Hosted by The American College of CHEST Physicians!

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) was selected as the host of the 2014 SimGHOSTS USA event, which took place at their brand new Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center near Chicago, Illinois! Ryan said about the 2014 event "We couldn't be more thrilled with the exciting CHEST location for the USA 2014 hands-on training meeting, the state-of-the-art center, central location, and fun welcoming personality of Chicago made this year the best yet!"  .


Ed Dellert, senior vice president of clinical education, informatics and research at CHEST, shared: "The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), which became the first-ever medical association to earn SSH accreditation in 2013 for its clinical simulation program, is excited to host this premier event, serving as an essential connection for professionals who are advancing patient care through the use of simulation in health care. We look forward to sharing our brand new Innovation, Simulation, and Training Center with the diverse audience of attendees, who are at the leading edge in using simulation for education, testing, and research in health care."

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SimGHOSTS 2014 USA provided hands-on training workshops, special pre-symposium courses and podium presentations in:

  • Manikin Programming & Hardware Repair
  • A/V System Design, Integration and Consolidation
  • IT Networking & Debugging
  • Trauma & Suturing Moulage Makeup
  • Video Production & Editing Techniques
  • Team Communication & Leadership
  • Medical Pharmacology for Scenarios
  • Career Development & Staff Management
  • Much much more!

SimGHOSTS stands for the Gathering Of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists and is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization dedicated to providing hands-on training, online resources, and community support for Sim Techs or those operating medical simulation technology. SimGHOSTS has held internationally attended events to provide community-driven and vendor technical training:

Operating in its fourth year, SimGHOSTS continued to expand by offering both a US-based and for the first time, an Australian-based event in 2014!

Who Attended This Event?

Professionals responsible for the technical operation of a medical simulation lab including full-time or part-time Sim Techs, or clinical educators tasked with operating the day-to-day of simulation spaces. As well, those evaluating medical-simulation based technology should strongly consider attended as most major industry vendors were there.

 SimGhosts 2014 USA Sponsoring Vendors Included:

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