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|A newsletter for research & medical education||August 2008|
Grand Opening for Baystate Medical Center's Renovated Simulation Center and Goldberg Surgical Skills Lab
4,000 Square Foot Facility Is Nearly Triple Its Former Size
On July 22nd, Baystate Medical Center cut the ribbon on the newly rennovated Simulation Center and Goldberg Surgical Skills Lab. The $700,000 expansion, completed in April, provides 3 simulation rooms that may be variously configured as an operating room, emergency room, PACU, ICU or patient room, as well as a control room with state-of-the art computer, audiovisual and teleconferencing equipment.
Baystate Residency Academic Seminar Series (BRASS)
Covers Core Interdisciplimary Topics Across all Residencies
BRASS is a Graduate Medical Education Committee-led effort to ensure that all Baystate residencies and fellowships cover all ACGME core educational requirements. The combined lecture series also gives residents an opportunity to interact across disciplines.
CIS Offers Clinical Trial Alert
New Tool Promotes Communication Between Care Providers and Investigators
Effective July 9, 2008, CIS offers a new clinical trials tool designed to alert care providers to a patient’s participation in a clinical trial, notify investigators and research staff of admissions, transfers, and discharges of trial participants, and to provide a means for investigators to provide care providers with important trial information such as contraindicated medications and contact information.
106 Residents and Fellows Started July 1st