This schedule is current at the time of writing. Changes will be announced during the tutorial.


1. Introduction and a survey of medical simulators

2. A clinical perspective on medical simulation

3. Issues in medical simulation I

- Deformable models
- Visual displays
- Tissue modeling and characterization
- Graphics and rendering

4. Case study: Medical Simulation Research at Case Western Reserve University MERCIS Lab

5. Break

6. Issues in medical simulation II

- Collision detection
- Haptic and tactile feedback
- Performance metrics
- Clinical validation

7. Case studies:

- The CIMIT Simulation Group
- The National Capital Area Medical Simulation Center

8. Conclusion and wrap-up




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