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Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles and Abstracts

2012

Use of a simulation laboratory to train radiology residents in the management of acute radiologic emergencies.
Sarwani N, Tappouni R, Flemming D. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2012 Aug;199(2):244-51. [PMID: 22826384]

Medication Reconciliation Simulation
Karpa K. MedEdPORTAL; 2012.


2011

High-fidelity simulation as an experiential model for teaching root cause analysis.
Quraishi SA, Kimatian SJ, Murray WB, Sinz EH. J Grad Med Educ. 2011 Dec;3(4):529-34. [PMID: 23205203]

Learning curves of novice anesthesiology residents performing simulated fiber optic upper airway endoscopy.
Dalal PG, Dalal GB, Pott L, Bezinover D, Prozesky J, Bosseau Murray W. Can J Anaesth. 2011 Sep;58(9):802-9. Epub 2011 Jun 28.

Comparison of a disposable bougie versus a newly designed malleable bougie in the intubation of a difficult manikin airway.
Boedeker BH, Bernhagen M, Miller DJ, Murray WB. Stud Health Technol Inform 163:65-7, 2011. [PMID 21335760]

Combined intubation training (simulated and human) for 4th year medical students: the Center for Advanced Technology and Telemedicine airway training program.
Boedeker BH, Bernhagen M, Nicholas TA 4th, Murray WB. Stud Health Technol Inform. 163:71-3, 2011. [PMID 21335762]

Improving fiberoptic intubation with a novel tongue retraction device.
Boedeker BH, Bernhagen M, Miller DJ, Nicholas TA 4th, Linnaus A, Murray WB. 163:68-70, 2011. [PMID 21335761]


2010

Human Patient Simulation in Pharmacology Graduate Education: Bridging the Bench-to-Bedside Gap.
Murray WB, Wood J, Schwab M, Fritz M, Karpa KD: Molecular Interventions, 10(3):127-132, June 2010. [PMID 20539030]

Improving rigid fiberoptic intubation: a comparison of the Bonfils Intubating Fiberscope with a novel modification.
Boedeker BH, Barak-Bernhagen MA, Miller DJ, Nicholas TA 4th, Linnaus A, Murray WB: BMC Emerg Med. 10:11, 27 May 2010. [PMID 20507596]


2009

A proposed classification of simulators.
Pott LM, Budde AO, Murray WB: Middle East J Anesthesiol, 20(2):179-85, June 2009.

Simulation of diabetic ketoacidosis for cellular and molecular basics of medical practice.
Nandate K, Abola R, Murray WB, Whitfield C, Lang C, Sinz E: Simul Healthc. 4(4):232-6, Winter 2009. [PMID 19915443]


2008

New educational technology.
Sinz EH, Taekman JM. Int Anesthesiol Clin. 2008 Fall;46(4):137-50 [PMID: 18849740]

The design of a digital cerebrovascular simulation model for teaching and research.
Giannessi M, Ursino M, Murray WB: Anesth Analg 107(6):1997-2008, Dec 2008. [PMID 19020151]


2007

Teaching without a Teacher: developing competence with a Bullard laryngoscope using only a PowerPoint presentation.
Pott LM, Santrock D: J Clin Anesth, 19(8):583-6, Dec 2007. [UI 18083470]

Narkomed 6000 Anesthesia Machine Check List: Follow-up
Stiles M, Pott LM. American Society of Anesthesiologists Congress, accepted for meeting October.

Team Management Training using Crisis Resource Management Results in Perceived Benefits by Health Care Workers
Rudy SJ, Polomano R, Murray WB, Henry J, Marine R. Jnl of Continuing Education in Nursing. 38(5):219-26, Sep-Oct 2007. [PMID 17907666]

A Method for Designing Symmetrical Scenarios for Evaluation of Behavioral Skills.
Bush MC, Jankouskas TS, Sinz EH, Rudy S, Henry J, Murray B: Simulation in Healthcare.  2(2):102-109, Summer 2007 [PMID: 19088614]

Crisis Resource Management:  Evaluating Outcomes of a Multidisciplinary Team.
Jankouskas, Tara, Bush, Mary C., Murray, Bosseau, Rudy, Sally, Henry, Jody, Dyer, Anne Marie, Lui, Wenlei, Sinz, Elizabeth: Simulation in Healthcare 2(2): 96-101, Summer 2007 [PMID: 19088613]

Anesthesiology National CME program and ASA Activities in Simulation.
Sinz E:  Anesthesiology Clinics of North America 25(2): 209-223, June 2007

2006 Simulation summit.
Sinz, E. Simulation in Healthcare 2(1):33-38, Spring 2007 [PMID: 19088607]

The effectiveness of a human patient simulator in the ATLS shock skills station.
Cherry RA. Williams J. George J. Ali J.  Journal of Surgical Research.139(2):229-35, 2007 May 15. [UI 17161432]

Endotracheal Intubation Training using Virtual Images: Learning with the Mobile Telementoring Intubating Video Laryngoscope.
Boedeker BH, Hoffman S, Murray WB.  Published In: Westwood JD, Hoffman HM, Robb RA, Stredney D, editors. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality. Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press; 2007


2006

ASA Workgroup on Simulation Education White Paper: ASA Approval of Anesthesiology Simulation Programs
Submitted to the ASA Committee on Outreach Education on July 18, 2006.

