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CornerStone Vol. 23, No. 1 Winter 2013
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Grateful Families Praise NYU Winthrop for Life-Saving Sepsis Care
John D. Catalano Elected to NYU Winthrop’s Board of Directors
NYU Winthrop Receives “A” Grade for Safety
U.S. News & World Report Names NYU Winthrop Among the Best in the New York Metro Area
A Major Milestone in the Building of NYU Winthrop’s Research and Academic Center
United Hospital Fund Honors John T. Lane, Member of NYU Winthrop’s Board of Directors
NYU Winthrop Named 2013 Most Wired
Always on Call: Unique Program Offers Around-the-Clock Primary Care
Advanced Treatment & World Class Care Helps One Local Resident Get His ‘Boring’ Life Back
28th Annual Golf Tournament Raises Over $591,000 for NYU Winthrop’s Research Endowment
Ninth Annual Cancer Center for Kids Golf Outing a Record-Breaking Success
NYU Winthrop Honors Family with the Dedication of The Anna and Michael Apollo Boardroom
A Couple’s Perseverance & a Multidisciplinary Team of Physicians Create a Miracle
NYU Winthrop Staff Member Named “Woman of the Year”
Staying Healthy in the Kitchen: NYU Winthrop Hosts Master Class on Heart-Healthy Cooking
NYU Winthrop Opens State-of-the-Art Dental Facility
NYU Winthrop Celebrates the Grand Opening of New Adult Oncology and Hematology Infusion Center
Nancy Corwin Nammack Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
NYU Winthrop: Committed to the Fight against Diabetes
Mineola Lions Club Shows Continued Support for NYU Winthrop’s Diabetes Education Center
El Salvadoran Teenager Receives Life-Changing Heart Procedure at NYU Winthrop
John and Janet Kornreich Charitable Foundation Shows Continued Support for NYU Winthrop
A Celebration of Life: NYU Winthrop’s 15th Annual Cancer Survivors Day
Once again, Local Artists Bring Splashes of Hope to NYU Winthrop
NYU Winthrop Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Patients with Severe Aortic Stenosis Find Relief at NYU Winthrop
Michael Magro Foundation Donates VeinViewer Flex Imaging Systems to NYU Winthrop
New Simulation Center Aids in the Training of Clinicians at NYU Winthrop
NYU Winthrop Earns Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
 

New Simulation Center Aids in the Training of Clinicians at NYU Winthrop

Members of NYU Winthrop’s Board of Directors, Hospital Administration, physicians and staff recently celebrated one of the most exciting advancements in NYU Winthrop’s integrated medical education, patient safety and quality improvement program this year – the opening of a state-of-the art inter-professional Simulation Center. Equipped with high-fidelity mannequins and task trainers, the Center offers simulation-based skills training for students, residents, physicians, nurses and other clinicians.

24-1.jpgPresent during the ribbon cutting ceremony to mark this momentous occasion were (l.-r.) Edward Travaglianti, member of NYU Winthrop’s Board of Directors; John Aloia, MD, Chief Academic Officer; John F. Collins, President and CEO of NYU Winthrop; Charles Strain, Chairman of NYU Winthrop’s Board of Directors; Palmira Cataliotti, CPA, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Richard Rivera, MPH, MT, LCLT, CHE, Vice President of Administration; Michael Ammazzalorso, MD, Chief Medical Officer; Maureen Gaffney, MHS, RPAC, RN, Senior Vice President, Patient Care Services and Chief Medical Information Officer; Patricia Myers, MT(ASCP), CLS, CHSE, Associate Director of Standardized Patient Education for NYU Winthrop’s Simulation Center; Susan Guralnick, MD, Director of Graduate Medical Education/Designated Institutional Official; G. Robert D’Antuono, MHA, Director of Continuing Medical Education; Michael Niederman, MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine; Jared Kutzin, DNP, MPH, MS (MEdL), RN, Director of Simulation; Steven Shelov, MD, MS, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education; Joseph Mathew, MD, Medical Director of the Simulation Center/Medical Director of Respiratory Care; and Scott Schubach, MD, Chairman of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.

As a vital component to medical education, the Simulation Center will move to NYU Winthrop’s Research and Academic Center once construction is complete.