Supporting family caregivers

Our workshops aim to educate caregivers and provide them with the necessary resources to turn to in the community for support.

October 19th workshop

November 30th workshop

Flanders Family Visiting Professor in Medical Simulation

Join us on October 18th for two special presentations by Dr. Vinay M. Nadkarni.

Grand Rounds Videoconference

 Special Lecture on Resuscitation 

Daring to explore with physician astronaut David Saint-Jacques

Canadian Space Agency astronaut visits the Steinberg Centre in preparation for his upcoming mission.

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Dr. Farhan Bhanji appointed Director of Education for the Steinberg Centre 

Working closely with clinicians, educators and research scientists across the McGill health care system, he will lead the design, implementation and evaluation of educational activities at the Centre and mentor clinical faculty who wish to engage in simulation-based education. 

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Encouraging innovation to make a difference in people’s lives

Find out how Dr. Raymond Hakim is working with the McGill Faculty of Medicine  to inspire members of the community to conceive and develop promising ideas that could have a direct and positive impact on Canadian or global health care.

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McGill-KINOVA partnership to foster innovation in robotics

A new partnership between McGill and KINOVA aims to harness the possibilities afforded by robotics technologies to improve healthcare delivery.

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Drilling down for safety with surgical residents

During a two-day simulation workshop, Otolaryngology residents practice the steps of ear surgery, using the same tools and instruments that they will use in actual surgery.

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Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning

Leading research and innovation

The Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning—an interprofessional centre of excellence—uses medical simulation to enhance the skills of health care professionals. The SIM Centre continuously strives to improve patient safety and quality of care through education, research, evaluation and innovation.

Education mission

While simulation-based medical education has been prevalent in clinical arenas for almost 40 years, there has been a lag in the efforts to translate simulation training into discernible improvements in clinical care.

The focus has been on delivery of simulation training modalities, withmeasurement at the level of learner performance, though not addressing the impact on patient care.

The educational mission of the Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning will be firmly embedded within processes to improve clinical care.

Education mission