The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Research Consensus Summit gets underway Friday, January 21 with the 2011 International Meeting of Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) starting on Sunday, January 23.  While it is still a couple of days before the conference is in full swing SSH members are already trickling in. The over 200 Summit, Pre-conference, and IMSH courses being offered brings with them an astounding amount of talent and expertise.   Hour by hour and minute by minute I am running

We hope you will be joining other Society for Simulation for Healthcare (SSH) members in New Orleans for the  Pre-Conference Consensus Summit January 21-22 and IMSH itself January 23-26 at the Hilton Riverside. Whether you are joining us or not consider following the Twitter feed on the Clinical Playground website.  We are also working with SSH to get the feed carried on the SSH homepage.  The “hash-tag” for the the conference Twitter feed

Games for Health 2011 will include a new track that joins virtual worlds and social networks. Virtual worlds are already being developed for a wide range of healthcare applications. Now, as we improve our understanding of social networks, the linking of this tool into medical virtual worlds has really exciting potential. You are invited to join us in Boston, May 17-19, for three days of papers, networking and discussion. To join our track, please consider submitting a paper that explores