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2017 IMSH: SSH Academy Induction Eric B. Bauman, PhD at IMSH 2017 The 2017 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) was held in Orlando, FL January 29th – February 1st. This year’s IMSH marked the induction of the first Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) class of Fellows. The induction included 34 SSH Fellows and took place during a black tie dinner event at the Rosen Center. Fellows and their guests convened for a cocktail reception, photos,

Eric. B. Bauman, PhD The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) recently named their inaugural class of Fellows. Clinical Playground’s founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman is in renowned company among the 34  innovative and distinguished scholars named to the first class of SSH Fellows. Individuals were selected based on their outstanding contributions to the development of SSH and to the field of healthcare simulation. The skills and knowledge of the first class of SSH Fellows will be vital

Clinical Simulation in Nursing: Special Edition on Game-Based Learning The special edition of Clinical Simulation in Nursing on Game-Based Learning has been published. Clinical Playground’s Dr. Eric B. Bauman served as the special edition editor and wrote the edition’s editorial titled: Games, Virtual Environments, Mobile Applications and a Futurist’s Crystal Ball. The journal Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Suzie Kardong Edgren called Bauman’s editorial a “…bleeding edge…” commentary on game-based learning and innovation for clinical education. Other authors included in this special

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Clinical Playground, LLC founder visits the White House Clinical Playground’s founder Dr. Eric B. Bauman was recently invited to the White House to begin a discussion with various other scholars from around the country about role that computer science and programming could and should play in K12 and K16 education. Having this discussion on the national level is imperative and significant. Most jobs and certainly many well-paying jobs require a level of computer and media literacy. Further, computer literacy and computer

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

The Serious Games Arcade and Showcase at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) 2014 was bigger and better than ever. IMSH is the official conference of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). Over 350 people attended the arcade. Feedback from various stakeholders was overwhelmingly positive with feedback saying the Arcade and Showcase was one of the highlights of IMSH and that more time and space should be allocated to Serious Games and Virtual Environments. The judging for

Eric B. Bauman, PhD The Executive Committee of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction of the University of Wisconsin-Madison named Clinical Playground, LLC founding and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman as an Honorary Fellow and Visiting Scholar. Bauman will be working with Professor Kurt Squire and the Games+Learning+Society.  Bauman is working on layered learning approaches that leverage mini-games, digital applications,  and haptic simulators  that support clinical education.

Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare Goes into 2nd Print! Game-Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Healthcare sold out its first print run. The Springer Publishing Company has taken the text into a second print. A recent  review had this to say about the text. “This is a comprehensive resource for anyone interested in integrating gaming and simulation into a course or the entire curricula. It presents the theory and the associated practical application. The extensive reference

Bruce Nappi & Sem Lampotang By Katie White, MD The Serious Games and Virtual Environments Showcase and Arcade at IMSH 2013 in  in Orlando, Florida at Peabody Convention Center was a resounding success again this year. The number of participants continues to grow as does the buzz surrounding the event. Using the hashtag #IMSHarcade, Twitter kept IMSH attendees informed about the event and certainly contributed to the record numbers of gamers who showed up to try out this year’s entries. Awards

Eric B. Bauman Eric B. Bauman, PhD, RN received an award for Service and Dedication to the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) on January, 29, 2013 in Orlando, FL. Dr. Bauman was recognized for his service as the inaugural chair of the Society’s website committee.  The virtual or web presence of the the Society has become essential in the digital age.  Not only is the SSH itself steeped with