• Tailored training prepares UNC anesthesiology residents

    Last month, the Department of Anesthesiology took simulation to a new level with a two-day, full-scale, high-fidelity training for residents that served two purposes: testing residents on a variety of competencies and preparing them for new accreditation standards and board … Continued

  • Anesthesiology spearheads hospital-wide CVAD patient safety course

    Based on pilot research by resident Blair Herndon, and in collaboration with general surgery resident Joanna Grudziak, we are developing and implementing a multidisciplinary, formally evaluated, mandatory, hospital-wide, standardized central venous access device (CVAD) insertion course to improve outcomes and … Continued

  • Dr. Stiegler speaks at Stanford University’s Medicine X

    Dr. Stiegler speaks on medical decision making for Stanford University Medicine X: Medical Education in the New Millennium

  • UNC at the 68th PGA in New York City

    Dr. Kimberly Blasius and Dr. Marjorie Stiegler speak at the 68th PGA in New York City! Dr. Blasius facilitated two simulation workshops, and Dr. Stiegler spoke on the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research panel. Click here for detail information … Continued

  • UNC at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

    CAPSEL Faculty can be found sharing their expertise at the upcoming 15th International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2015), being held January 10–14, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Click here to find out information on CAPSEL Faculty sharing their … Continued

  • TEE Simulation and Bootcamp

    CAPSEL was invited back to the TSDA Bootcamp for the third consecutive year to teach introduction to TEE Chapel Hill, NC – September 17, 2014 Drs. Rob Isaak, Lavinia Kolarczyk and Greg Balfanz, members of the UNC Department of Anesthesiology’s … Continued

  • Acting and Educating

    Standardized patient actors play a role, literally, to enhance resident training. CAPSEL has created an innovative way to engage and enhance high fidelity simulation. Click here for the full story