Thursday 25 February 2021

The 49th WACEM-ACAIM Special Global Weekly e-Summit on COVISIM2021 (Session III) - Simulation Education in Medicine during COVID19

The 3rd Session (20th Feb 2021) of the COVISIM2021 Saturday Summit was studded with presentations by the esteemed Academic Emergency Medicine Faculty from The University of South Florida Center For Advanced Medical Learning And Simulation (CAMLS). 

Distinguished Speakers


Dr. Okuda spoke about the state of simulation and his journey in the academic world of simulation education and medicine.  He discussed the role of simulation to advance educational science in medicine.  He presented various video presentations which demonstrated proficient engagement of stimulation technologies during the COVID pandemic.  He emphasized the role of using Simulation teaching methodologies  which included simulation drills for preparing healthcare workers to deal with COVID patients with various pathologies.  Emphasis was also laid on the fact that a new normal would need stimulation technology to be incorporated.

Dr. Bradley Peckler, MD, FACEP

Dr. Peckler is a leader in Simulation from New Zealand.  We discussed about various initiatives taken by his center during the COVID pandemic.  He was quick to emphasize that has no COVID patients and the preparedness efforts would still be in place in case there was new cases which emerged from international travel.


Dr. Prashant Mahajan, MD, MPH, MBA


Dr. Mahajan presented is part breaking research in arena of artificial intelligence and ambient reality.  He presented with here is fair artificial intelligent augmented reality and ambient reality are all combined for decision-making in the emergency situations.  A lot of discussion was held on this topic after his lecture.

 The Closing 27th February COVISIM2021 Saturday Session will feature Key Note Presentations from Manipal Academic of Higher Education (MAHE).


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