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VHA educational gaming product wins international competition

By Gerald Sonnenberg
EES Marketing and Communication

The Employee Education System’s (EES) Educational Gaming won the 2017 Serious Games and Virtual Environments Best in Show Award for its game-based learning product, Difficult Airway Algorithm and Rescue Cricothyrotomy, or DAARC. The award was presented Jan. 31 in the Developing Commercial Interest Large Company/Corporation category during the International […]

February 14th, 2017|Medical, Serious Gaming|

Otronicon celebrates technology; promotes STEM

Otronicon, presented by the Orlando Science Center, is an annual conference that brings together the entertaining world of consumer video games with a behind-the-scenes view of the art, technology and science that form the foundation and the future of both the video game and simulation industries.

PM […]

January 18th, 2017|Education and Training, Medical, Mobile Learning, Serious Gaming|

National VHA Simulation Center Dedication Set for Sept. 16

SimLEARN_logoThe Lake Nona-based VHA Simulation Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) National Simulation Center will dedicate its new facility this Friday, Sept. 16, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in front of the SimLEARN facility located at 13800 Veterans Way, Orlando, Florida 32827. Dr. […]

September 13th, 2016|Education and Training, Medical|

Joint office presents opportunities for standardized medical training devices

By Theresa Bradley

On April 8, PEO STRI activated the Joint Project Management Office for Medical Modeling and Simulation (JPMO MMS) and established a provisional program manager to oversee the office. Army Lt. Col. Chris Todd stepped into the role.

JPMO-MMS-w Maj. Gen. Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training […]

May 9th, 2016|Collaboration Successes, Medical|

PEO STRI activates joint medical MS&T office

Team-Orlando-PEOSTRI-Joint-Medical-MS&T-office Program Executive Officer for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Major General Jonathan A. Maddux (left), and Lieutenant Colonel (Promotable) Chris Todd (Photo by Doug Schaub)

On April 8, PEO STRI activated the Joint Project Management Office for Medical Modeling and Simulation (JPMO MMS) and established a provisional program […]

April 13th, 2016|General News, Medical|

Mini-residencies provide women’s health clinicians training in Orlando

By Women’s Health Services, Office of Patient Care Services

simLEARN_logoVeterans Health Administration (VHA) trained nearly 400 health care professionals in its women’s health mini-residency programs in Orlando, June 16-18 and July 28-30. VHA boasts women’s health mini-residencies, which are comprehensive 3-day programs for several professions including providers […]

January 24th, 2016|Immersive Training, Medical|

SimLEARN helps VA hospitals get ready

By Ted Napolitano, SimLEARN Field Activity Project Manager

The new Orlando VA Medical Center currently undergoing simulation evaluations. (VA photo by Reginald Kornegay) The new Orlando VA Medical Center currently undergoing simulation evaluations. (VA photo by Reginald Kornegay)

In 2012, a SimLEARN hospital activations team led by Dr. […]

October 14th, 2015|Education and Training, Medical, Team Training|

New VA medical center opens in Lake Nona

The Orlando VA Medical Center dedicated its new Lake Nona-based medical center in a ceremony on May 26, which took place in front of the new medical center.

“This state of the art medical campus will serve as a place of healing for those who have served,” said Orlando VA Medical Center Director, Timothy W. Liezert. […]

June 16th, 2015|Events, Medical|

SimLEARN Breaks Ground On New National Simulation Center

By Gerald Sonnenberg,
EES Marketing and Communication



Start for the construction for the VHA SimLEARN National Simulation Center (NSC), was recognized Sept. 4 with a special groundbreaking ceremony. The facility is being constructed on the campus of the new Orlando VA Medical Center, located in Lake Nona’s Medical City.

SimLEARN-groundbreaking-w […]

September 13th, 2014|Events, Medical|

Contract Awarded for VA National Simulation Center

bldg-front-VA-wThe Department of Veterans Affairs awarded Chicago-based Archer Western/DeMaria Joint Venture VIII a $19.8 million contract June 27 to build the VA Simulation, Learning, Education and Research Network (SimLEARN) National Simulation Center.

The center, to be located on the campus of the new Orlando VA Medical Center in […]

August 11th, 2014|General News, Medical|