Howard University Debuts New Medical Training Facility

Howard University in Washington, D.C., has announced the opening of its $5 million virtual medical training facility. The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Simulation Center is a 6,000-square-foot facility that simulates an actual hospital environment. Included are simulated operating rooms, intensive care, and emergency facilities. The facility has five high-tech human patient simulators that generate pulses and other vital signs.

ford_MD“The center was specifically designed to promote inter-professional simulation-based education for all levels of healthcare professionals using the latest technology and equipment,” said Dr. Debra Ford, medical director of the Simulation Center. “This high-tech educational space affords our students the opportunity for deliberate practice in a team-based environment and aids in continuing Howard University’s legacy of producing compassionate and caring global healthcare professionals.”



Leave a Reply

Due to incidents of abuse and harassment that have occurred in the past, JBHE will not publish telephone numbers or email addresses of individuals in this space. If you want to contact someone in a particular article, we suggest you contact them directly not in an open forum.