweets will win Healthcare Simulation Week merchandise. Winners will be announced on September 18, 2017.
  • Articles of the Day.  Check Facebook and Twitter each day for a must-read article on healthcare simulation. Topics will explore the history of simulation, standardized patients, ethics, debriefing, technology and more. 
  • New member discount! Know a healthcare simulation professional who isn’t a member of SSH?  Refer them during Healthcare Simulation Week and they’ll receive a $25 discount on membership. 
  • Twitter Journal Club, September 13, 3:30 -4:30 PM EST.  Join us for a Journal Club Twitter chat with authors from Simulation in Healthcare. We’ll be discussing an article on #HcSimWeek.
  • Healthcare Simulation Week, LIVE! on Facebook and Twitter
    • September 12, 1:00-1:30 pm EST: Myths and Facts about Live Human Simulation, Carrie Bohnert, VP of Ops, ASPE.  Simulationists know that incorporating live role-players (SPs or confederates) into simulation allows for direct observation of skills like history taking, physical exam, and counseling, that can’t be addressed using mannequins.  However, myths abound!  Hop onto this myth-busting Facebook Live event to explore preconceived notions about live human simulation.
    • September 13, 2:00 PM EST: Get an insider’s view of the Broward College Health Sciences Simulation Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The Center mirrors an Acute Care Hospital with a full sized ALS (Advanced Life Support) Training Ambulance. You will have a tour of the second floor hospital suites and Operating Room. Each suite includes a Pre-brief waiting room, patient room, and Debriefing Conference Room. 
    • September 14: 1:00 PM EST, Productive Debriefing.  Dr. Walter Eppich, Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, will highlight what helps make debriefing conversations productive.

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