Surgical Skills Lab Receives ACS Accreditation

The WUSM Institute for Surgical Education (WISE) – the surgical simulation center at Washington University – recently was accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Accredited Education Institute (AEI).

Saigh Pediatric Center Opens

Students at the School of Medicine have two state-of-the-art simulation centers in which they can get hands-on clinical training: Saigh Foundation Pediatric Simulation Center and the Howard and Joyce Wood Simulation Center.

Howard and Joyce Wood Simulation Center Dedicated

The Howard and Joyce Wood Simulation Center at Washington University School of Medicine was officially dedicated on Dec. 3, 2008, at a gala that drew many supporters, faculty and medical school administrators.

Murray Receives NIH-AHRQ Grant

Dr. David J. Murray, the Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Professor of Medicine and director of the Howard & Joyce Wood Center, received funding from the NIH/AHRQ for a three-year project entitled “Teamwork, Communication and Decision-Making: An Assessment Program Using Simulation.”