Venous Air Embolism During Sitting Craniotomy.
Kimatian, Stephen, Aguilar, David, Rudy, Sally, Henry, Jody, Sinz, Elizabeth.  posted on SimDot:  Human Patient Simulation Community; May 24, 2006.

Trauma and Awareness
Singh S, Henry J, Murray W, Sinz ESimulation in Healthcare,1(4): Winter 2006, p 240-5. [PMID: 19088597]

Venous Air Embolism During Sitting Craniotomy.
Sinz, Elizabeth, Stephen Kimatian, MD; David Aguilar, MD; Sally Rudy, RN; Jody Henry, BS:   Simulation in Healthcare, 1(4): Winter 2006, p 246-251. [PMID: 19088598]

Using Simulation To Teach Communication With Pediatric Patients And Their Families
Sinz EH.  Simulation in Healthcare Summer 2006,1(2):120

Training Astronauts to Manage Trauma (Emergencies): Integrating Human Patient Simulation Into Medical Operations for NASA.
Doerr H, Murray WB, Cuttino M, Broderick T.  TraumaCare 2006; 16 (1): 26-30.


2005

Simulation-Based Education for Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Anesthesiology.
Sinz E. Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia 9(4):291-307, December 2005 [UI 16322878]

Trauma Base Knowledge and the Effect of the Trauma Evaluation and Management (TEAM) Program Among Senior Medical Students in 7 Countries.
Ali J, Cherry RA, Williams JI.  Journal of Trauma. (59)1: 43-48, July 2005 [UI 16096537]

Implementation of a Web- and simulation-based curriculum to ease the transition from medical school to surgical internship.
Meier AH. Henry J. Marine R. Murray WB. American Journal of Surgery. 190(1):137-40, 2005 Jul. [UI 15972187]

Trauma Evaluation and Management: Who Benefits Among Medical Students?
Cherry RA, Ali J, Williams, JI.  Journal of Surgical Research. 126(2): 189-192, June 15, 2005. [UI 15919418]

Unique Method of Teaching Root Cause Analysis Using a Simulated Case Scenario
Sinz EH, Kratz RD. Anesthesiology 2005(103): A1150

An Integrated Four-Year, ACGME-Based Simulation Curriculum for Anesthesiology Residents
Sinz EH, Kimatian SJ, Murray WB, Henry JL, Rudy SJ.  Anesthesiology 2005(103): A1240.

Toxidromes and Medication Errors from the Supervisor's Perspective
Sinz EH, Murray WB, Kimatian SJ, Henry JL.  Anesthesiology 2005; 103: A1279


2004

Simulation in Critical Care.
Sinz EH.  In: Practical Health Care Simulations. Loyd GE, Lake CL, Greenberg RB, eds. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc. 2004:283-298.

Partial-Task-Trainers & Simulation in Critical Care Medicine.
Sinz EH.  In: Simulators in Critical Care and Beyond. Dunn, WF, ed. Des Plaines, IL: Society of Critical Care Medicine 2004:33-41. 


2003

 


2002

Evaluation of anesthesia residents using mannequin-based simulation: a multi-institutional study.
Schwid HA. Rooke GA. Carline J. Steadman RH. Murray WB. Olympio M. Tarver S. Steckner K. Wetstone S. Anesthesia Simulator Research Consortium. Anesthesiology. 97(6):1434-44, 2002 Dec. [UI 12459669]

Topology design of multifunctional compliant mechanisms with smart material actuation
Dziedzic RP, Frecker MI, Haluck RS. Proceedings 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. 2002 September 29 – October 2, Montreal, Canada.

Learning about new anesthetics using a model driven, full human simulator.
Murray WB. Good ML. Gravenstein JS. van Oostrom JH. Brasfield WG. Journal of Clinical Monitoring & Computing. 2002 July; 17(5):293-300. [UI 12546262]

Sequence and Task Analysis of Instrument Use in Common Laparoscopic Operations.
Mehta NY, Snyder AJ, Frecker MI, Haluck RS. Surg Endosc 2002;16:280-5. [UI 11967678]

Reliability and validity of EndoTower, a virtual reality trainer for angled endoscope navigation.
Haluck RS, Gallagher AG, Satava RM, Webster RW, Bass TL, Miller CA. Stud Health Technol Inform 2002;85:179-84. [UI 15458082]

Elastically deformable 3D organs for haptic surgical simulation.
Webster R, Haluck R, Ravenscroft R, Mohler B, Crouthamel E, Frack T, Terlecki S, Sheaffer J. Stud Health Technol Inform 2002;85:570-2. [UI 15458154]

Heuristic haptic texture for surgical simulations.
Acosta E, Temkin B, Griswold JA, Deeb SA, Krummel T, Haluck RS, Kavoussi LR. Stud Health Technol Inform 2002;85:14-6. [UI 15458053]

Design of multifunctional compliant mechanisms for minimally invasive surgery.
Frecker MI, Dziedzic RP, Haluck RS. Min Invas Ther Allied Technol 2002.

Leadership training: A new application of CRM and distance education in a large group format at a medical simulation facility
Murray WB, Henry J, Jackson L, Murray C, Lamoreaux RB. J Education in Peri-op Medicine 2002; Vol IV; No 2.


