Events – National

If video game development piques your interest, you won’t want to miss M+Dev, Wisconsin Games Alliance’s first annual video game development conference, Friday, October 27th, at the Alliant Energy Center. Whether you’re already a video game professional or just intrigued by the field, get the inside scoop on industry trends, meet like-minded people, and build your network of game development notables at the region’s thriving innovation hub. M-Dev’s Education Track

Dr. Thomas Tablot, Dr. Eric B. Bauman, Lt. Col. Neubauer, and Cpt. Angela Samosorn

Get Your Game On: Using Gaming Technology in Health Professional Education Conference focuses on Game-Based Learning and Simulation Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland M. Trapani and C. Collins Dr. Eric B. Bauman and Dr. Thomas B. Talbot opened this year’s USU Education Day Conference with keynote addresses Game-Based Teaching and Learning: Theoretical Approaches and Frameworks for the Health Sciences and The Great Game – how elements of play enable awesome medical simulations. Their presentations to

By Penny Ralston-Berg Senior Instructional Designer Penn State World Campus   The conversation was very active during our presentation at the 2015 University of Wisconsin Distance Learning Conference  titled “Are Games and Simulations a Good ‘Fit’ for Your Curriculum?” We discussed strategies and key questions to ask in determining what makes a good curricular “fit” for games and simulations.  Examples were shown from a variety of subject matter and the audience had a chance to walk through the process of determining fit

Eric. B. Bauman, PhD The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) has accpeted an Invitation to the Institute of Medicine to facilitate an IMSH style Serious Games/Virtual Environments Arcade & Showcase at the IOM Envisioning the Future of Health Professional Education Workshop on April 23-24, 2015. The Arcade and Showcase will be facilitated by Drs. Eric B. Bauman and Jeff Taekman. Drs. Bauman and Taekman are Jeff Taekman, MD the SSH Serious Games and Virtual Environments Special

Dr. Andi Parodi with Dr. Bauman’s text at ModSimWorld Dr. Andrea “Andi” Parody is a Research Associate Professor at Old Dominion University. Prior joining the faculty at Old Dominion University to Dr. Parodi  served a robust Navy career.  She was Head of Nursing Research, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA and was Program Manager for Field Medical Technologies for Navy and Marine Corps at Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA. Her work there focused on testing and

Tolga Yenilmez Tolga Yenilmez, PT is working with Dr. Eric B. Bauman on his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) practicum project at Boston University. Yenilmez is a licensed and registered physical therapist in 3 countries (Turkey, United Kingdom and USA). He earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of Istanbul, Turkey and since then has been working with a wide variety of patients, of different cultures and age groups. His areas of interest are holistic therapy, aquatic therapy and

The summer conference circuit is in full swing.  Dr. Eric B. Bauman, founder and managing member of Clinical Playground, LLC recently presented at the Waukesha County Technical College Nursing – Clinical Simulation as a Teaching Tool on June 5, 2012. Bauman’s talk was titled The Importance of Data-Based Decisions for Curriculum Development: Why Research is Everybody’s Responsibility. The Games for Health conference now in its eighth year included the second annual Ludica Medica Pre-Conference on June 12, 2012.  Ludica

MODSIM World Canada 2011 Conference and Expo will take place in Ottawa from June 20-22. The event organizers describe it as an “international summit for disseminating recent advances in the field of system modeling and simulation.” Health, medical and biotech are the topics of one of its four tracks this year. Registration will open in March. Check out their site for more information. Be sure to note the link at the bottom of the page with instructions for submitting