2016 SimOps Journal Club
This quarterly webinar will be dedicated to advancing the education and industry of Simulation Operations and Administrative personnel.
2016 events: April 28, July 28, October 27, and December 8
Complete your MOCA requirements at WISER.
Classes are filling up!
Take your simulation training to the next level with the iSIM (Improving Simulation Instructional Methods) course.
Take a class in Pittsburgh, Miami or Honolulu, or we can bring iSIM to your center.
BLS and ACLS
Get your required BLS or ACLS certification at WISER.
These two part self-paced courses consist of a web-based didactic portion and a practical skills test with a computer assisted manikin.
This program can be customized to your specific needs.
Meet with WISER staff members and subject matter experts. Observe classes and participate in hands-on activities.
The Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER) is a world class multidisciplinary training and research facility. WISER is an institute of the University of Pittsburgh with a mission to conduct research and training programs utilizing simulation based education to provide a safer environment for patients of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and its affiliates.
Take your simulation training to the next level!
Dr. Peter M. Winter Passes Away at 81
WISER staff shares the news that our namesake, Dr. Peter M. Winter has passed away. ... more
WISER Hosting Day One of Safar Symposium
WISER will be hosting day one of the 14th Annual Safar Symposium, titled “Patient Safety and Simulation”, on Monday, May 16th starting at 1:00pm. ... more
WISER and the Charles Gray Watson Surgical Center Collaborate
WISER is pleased to announce its collaboration with the Charles Gray Watson Surgical Education Center at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. ... more
Simulation Specialist Jay Dunham Supports Our Nation
Jay Dunham has reported for active duty with the United States Army Reserve for a NATO assignment.
Gaumard Scientific Demonstrates Products for WISER
Gaumard Scientific recently demonstrated all of its product line to WISER staff, instructors and directors. ... more
Accolades for Education
Kevin Miracle, Manager of Simulation Services, successfully completed his post masters certificate program “Leadership in Simulation Instruction and Management". ... more
WISER Staff Spotlight: Director of Operations Tom Dongilli
Our WISER staff spotlight this month is Tom Dongilli, Director of Operations at WISER. Tom has been with WISER since its inception in 1994. ... more
Dr. Paul Phrampus Speaks at 6th Annual UPMC Shadyside Conference
Dr. Paul Phrampus was a guest speaker at the 6th Annual UPMC Shadyside Communication Conference, held on February 16th. ... more
Stanley Lovett and Walter Chukwu Join WISER Staff
Stanley Lovett and Walter Chukwu join the WISER staff as our two newest Simulation Specialist. ... more
WISER Attends IMSH 2016
Several WISER staff members attended the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) conference in San Diego, California from January 16th to 20th, 2016. ... more
WISER Staff Participate in National Wear Red Day
WISER Staff participate in National Wear Red Day to help raise awareness of heart disease and stroke on February 5, 2016. ... more
WISER Staff Spotlight: Application Coordinator/QA Lead Kim Mitchell
Kim Mitchell, Application Coordinator/QA lead has been with WISER since January 2004.... more
Dr. Xudong Chen Joins WISER as New Fellow
Dr. Xudong Chen from Hunan, China would like to focus on several aspects important to running a successful simulation center. ... more
WISER Staff Attending 2016 IMSH
WISER staff will be in attendance at the IMSH conference on January 16th to 20th in San Diego, California. ... more
WISER Welcomes New Director of Administration
WISER is pleased to welcome Kervens Brun to the team as Director of Administration. ... more
Tom Dongilli Authors Book Chapter
Tom Dongilli, Director of Operations at WISER, has recently authored a chapter in "Healthcare Simulation, A Guide for Operations Specialists". ... more
WISER Staff Spotlight: Jay Dunham
WISER Staff Spotlight this month is Jay Dunham, Simulation Operations Specialist. ... more
WISER Welcomes Janelle McCarl, Administrative Assistant
WISER is pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Janelle McCarl, as our front desk Administrative Assistant. ... more