2001

The use of a human patient simulator in the development of resident trauma management skills.
Marshall RL. Smith JS. Gorman PJ. Krummel TM. Haluck RS. Cooney RN. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 51(1):17-21, 2001 Jul [UI 11468460]

Basic and Advanced Life Support, Acute Resuscitation, and Cardiac Resuscitation.
Rosen KR, Sinz EH, Casto J: Current Opinion in Anesthesiology 14(2):177-184, April 2001

A virtual reality surgical training module for instruction in angled laparoscopic lens navigation.
Haluck RS, Webster R, Melkonian M, Mohler B, Dise M, LeFever A. Stud Health Technol Inform 2001;81:171-176.

A prototype haptic suturing simulator.
Webster RW. Zimmerman DI. Mohler BJ. Melkonian MG.  Stud Health Technol Inform 2001;81:567-569. [UI 11317811]

Haptic texture generation: A heuristic method for virtual body structures.
Acosta E, Temkin B, Griswold JA, Deeb SA, Haluck RS. Proc IEEE Computer Based Medical Systems 2001; 395-9.

Video-microsurgery:  Evaluation of standard laparoscopic equipment for the practice of microsurgery.
Gorman PJ, Kutz RH, Banducci DR, Mackay DR, Haluck RS.  Plast Reconstr Surg 2001;108:864-69.

Are surgery training programs ready for virtual reality? A survey of program directors in general surgery.
Haluck RS, Marshall RL, Krummel TM, Melkonian MG. J Am Coll Surg 2001; 193: 660-5.

Interdepartmental use of simulators
Murray WB.  TraumaCare 2001;11(1):26.

Use of a full human simulator in the training of an urban search and rescue team
Orledge J, Kurtz M, Murray WB, Henry J, Underberg K.  TraumaCare 2001;11(1):34.

Assessing motion in laparoscopic tools
Wolpert S, Murray WB, Bholat O, Mastandrea S.  Transactions of IEEE Northwest Bio-engineering Conference, University of Connecticut Press, Storrs, CT. 2001

Teaching Complex Decision Making in a High Fidelity Environment using a Full Human Simulator
Orledge JO, Kurtz M, Murray WB, Henry J, Underberg. Jnl Clin Anesthesia 2001. 8(13):600.

Understanding Pharmacokinetics using Off-line Simulation
Remchuk SL, Murray WB, Schuler GH, Logginidou H  Jnl Clin Anesthesia 2001(8);13:601.

Simulated crisis in obstetric anesthesia: design and evaluation of distance education presentation.
Elser CS, Murray WB, Schneider AJL, Underberg K, Henry J, Foster PA, Vaduva S, Venable JC, Shindel M.  Jnl Education in Periop Medicine 2001; 3(2).

Teaching Complex Decision Making in a High Fidelity Environment using a Full Human Simulator
Orledge JO, Kurtz M, Murray WB, Henry J, Underberg K. Anesthesiology 2001;95(3A): A-1205

Understanding Pharmacokinetics using Off-line Simulation
Remchuk SL, Murray WB, Schuler GH, Logginidou H.  Anesthesiology 2001;95(3A): A-1206


2000

Crisis resource management among strangers: principles of organizing a multidisciplinary group for crisis resource management.
Murray WB, Foster PA.  J Clin Anesth 2000 Dec;12(8):633-638. [UI 11173002]

The West Virginia University Human Crisis Simulation Program.
Cain JG, Kofke WA, Sinz EH, Barbaccia JJ, Rosen KR:  The American Journal of Anesthesiology; May 2000:27(4).

The Value of Acute Care Simulation.
Kofke WA, Rosen KA, Barbaccia J, Sinz EH, Cain J:  Medical Journal of the West Virginia State Medical Association March/April 2000;96(2):396-402.

Practical training for postgraduate year 1 surgery residents.
Marshall RL, Gorman PJ, Verne D, Culina-Gula S, Murray WB, Haluck RS, Krummel TM. Am J Surg 2000 March; 179(3):194-6. [UI 10827318]

Computers and virtual reality for surgical education in the 21st century.
Haluck RS, Krummel TM: Arch Surg 2000;135:786-92.

End user analysis of a force feedback virtual reality based surgical simulator.
Gorman PJ. Lieser JD. Marshall RL. Krummel TM. Stud Health Technol Inform 2000 70:102-5. [UI 10977520]

Crisis Resource Management for Remote Participants – Distance Education with a Full Human Simulator
Murray WB, Venable JC, Underberg K, Shindel M, Henry J, Vaduva S, Schneider AJ, Foster PA  Anesthesiology 2000;93(3A): A1215

A proposed novel classification of teaching strategies using a full human simulator (abstract)
Murray WB  Anesthesiology 2000;93(3A): A1216

A proposed novel classification of teaching strategies using a full human simulator (full article)
Murray WB.  Jnl of Clinical Anesthesia 2000;12(8):624-625

3D Anatomy tutorial template: a new teaching method using virtual reality
Freeman L, Vaduva S, Boyd J, Jensienius, Webster R, Murray WB. Jnl Clin Anes 2000;12(8):628-629

Distance education with a human patient simulator-a novel method to involve remote participants
Murray WB, Venable C, Underberg K, Shindel M, Henry J, Vaduva S, Schneider AJL, Foster PA  Jnl of Clinical Anesthesia 2000;12(8):626


1999

Tactile feedback is present during minimally invasive surgery.
Bholat OS, Haluck RS, Murray WB, Gorman PG, Krummel TM J Am Coll Surg 1999 Oct; 189(4):349-55 [UI 10509459]

Simulation and virtual reality for surgical education.
Haluck RS, Krummel TM. In: Szabo Z, Lewis JE, Fantini FA, Savalgi RS, editors. Surgical Technology International V. Eighth edition. San Francisco, CA: Universal Medical Press; 1999, p. 59-63.

