In the News

From the San Francisco Chronicle: Actors cast as patients to teach medical students.  Read more here.

From The Journal of American Medical Association: Medical Simulation Gets Real, Read more here.

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Kanbar Chatter Group

The UCSF Kanbar Chatter Group aims to share information about simulation among faculty and staff at UCSF, including upcoming events, faculty development work shops, grant opportunities, recent publications etc.

Click here to join the Kanbar Chatter group.



Use of the center and simulation mannequins with staff support is currently at no cost for learners from all four professional healthcare schools and the physical therapy program.

Click here for more information on how to schedule a session in the Kanbar Center.

Community Links

Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE):

Curriculum development support, scenario templates and sample assessment tools through the collaborative learning environment.

Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE):

ASPE is the international organization for professionals in the field of simulated and standardized patient methodology.

Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSIH):

Society for Simulation in Healthcare promotes improvements in simulation technology, educational methods, practitioner assessment, and patient safety that promote better patient care and can improve patient outcome.

Click here for more community links.