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Modeling and Simulation


The mission of the Healthcare Systems Modeling & Simulation Affinity Group is to develop and use modeling and computer simulation resources with a systems engineering-based approach to design and evaluate (system) solutions that will improve patient safety, quality of care, and cost effectiveness in healthcare.



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Austin Baird, PhD
Austin Baird, PhD
Term 2023 - 2025
University of Washington
Dr. Melissa Schwartz Beck
Dr. Melissa Schwartz Beck
Vice Chair
Term 2023 - 2025