Defining the role of haptic feedback in minimally invasive surgery.
Bholat OS, Haluck RS, Kutz RH, Gorman PJ, Krummel TM. Stud Health Technol Inform 1999;62:62-6

Evaluation of skill acquisition using a force feedback, virtual reality based surgical trainer.
Gorman PJ, Lieser JD, Murray WB, Haluck RS, Krummel TM. Stud Health Technol Inform 1999;62:121-3. [UI 10538340]

Crisis Resource Management (CRM) training using the Medical Education Technologies, Inc (METI) simulator: the first year.
Murray WB, Proctor LT, Henry J, Abicht D, Gorman PJ, Vaduva S, Schelper D, Gula S, Foster P. J Clin Monit 1999; 15(3-4):237-8.

The Psychomotor Learning Curve with a Force-Feedback Trainer: A Pilot Study.
Murray WB, Gorman PJ, Lieser JD, Haluck RS, Krummel TM, Vaduva S. J Clin Monit 1999;15(3-4):237.

Increasing the "hot seats" for crisis resource management (CRM) training: planned sequential participant entry.
Murray WB, Proctor LT, Henry J, Gorman P, Schelper D, Gula S, Abicht D, Vaduva S, Foster PA. Anesthesia Education 1999;17:6.

Full human simulation: teaching the teachers.
Murray WB, Schneider AJL. Anesthesiology 1999;91(3A):A1149.

Assessing maximum capabilities of  an anesthesia ventilator and determining optimal settings for patients with severe lung disease using a lung model.
Snopkowski J, Murray WB. Anesthesiology 1999;91(3A):A578.

Evaluation of skill acquisition using a force feedback, virtual reality based surgical trainer.
Gorman PJ. Lieser JD. Murray WB. Haluck RS. Krummel TM. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1999 62:121-3. [UI 10538340]

Defining the role of haptic feedback in minimally invasive surgery.
Bholat OS, et al. In: (Eds) JD Westwood et al. Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, IOS Press, 1999  p 62-66.

Maximum capabilities of an anesthesia ventilator in patients with extremes of poor lung function: a simulator study
Snopkowski JL, Murray WB. Anesthesiology 1999;91(3A):A578.


1998

Using a full human simulator in a problem based curriculum to reach higher cognitive levels of understanding complex concepts.
Murray WB, Glenn J, Allen AL, Allen GC, Henry J. In: Congress Proceedings, 8th Ottawa Meeting on Medical Education, CD-ROM and hard copy. Nov 1998.

The first three days of residency: a novel and efficient introduction to clinical medicine.
Murray WB, Schneider AJL, Robbins R Academic Medicine,  May 1998; 73(5): 595-6. [UI 9643912]

Novel application of a full human simulator: training with remifentanil prior to human use.
Murray WB, Good ML, Gravenstein JS, Brasfield WG.  Anesthesiology 1998;89(3A):A56

Medical Simulators in the 90's.
Murray WB, Schneider AJL. In: Johnston, JR, editor.  Emerging Technologies in Anaesthesia. First edition. Surrey, England: Euromed Communications Ltd; 1998, p. 1-18.

Teaching High School Students.
Murray WB, Schneider AJL. In Henson LC, Lee A, Basford A, editors. Simulators in Anesthesiology Education. New York: Plenum Press; 1998, p. 9-14.

Workshop on educational aspects: Educational objectives and building scenarios.
Murray WB, Hensen LC. In: Henson LC, Lee A, Basford A, editors.  Simulators in Anesthesiology Education.  New York: Plenum Press; 1998, p. 57-64.

Developing objectives for simulation training.
Murray WB, Hensen L. in Eds  Henson L, Lee A, Basford A. Simulators in Anesthesiology Education.  Plenum Publ Corp, New York 1998.

The educational role for full human simulators, use in an economically adverse environment.
Murray WB, Foster PAF. World Anaesthesia, 1998; 2(2): 48-51.

Simulators for Africa?
Foster PAF, Murray WB South African J of Anaesthesia and Analgesia 1998;4(1):16-19

Medical simulators in the 90's.
Murray WB, Schneider AJL In: (Ed) Johnston, Julian R. Emerging technologies in Anaesthesia. (Vol 1) 1998;1:1-18. Euromed Communications Ltd., Surrey, England. [ISBN 1 899015 27 2]

The human simulator for high school student training
Murray WB, Schneider AJLS In: (Eds)  Henson L, Lee A, Basford A  Simulators in Anesthesiology Education, Plenum Press, New York 1998 p 9-14.

Workshop on educational aspects: educational objectives and building scenarios.
Murray WB, Hensen LC. In: (Eds) Henson L, Lee A, Basford A Simulators in Anesthesiology Education.  Plenum Press, New York 1998 p 57-64.


1997

Telemedicine, telesurgery and teleanesthesia.
Murray WB, Vaduva S. In: (Ed) Russell GB. Alternate-site anesthesia - clinical practice outside the operating room. Stoneham MA.  Butterworth - Heinemann, 1st ed. 1997 p 441-450.

