11/1/18 - “Five Things You Should Know about Pediatric Simulation”

Melinda Fiedor Hamilton, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Director, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Co-Chair, UPMC ME Professional Development Subcommittee
Director, Pediatric Simulation, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Simulation Center and Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER)

Brief Summary of Lecture: This lecture will focus on defining medical simulation and why it is important to medical education. Examples of important and informative pediatric simulation will be discussed, including projects both nationally and locally. Finally, the lecture will describe our UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh process and resources for pediatric simulation.

**This lecture meets the requirements for patient safety/risk management CME credit by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine.

Date & Time: Thursday, November 1, 8-9 a.m.



  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224