Time is Running Out to Receive Early-Bird Discounted Registration for SG17USA!


Time is Running Out to Receive Early-Bird Discounted Registration for SG17USA!


Early-Bird registration end July 1st so be sure to register now and take advantage of this discounted rate!


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

SimGHOSTS is working with Simulation Champion Dr. Amar Patel to bring the 2017 USA event on August 1st-4th 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.

SimAlliance, this year's Platinum Sponsor, sets a new standard in simulation collaboration with a commitment to seamless integration from beginning to end. Learn more about simAlliance's innovative solutions in healthcare simulation here.  SimAlliance is sponsoring our Opening Reception complete with dinner & drinks and a night of laughs at Raleigh's Goodnights Comedy Club!  simAlliance is also sponsoring Keynote Address by Brian Gillett, MD CEO & Founder of SimCore.  Learn more about simAlliance, the opening reception, and this year's Keynote Address by visiting the simAlliance Platinum Sponsorship page.  

SimGHOSTS is excited to have Bobbie Merica of MoulageConcepts at SG17USA this August 1-4th in Raleigh, NC. Bobbie brings with her an extensive knowledge of moulage wound development, scenario staging, and adaptive response, making her workshops interactive, informative, and fun! Her 8 hour pre-con moulage workshop is the must-attend session of the show so be sure to register early before it fills up!  Learn more about the pre-con workshop and more moulage courses being offered at SG17USA here.



SimGHOSTS is also excited to announce the World’s First Healthcare Simulation “Hackathon”, Gold Sponsored by EMS SimulationIQ. A 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. Hackathons typically last between a day and a week and are usually intended for educational, social, or industry wide purposes.

Pre-registration is necessary to secure free bus transportation from the Marriott Raleigh Downtown Hotel which will be held during pre-con workshops August 1st SimGHOSTS 2017 USA at WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning.


Plenary Address by SimGHOSTS President Scott Crawford, MD titled: "Simulation Technology and Operations: We are State of the Art" is Gold Sponsored by CAE Healthcare.   This talk 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.


Our second Plenary address by WakeMed's own Dr. Amar Patel is titled: "Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Technological Hurdles We All Face" is Gold Sponsored by Laerdal Medical.  Amar Patel is the Director of the Center for Innovative Learning at WakeMed Health & Hospitals and is responsible for integrating technology-based educational programs to include human patient simulation, healthcare gaming, hybrid education, and online learning applications. 

Special thanks to our Silver and Bronze sponsors as well for their support in helping to make SimGHOSTS 2017 USA a huge success!