Virtual reality in patient simulators: using simulators for education and training in anesthesiology.
Murray WB, Schneider AJL American Society of Anesthesiologists Newsletter 1997; 61(10):6-8


1996

Enhancing problem-based learning using a human patient simulator
GC Allen, JD Glenn, WB Murray, J Riley.  Presented at the Seventh Ottawa International Conference on Medical Education and Assessment, 25-28 June 1996, in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Hosted by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Limburg, the Netherlands and supported by the Dutch Association for Medical Education.


1995

"Helper" - A critical events prompter for unexpected emergencies.
Schneider AJL, Murray WB, Mentzer SC, Miranda F, Vaduva S J Clin Monit 1995; 11(6): 358-364 [UI 10509459]


1994

The new residents' first 3 days: measuring the efficacy of an introduction to clinical anesthesia with perceived self-efficacy.
Murray WB, Foster PA, Schneider AJL, Robbins R.  Anesthesiology 1994;81(3A):A1238.

Posters

Scientific Posters and Presentations

 

2011

April 30-May 4, The Association of Biochemistry Course Directors, Myrtle Beach, SC

Keil RL. Enhancing Problem-Based Learning by Inclusion of a Simulation Lab Experience.

March 22-26, The Association for Surgical Education, Boston, MA

Tomasko JM, Pauli EM, Kunselman A, Haluck RS. Sleep Deprivation and Skill Acquisition.

March 18, Resident/Fellow Research Day, Hershey, PA

Tomasko JM, Pauli EM, Kunselman A, Haluck RS. Sleep Deprivation and Skill Acquisition.

 

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2007

June, Society for Education in Anesthesiology Congress, Santa Fe, NM

Pott LM, Budde A. How to assess airway skills.

April 14, Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium, Penn State University Park

Pott LM, Budde A, Sinz E, From Flat-screen to Mannequin. Anesthesiology simulation

MedEdPORTAL

Pott LM, Budde AO. Airway Management Skills Assessment. MedEdPORTAL; 2007.

 

2006

October 14-18, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
 

Stiles M, Pott L, Martin DE. Narkomed 6000 Anesthesia Machine Check List.

 

2002

March 21-23, Eastern Nursing Research Society 14th Annual Scientific Session, State College, PA
 

Underberg K, Reck D, Murray WB. Comparative study of IV venipuncture teaching methods.

January 23-26, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2002, Newport Beach, CA

Acosta E, Temkin B, Griswold JA, Deeb SA, Krummel T, Haluck RS, Kavoussi LR. Heuristic haptic texture for surgical simulations.

Webster R, Haluck R, Ravenscroft R, Mohler B, Crouthamel E, Frack T, Terlecki S, Sheaffer J. Elastically deformable 3D organs for haptic surgical simulation.

Haluck RS, Gallagher AG, Satava RM, Webster RW, Bass TL, Miller CA. Reliability and validity of EndoTower, a virtual reality trainer for angled endoscope navigation.

 

2001

September 9-12, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Aguilera WM, Frecker MI, Haluck RS. Modeling of an electroactive steerable end-effector for minimally invasive surgery.

July 26-27, IEEE 14th Symposium on Computer Based Medical Systems

Acosta E, Temkin B, Griswold JA, Deeb SA, Haluck RS. Haptic texture generation: A heuristic model for virtual body structures. (Proceedings on CD-ROM DETC2001/DAC-21056.)

January 24-27, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, Newport Beach, CA

Haluck RS, Webster R, Melkonian M, Mohler B, Dise M, LeFever A. A virtual reality surgical training module for instruction in angled laparoscopic lens navigation.

Haluck RS, Webster R, Zimmerman D, Mohler B, Melkonian M. A prototype haptic suturing simulator.

January 10-15, International Meeting on Medical Simulation, Phoenix, AZ

Henry J, Murray WB. Guided independent learning with a full human simulator.

Underberg K, Schneider AJL, Murray WB, Venable C, Henry J. Nurses' perceptions of a crisis management (malignant hyperthermia) with a full human simulator.

Underberg K, Murray WB, Abicht D, Gula S, Schelper D, Schneider AJL, Lamoureaux R. Multidisciplinary Crisis Resource Management: Value as Perceived by Nurses.

Ceneviva GD, Jankouskas T, Henry J, Murray WB. Crisis management training for pediatric nurses and residents using a pediatric model driven, full human simulator.

Murray WB, Jackson L, Henry J, Lamoureaux R. Leadership and skills training based on crisis resource management principles: Using a pediatric full human simulator for non-medical trainees.

 

2000

October, ASA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, DC

Murray WB, Venable JC, Underberg K, Shindel M, Henry J, Vaduva S, Schneider AJL, Foster PA. Crisis management for remote participants: distance education with a full human simulator.

May, Association for Surgical Education. Toronto, Canada.

Gorman PJ, Marshall RL, Haluck RS, Krummel TM. Multi-modal Assessment of a Structured Resident Orientation and Training Program.

May, SEA Meeting, Washington, DC.

Murray WB. A proposed novel classification of teaching strategies using a full human simulator.

Murray WB, Venable C, Underberg K, Shindel M, Henry J, Vaduva S, Schneider AJL, Foster PA. Distance education with a human patient simulator - a novel method to involve remote participants.

Freeman L, Vaduva S, Boyd J, Jensienius, Webster R, Murray WB. 3D anatomy tutorial template: a new teaching method using virtual reality.

April 27-29, Association of Program Directors in Surgery, Phoenix, AZ.

