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G. Stapleton, E.B. Bauman, E. Kachur, AMEE Teaching Asst., M. Pusic, and T. Chang Clinical Playground founder Dr. Eric B. Bauman was in Vienna, Austria for the 2019 Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference where he presented on the topics of game-based learning for medical and health professions education, and on the use of social media to promote conference participation.  The annual AMEE conference has become the key meeting for those involved in medical and health

Introduction by Eric B. Bauman, PhD I would like to introduce Jon Brouchoud as a guest blogger here on the Clinical Playground site. It’s such an honor to have been able to work with Jon during the past few years. He heads up development at Arch Virtual, a company that creates award-winning, visionary virtual reality software in 3D.  Jon and I have collaborated closely on some fantastic projects, and more recently on a project for Envision that helps

Eric B. Bauman, PhD, RN, FSSH Welcome to Class By Eric B. Bauman I recently spent a week at the United States Department of Homeland Security Center for Domestic Preparedness training facility in Alabama attending a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) course. The course was the Emergency Medical Operations (EMO) for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive Incidents (CBRNE). The 32-hour course was a combination of didactic classroom content and integration of immersive small-group learning scenarios and large-scale

Clinical Playground’s Dr. Eric B. Bauman is happy to announce that he has been selected by the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning (INACSL) Screening Committee to run for the position of president-elect. Dr. Bauman’s important mission has always been to democratize clinical expertise and advance the science of healthcare simulation. His dedication to developing pedagogy specific to simulation has brought about advances in nursing and health professions education and leadership. Such advances in clinical education have a

M. Cooper, E.B. Bauman & G. Miller at SSH/IMSH President’s Gala The 2019 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare took place in San Antonio, Texas on January 26-30. This year’s meeting brought together a record 4000 attendees interested in new and emerging technologies for health professions education.   Clinical Playground players Dr. Eric B. Bauman and Dr. Greg E. Gilbert facilitated and presented courses along with esteemed colleagues and students they have mentored. The presentations reflect their

Dr. Eric B. Bauman was honored to serve as an invited panelist at the 2019 Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) in Scottsdale, AZ, January 9-12. This year’s theme and conference title was Machine Meets Mind. Bauman was part of a panel titled Innovations in Technology In Medical Education. His presentation was titled Augmented Reality for Medical Education. The panel was facilitated by Dr. Daniel Katz, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount

In 2018 Clinical  Playground players enjoyed a productive year traveling for presentations, seminars and workshops shore-to-shore and internationally from the Caribbean to Europe, and even China. Between trips, Clinical Playground founder and managing member Dr. Eric B. Bauman experienced the pleasure and honor of working with talented colleagues on projects, some of which received industry and academic recognition. Jon Brouchoud & Eric B. Bauman, PhD, FSSH While in Los Angeles, CA for the 2018 International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare Dr. Bauman was presented

The steady-eyed attending surgeon managed to remain calm while he guided me through the tricky orthopedic procedure, despite the urgency of the situation. The purplish black bruising on the leg and my view of the X-ray gave me the information I needed to start. The attending surgeon walked around the room evaluating my every move and giving me directions. Another player who looked a lot like Morpheus from the Matrix assisted me in putting the boy’s leg back together. Performing

Congratulations to Colette Foisy-Doll, MSN, CHSE and Kim Leighton, Ph.D., RN, FAAN for winning the prestigious American Journal of Nursing 2017 book of the year in the Nursing Information Technology category, for Simulation Champions: Fostering Courage, Caring, and Connection. Simulation Champions Fostering Courage, Caring, and Connection Clinical Playground founder and managing member Eric B. Bauman, Ph.D., FSSH, RN is honored to be included as a contributing author in this award-winning text. Dr. Bauman’s section focuses on the evolution of recent

Dr. Eric B. Bauman was in Los Angeles last week for the 2018 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). He had the honor of helping induct the second class of fellows into the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Academy, and co-facilitate a workshop on game-development for clinical educators and several panels related to emerging technology and Virtual Reality, as well as participate in the 8th annual Serious Games and Virtual Reality