The Heartbeat of Medical Simulation

By Terri Bernhardt

Orlando is at the Center of Re-Inventing Medical Training

The pressure is on. You are handed a five-member family with a strong medical history ranging from illnesses like diabetes, high blood pressure, breast cancer, depression, celiac and gout. They need constant attention and research; their ages range from 1 to 64 and […]

May 7th, 2014|Medical|

SimLEARN Staff Demonstrate Simulation Skills to Students

by Gerald Sonenberg, as published in SimLEARN Newsletter, Winter 2014

SimLEARN staff provided medical simulation demonstrations to more than 400 high school and middle school students from throughout Florida Sept. 30 at the Lou Frey Institute of Politics and Government on the University of Central Florida. The “Simulation: Evolutionary Past, Boundless Future” event demonstrated careers […]

January 15th, 2014|Medical, STEM|

Students Have Hands-On STEM Experience

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

While the majority of the focus for Team Orlando members is on leveraging each other’s work with the goal of improving human performance through simulation, there is a significant amount of time and effort they commit to stimulating the minds of young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).


November 14th, 2013|Medical, STEM|

NATO Science & Technology Organization Hosts Human Factors Symposium

By Terri M. Bernhardt

The NATO Science & Technology Organization recently hosted a three day Human Factors and Medicine Panel (HFM) in Orlando themed, “Beyond Time and Space.” The purpose of their visit was to evaluate new and emerging technologies, working environments and methods that could break down the oppression of time and space in […]

October 21st, 2013|Events, Medical|

Mobile Medical Lane Trainer Improving Training Effectiveness

Courtesy of Army Research Laboratory, Human Research and Engineering Directorate, Simulation and Training Technology Center

Military medical training presents trainees with a range of casualty scenarios and engagements involving hostile forces. Engagements may require Soldiers to suppress the opposing force and prevent additional casualties while treating the wounded. Medical training scenarios reinforce essential skills […]

October 20th, 2013|Immersive Training, Medical|

Orlando VA Medical Center Making Strides

By Terri Bernhardt

va 1The Orlando VA Medical Center is a patient-centered health care organization servicing almost 90,000 patients; it is committed to improving the health and well being of America’s veterans. The Medical Center is a collection of health care, research and education facilities that include […]

April 11th, 2013|Medical|

Agreement Signed Between PEO STRI and MEDCOM for Established Presence
of the Army Office of the Surgeon General Within Team Orlando

By Terri Bernhardt

Ken Wheeler, Assistant Program Executive Officer for Business Operations, Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Army Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG), Medical Command, to accommodate a team of OSTG members at PEO STRI offices in Research Park.


February 7th, 2013|Medical|

Team Orlando Highlights Efforts in Medical Simulation at MT3 Conference

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

TO members at mt3Team Orlando members are no strangers when it comes to the benefit of collaboration and partnership, and recently were front and center as presenters at the 2012 Medical Training, Technology and Treatment (MT3) conference in Orlando May 9-12, a conference […]

December 17th, 2012|Immersive Training, Medical, Mobile Learning, Virtual Worlds|

Air Force Builds Portal to Connect Simulation Centers, Provide Training and More

By Dolly Rairigh Glass

The Virtual Medical Advisor is an avatar character with access to thousands of frequently asked questions and answers.

Eighteen months ago, Lt Col Manny Dominguez of the Air Force Medical Modeling and Simulation Training (AFMMAST) program was charged with helping the Air […]

September 8th, 2012|Medical, Virtual Worlds|

The Army’s STTC Continues to Transition the Finest Medical Technology in the Right Way to Our Soldiers

By Terri Bernhardt

Medical simulation is an important component to the engineers and scientists at SFC Paul Ray Smith Simulation and Training Technology Center (STTC) and their years of research and testing is worth noting. STTC is housed under the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), which conducts research and development of future […]

April 5th, 2012|Immersive Training, Medical, Team Training|