Gorman PJ, Marshall RL, Haluck RS, Murray WB, Conter R, Krummel TM. The First Three Days in Surgery Training Program.

Marshall RL, Gorman PJ, Krummel TM, Haluck RS. The Application of Advanced Technology in Surgical Training.

March, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Atlanta, GA.

Snyder AJ, Mehta N, Frecker MI, Haluck RS. Instrument utilization and sequence analysis in common laparoscopic operations.

January, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 2000, Newport Beach, CA

Haluck RS, Taekman J, Henry J, Marshall RL. Advanced Trauma Life Support Using Simulators and Web-Based Education.

Marshall RL, Gorman PJ, Krummel TM, Haluck RS. The Application of Advanced Technology in Surgical Training.

 

1999

October 13-16, IEEE EMBS/BMES Joint International Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Wolpert S, Murray WB, Gorman PJ, Bholat OS. Movement trajectories in laparoscopic tools.

October, ASA Meeting, Dallas, Texas.

Murray WB, Schneider AJL. Full human simulation: teaching the teachers.

Snopkowski J, Murray WB. Assessing maximum capabilities of an anesthesia ventilator and determining optimal settings for patients with severe lung disease using a lung model.

June, Third Annual Rochester Simulation Meeting, Rochester, NY

Murray WB, Proctor LT, Henry J, Gorman P, Schelper D, Gula S, Abicht D, Vaduva S, Foster PA. Increasing the "hot seats" for crisis resource management (CRM) training: planned sequential participant entry.

June 4, Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA), Rochester, New York

Murray WB, Proctor LT, Henry J, Gorman P, Schelper D, Gula S, Abicht D, Vaduva S, Foster PA. Increasing the "hot seats" for crisis resource management (crm) training: planned sequential participant entry.

April 8-10, Association for Surgical Education (ASE), Boston, MA.

Marshall RL, Gorman PJ, Verne D, Culina-Gula S, Murray WB, Haluck RS, Krummel TM. Simulated clinical calls: Practical training for PGY-1 surgery residents.

Bholat OS, Haluck RS, Gorman PJ, Murray WB, Wolpert S, Henry J, Krummel TM. Electromechanical analysis of laparoscopic motion.

Haluck RS, Gorman PJ, Murray WB, Krummel TM. The First Three Days in Surgery Training Program.

Gorman PJ, Murray WB, Bholat OS, Henry J, Schelper D, Krummel TM. Crisis resource management training: optimizing surgeon performance under stress.

March 24-27, Society for American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), San Antonio, TX

Gorman PJ, Kutz RH, Bholat OS, Murray WB, Leiser JD, Haluck RS, Krummel TM. Laparoscopic instrument motion analysis in beginning surgical residents: a novel method.

Haluck RS, Bholat OS, Gorman PJ, Kutz RH, Mackay DR, Krummel TK. Video-assisted microsurgery.

March 12-14, Robert H. Ivy Society, Pittsburgh, PA

Kutz RH, Gorman PJ, Haluck RS, Bholat OS, Mackay DR, Banducci DR, Hauck RM, Graham WP, Krummel TM. Evaluation of standard laparoscopic equipment in the practice of microsurgery.

February 11-13, Society for University Surgeons (SUS), New Orleans, LA

Gorman PJ, Murray WB, Bholat OS, Henry J, Schelper D, Krummel T. Crisis resource management training: optimizing surgeon performance under stress.

February, 60th Annual Meeting of Surgeons, New Orleans, LA

Gorman PJ, Haluck RS, Murray WB, Krummel TM. Implementation and evaluation of a first three days in surgery training program.

January 20-23, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR), San Diego, CA

Bholat OS, Haluck RS, Kutz RH, Murray WB, Gorman PJ, Krummel TM. Defining the role of haptic feedback in minimally invasive surgery.

Gorman PJ, Krummel T, Murray WB, Leiser JD, Haluck R. Skill assessment and psychomotor learning in surgery: application of a force feedback, virtual reality surgical trainer.

Gorman PJ, Leiser JD, Murray WB, Glenn J, Haluck R, Krummel T. Establishment of learning curves and skill transfer with a force feedback surgical trainer.

Gorman PJ, Leiser JD, Murray WB, Haluck R, Krummel T. Pilot learning curve data from a force feedback surgical trainer.

January 20-23, Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA), San Diego, CA

Murray WB. Invited Lecturer: Virtual reality in medical education: the past, the present, and the future.

Murray WB, Gorman PJ, Leiser JD, Haluck R, Krummel T, Vaduva S. The psychomotor learning curve with a force feedback trainer: a pilot study.

Murray WB, Proctor LT, Henry J, Abicht D, Gorman PJ, Vaduva S, Schelper D, Gula S, Foster P. Crisis resource management (CRM) training using the Medical Education Technologies, Inc (METI) simulator: the first year.

Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy, Boston, MA.

Ducko C, Kuenzler R, Hoenicke E, Bholat O, Murray W, Haluck RS, Damiano R. The Benefits of a Three-Dimensional Video System in Robotically-Assisted Endoscopic Surgery.

 

1998

December 2, Royal College of Anaesthetists of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland.

WB Murray. Invited Lecturer, Annual Winter Faculty Lecture: Simulators in medical education.

October, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Meeting, Orlando, FL

Murray WB, Good ML, Gravenstein JS, Brasfield WG. Novel application of a full human simulator: training with remifentanil prior to human use.

