newsletter - april 21, 2017

Watch this great TEDtalk from Peter Weinstock, the Director of the Pediatric Simulator Program at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Amazing stuff.

SimGHOSTS 2017 USA Early-Bird Registration has opened.
This year it is being hosted at the WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning in Raleigh, North Carolina, from August 1-4.
I'm excited to say I'll be going to this - my first time... yay!

Cool - I didnt know about these 'Symeyes' from CAE for Lucina and Athena

Operative Experience were doing a demo at the IWK (a near by Hospital) so I grabbed a few pics. Check out their website or contact Jane O'Reilly , their VP of Global Sales at if you have any questions.

Miguel Correia sent me some info from Body Interact

This software launched it 3 years ago, and last year won the Best Product in Show at IMSH16.
The simulation scenarios are made in partnership with various associations like American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, some of the biggest Hospitals in the US and some other European institutions/associations. It's also constantly being updated to meet various guidelines requirements.

Simbodies has launched their website - go check out the most realistic simulators i've ever seen.

Attention: Gaumard customers of Canada - just an FYI in case you didn't hear:

Minogue Medical has become the exclusive distributor for Gaumard’s high & mid fidelity simulators in Canada. Minogue offers personalized service and outstanding technical field and telephone support. Minogue's 30+ years of service excellence will provide you with the experience and well-established presence across Canada to best support your needs. Minogue built its reputation serving customers of many other leading medical product companies, including da Vinci, SCHILLER, ClearFlow and EDAP TMS.

Together, Gaumard and Minogue are here whenever you need us. See the newest high-fidelity, wireless and tetherless simulators anytime at, visit or call Minogue toll-free at 1-800-665-6466 for customer service and help in selecting the best new Gaumard simulators for your needs.