(ED: When we first looked at Mayo’s website, we thought they had a “Simulation Center”, like a few other areas of the country.  BUT THEY SET UP SIMILATION CENTERS!!!
That is a big difference.  Mayo is leading the field in this area of Internet Medicine, like it is in Social Media)

The Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center in Minnesota offers two courses related to simulation center activities:

Teams of Mayo Clinic educators have collaborated across departments and disciplines to create our facility. Our medical simulation center serves all Mayo Clinic learners: students, residents, nurses, allied health personnel and practicing professionals. Simulation center activities engage the following specialties and departments:

  • Mayo Medical School (year 1 through year 4)
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Radiology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Mayo School of Health Sciences:
    • Cardiac Perfusion
    • Clinical Research Study Coordinator Program
    • Echocardiography
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • Nursing Anesthesia
    • Pharmacy
    • Physical Therapy
    • Respiratory Care
    • Sonography

Mayo Clinic educators collaborate with simulation center education specialists to determine learning objectives and develop curriculum; then work closely with our team to deliver simulation education to their learners.