October 3-6, Phantom Users Group Meeting, Cambridge, Mass

Gorman PJ, Leiser JD, Krummel T, Murray WB, Haluck R, Glenn J. Assessment and validation of a force feedback virtual reality based surgical trainer.

July12-15, 8th International Ottawa Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Murray WB, Allen A, Allen G, Glenn J. Using a full human simulator in a problem based curriculum to reach higher cognitive levels of understanding of complex concepts. (This paper was selected to be presented as a large group session.)

May, Visiting Professor, Medical College, University of Virginia

Murray WB. Full human simulator training course.

April, Visiting Professor Grand Rounds, University of Natal, South Africa

Murray WB. The role of simulators in education in a developing country.

March, South African Society of Anaesthetists, Durban, South Africa. (or Cape Town, 14-18 March)

Murray WB. Simulators for education in anaesthesia.

Prys-Roberts C, Murray WB. Clinical demonstrations of the use of remifentanil with a human patient simulator.

February, Glasgow Simulator Course for Instructors, Glasgow, Scotland

Glavin R, Karan N, Murray WB. Design and scripting of simulation scenarios.

January 15-17, Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA), Tucson, AZ

Murray WB, Henry J, Vaduva S, Proctor L, Abicht D, Glenn J, Cavanaugh S. Implementation of crisis resource management with a METI simulator.

Murray WB, Schneider AJL, Yodfat U, Pridgen B, Henry J, Vaduva S. ACLS megacode training and testing with the METI simulator.

 

1997

September 20, Penn State University Alumni Society CME weekend

Murray WB, Vaduva SV, Henry J. Virtual reality: overview of simulation development.

Aug 7-8, Pennsylvania Health Services Council Annual EMS Conference

Wuerz R, Murray WB, Henry J, Vaduva SV. Human simulation scenarios

May 15-17, 10th Annual Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care Symposium (ITACCS), Baltimore.

Murray WB. Invited Lecturer: Implementation of target controlled anesthesia and analgesia in the austere situation and far forward front.

April 26, Simulators in Education Meeting, Dublin, Ireland.

Murray WB. Simulators in Education - The Penn State Experience.

April 25, Medical and Anaesthetic Simulator Meeting, Belfast, Ireland

Murray WB. Simulators for education and training - The Penn State experience.

 

1996

August 9-10, Pennsylvania Health Service Council annual EMS conference

Wuerz R, Murray WB, Riley J, Vaduva SV. Human simulator scenarios.

June 25-28, Seventh Ottawa International Conference on Medical Education and Assessment, Maastricht, the Netherlands

Allen GC, Glenn J, Murray WB, Riley JL. Enhancing problem based learning using a human simulator.

May, Second Annual Simulation Meeting, Rochester, NY

Murray WB, Hensen L. Workshop on Simulator Use: Educational aspects of simulators: educational objectives and building scenarios.

Murray WB, Schneider AJL. Panel Discussion: How are simulators being used? - High school students.

April, Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists (PSA), Hershey, PA

Murray WB, Schneider AJL, Keifer J, Shelley K, Riley J, Vaduva S. Simulation Workshop: Critical incidents in an elderly patient: a full human simulator demonstration.

 

1995

October, Association of United States Army Conference, Washington, D.C.

Murray WB, Guzzi L, Wiessman W, Vaduva S, Riley J. Telesurgery requires teleanesthesia: remote wireless implementation of target controlled analgesia and anesthesia for remote surgery.

October, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Murray WB, Boedeker BH, Guzzi L, Martin DM, Vaduva S, Mentzer S, Cantilena B, Meier JH, Clapin A. Teleanesthesia - A system based on target controlled anesthesia and drug synergism.

May, International Trauma Anesthesia and Critical Care Society Meeting (ITACCS), Washington, D.C.

Murray WB. Invited Lecturer: Applications of target controlled anesthesia in the far forward front.

May, Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA), Phoenix, AZ

Murray WB. Invited panelist: Innovative teaching methods.

Murray WB. Invited workshop coordinator: Computer aided teaching - what is available and how to use it.

January 19, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), Washington, D.C.

Murray WB. Invited Lecturer for Monthly Anesthesia Meeting: Military uses of target controlled anesthesia.

January, Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA), Phoenix, AZ

Lee H, Murray WB, Allen G. Arrhythmia tutor: interactive multimedia software designed to teach arrhythmia for Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Vaduva S, Murray WB, Mentzer SC. Distributed programs as building blocks for a comprehensive simulated teaching environment.

 

1994

November, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Meeting, Boston, MA

Murray WB, Mentzer SC, Schneider AJ, Foster PA, Allen GC, Shelley KH, Vaduva S. The education laboratory: a comprehensive education tool.

October, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) meeting, San Francisco, CA

Mentzer S, Murray WB, Schneider AL, Marshall WK, Shelley KH, Taekman J, Vaduva S, Foster PA, Roeckel M. Implementation of cognitive science in anesthesiology education and training. ***Won First Prize for Best Exhibit

Murray WB. Introducing new residents to anesthesia ("Breaking in new residents"). Invited breakfast session lecture: Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA)

Murray WB, Foster PA, Schneider AJL, Robbins R. The new residents' first 3 days: measuring the efficacy of an introduction to clinical anesthesia with perceived self-efficacy.

