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Medical Students

Dr. Mark Hess, Emergency Medicine, works with 4th yr medical student.

Wake Forest University medical students may actively diagnose and treat many patient problems in the Patient Simulation Laboratory. The Lab provides a safe environment for exploration and thorough understanding of many physiological and pharmacological concepts, as well as for professional behavioral issues, such as communication and team interactions. Students from their 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years of medical school participate in programs in the PSL through the departments of Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine, and Family Medicine.


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Patient Simulation Lab
John Thomas, MD


Ashley Tonidandel, MD
Assistant Director


Michael Olympio, MD


Ian Saunders
Operations Manager


Sherry Meacham


Patient Simulation Laboratory
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
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Anesthesiology Resident Education

Anesthesiology Resident Education

Incoming anesthesiology residents in their internship year spend time in the PSL where they learn and practice skills critical to their early development as anesthesiologists. They master

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