SimGHOSTS 2017 USA Offers Unique Hands-on Training with Leading Simulation Technology Vendors


SimGHOSTS 2017 USA Offers Unique Hands-on Training with Leading Simulation Technology Vendors!

 Join hundreds of Simulation Champions from around the world at our 7th annual hands-on training event!  SimGHOSTS is working with Simulation Champion Dr. Amar Patel to bring the 2017 USA event to the WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning in Raleigh, North Carolina! We cannot wait to showcase this amazing facility, team, and program to the world's leading simulation technology specialists.  Save the date so you can join us there in August!

Pre-Con Workshops: August 1st, 2017
Main Symposium: August 2nd-4th, 2017
Host: WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

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Early-Bird (April 3rd - July 1st): $473 / Standard (July 1st - August 2nd): $597

This SimGHOSTS event wouldn't be possible without the awesome support of our sponsors!  This year's vendor sponsors include:

Platinum Sponsor - simAlliance


simAlliance is sponsoring this year's Keynote Address and Opening Reception!

The Keynote address will be given by Brian Gillett, MD CEO & Founder of SimCore.  Dr. Gillett’s presentation will explore new simulation technologies, how effective and sustainable healthcare interventions must be developed in a genuine partnership with those who will ultimately utilize the systems, and lessons for the successful development, growth, and support of staff who operate simulation programs from his numerous administrative roles. 

The Opening Reception Comedy Show & Networking Event will be held at Raleigh’s premiere comedy club “Goodnight’s”! This world famous venue for stand-up comedians has been putting on a show since 1983, with dinner & drink specials from its bar & grill. Bus transportation, taco bar dinner and drinks are on us thanks to simAlliance!

Learn more about the Keynote Address and Opening Reception HERE and Learn more about simAlliance's innovative solutions in healthcare simulation HERE

Gold Sponsors - EMS, CAE Healthcare, & Laerdal Medical

World's First Healthcare Simulation "Hackathon", Gold Sponsored by EMS SimulationIQ

Hackathon, or "hackfest", is a design sprint-like event in which creative, technical, and subject matter experts come together to build an innovative project to address a common problem. Industry experts will lead teams covering key domains healthcare, simulation, business, hardware manufacturing, software development, and moulage. Join EMS SimulationIQ and SimGHOSTS to identify simulation industry wide challenges and help to “HACK” an innovative solution!

"Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Technological Hurdles We All Face" - Laerdal Medical Sponsored Plenary Address

Dr. Amar Patel, our Plenary speaker, is the Director of the Center for Innovative Learning at WakeMed Health & Hospitals.  He will discuss how utilizing technology in simulation creates a distinct and yet complex environment. Understanding the unique nature of technology and what is available to us will only help push more laggards into innovators. To take our programs to the next level, we must explore the latest technological advances available to us today and where they can bring us tomorrow. Let’s see what the future holds for us all in simulation!

"Simulation Technology and Operations: We are State of the Art" - CAE Healthcare Gold Sponsored Plenary

SimGHOSTS President Scott Crawford, MD will outline the current state of healthcare simulation technology and operations including the many advancements and innovations in this field. This unique specialty within healthcare simulation is the blend of innovator, educator, project manager, stage director, and technology integrator.

Silver Sponsors - Lecat's Ventriloscope, KbPort, Nasco Healthcare, Interact Solutions


Learn more about our silver sponsors HERE!

Bronze Sponsors: Pocket Nurse, Limbs & Things, Vosaic, Otosim, Simulab, Kyoto Kagaku, Cardionics, Kontek, B-Line Medical

Learn more about our bronze sponsors HERE!