It’s Alive! Creation of the Advanced Modular Manikin for Healthcare Simulation Training


15th Annual Flanders Family Visiting Professor in Medical Simulation

Robert Sweet, MD, FACS

Dr. Sweet is a Professor of Urology at the University of Washington and Medical Director of the University of Washington Medicine Kidney Stone Center at Northwest Hospital.

He is the Principal Investigator of numerous simulation research and development projects, and serves as Executive Director of the Washington Wyoming Alaska Montana Idaho (WWAMI) Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) and the UW Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technologies (CREST).

He has served in leadership positions in simulation and education within the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Endourology Society and the American Urological Association. Dr. Sweet helped develop the Surgical Simulation Fellowship Accreditation Program for the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Education. He was involved in the founding of the University of Minnesota’s SimPORTAL and the University of Washington WISH (formerly the Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies).

In October 2018, Dr. Sweet was inducted as a Member of the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators™ Inaugural class. Dr. Sweet was also the recipient of the 2019 American Urological Association Distinguished Contribution Award.

McGill University Combined Surgical and Anesthesia Grand Rounds

It’s Alive! Creation of the Advanced Modular Manikin for Healthcare Simulation Training

Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 7:30 to 8:30 am

Montreal General Hospital, Sir Osler Amphitheatre, A6.105

Videoconferencing sites:

  • MUHC Glen site, Room DS1.1427
  • Jewish General Hospital, Room B.106
  • St-Mary’s Hospital, Room 1051E
  • Barrie Memorial Hospital, Room 3


We are grateful to the Flanders Family for their support and generosity.



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