 

Press Releases

Press Releases, News Coverage and Misc. Articles

 

2008

ABC Ch 27, WGAL TV-8, Patriot News, Hershey Chronicle, Lebanon Daily News, WHP-580 AM - Emergency Hypothermia Protocol demonstration with interviews.  9 January 2007

 

2007

ABC Ch 27 5:00 News - Juvenile Arthritis Foundation Day - patients and family members learning about medical procedures. 3 July 2007

 

2006

 

2005

 

2004

 

2003

 

2002

 

2001

Discovery Channel's Medicine in the 21st Century, 8 pm. Smart Tools. Producer Kirk Streb. 5 December 2001.

Central Penn Business Journal, page 1. Doctor develops simulators to train surgeons. Chirstina Olenchek. 5 October 2001.

Discovery Channel's Medicine in the 21st Century.  Emergency Medicine. Producer Kirk Streb. 3 October 2001.  8 pm.

BBC Television's Tomorrow's World. Virtual Reality 3D Medical Training Devices. Producer Steve Crabtree. 5 June 2001.

Penn State Medicine, 2001;12:11-15.  The Cutting Edge.  Tom Landry.

 

2000

Urology Times. Simulators key to minimally invasive surgery training. Larkin H. 28 December 2000.

NBC WGAL TV 8, 5:30 pm news. Healthy Living: Virtual Reality. Dr. Wanda Filer. 28 November 2000.

NBC WGAL TV 8, 5:30 pm news. Healthy Living: Minimally Invasive Surgery. Dr. Wanda Filer. 21 November 2000.

IEEE Spectrum, pg 26-31. The Virtual Surgeon. Sorid D and Moore SK. July 2000.

Inside Technology Training, pg 22-28.  Operation Learning. Kim Kiser. May 2000

Popular Mechanics, pg 50-52. Beating Heart Surgery. Jim Wilson. April 2000.

The Chronicle of Higher Education, pg 49-52. Teaching Surgery without a Patient:  Virtual-reality devices at Penn State and other medical centers let residents hone skills. Katherine S. Magnum. 25 February 2000.

 

1999

Computer Graphics World, pg 19-20. Getting the feel of Virtual Surgery. Mahoney DP.  October 1999.

WPSX-TV Channel 3. What's in the News: #2123 Virtual Reality. Katie O'Toole, Curt Parker,  Producer: Betsy Hutton. 5 March 1999.

Science Daily. Finding the learning curve when using a surgical force feedback simulator. 22 January 1999 (http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases\1999\01\990122073304.htm)

 

1998

Hershey Chronicle, p 5.  Robotic patient simulator teaches doctors about drug reactions. 25 November 1998

Medical Industry Today, Medical Data, Inc. Staff reports: simulator considered valuable by docs, researcher says. Toni Vranjes.  27 October 1998

Wired News, Wired Digital, Inc.  Drug-Testing Dummies. Kirsten Philipkoski. 23 October 1998

PSU College of Medicine Press Release #98-218. Human patient simulator used to assist physicians with introduction of new drug. Leilyn Perri, Steven Bortner.  19 October 1998

The PennStater, p 25-29. Pseudosurgery: VR - with virtual reality, not all of Hershey's patients are real. Mubarak S Dahir. May / June 1998

Metropolitan news, Durban, South Africa Newspaper. Simulator training for anaesthetists saves lives. April 1998

 

1997

CNN. Learning medicine from a dummy: computer 'patient' may save real lives. Dick Wilson.  (on TV and website, http://cnn.com/TECH/9710/16/t_t/patient.simulator/index.html)  16 October 1997

CNN. Virtual surgery takes the risk out of training. Dick Wilson. (on TV and website, http://cnn.com/TECH/9710/02/t_t/virtual.surgery/index.html)  2 October 1997

Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon PA, AP-ES-09-01-97 0008EDT.  Bronchoscopy: virtual reality meets medicine. Aliah D Wright (Associated Press writer).  1 September 1997

Associated Press Release APNP-08-31-97 1511EDT.  Virtual reality meets medicine. Aliah D Wright.  31 August 1997

The Scientist, The Newspaper for the Life Sciences Professional. 11(5):1,4-5. Computers add new twists to medical school training. Steven Benowitz. 3 March 1997

 

1996

Design News, Technology Bulletin, p 13.  Virtual hospital merges teaching, technology.  www.designnews.com.  9 September 1996

Science Camp.  Advertised in local newspapers. Reported in local newspapers and Vital Signs. August 1996

Lebanon Daily News, Lebanon PA, p 9-10 (includes front page header).  Virtual reality helping doctors learn new techniques at medical center. Howard Kolus.  10 June 1996

Hershey Chronicle, p 10. Hospital experience for Hershey high school juniors - PYAP. April 1996

Penn State Medicine, p 11-15.  "The Virtual Hospital": where teaching and technology meet. PSU College of Medicine Public Relations.  Steve Bortner and Deborah Steele Saline.  March 1996

APSF Newsletter. Loral simulator users and sites. Drs. Michael Good and Tammy Euliano. 1996

 

1995

Science Camp.  Advertised in local newspapers. Reported in local newspapers and Vital Signs. August 1995.

 

1994

Science Camp.  Advertised in local newspapers. Reported in local newspapers and Vital Signs.   August 1994.

Vital Signs. Anesthesia laboratory recognized for interactive computer training. 1994

Penn State Medicine, p 17-21.  Learning to fly: training a budding anesthesiologist is like training an airline pilot. SIB. March 1994

 

1993

PSU College of Medicine Press Release #226-93.   Anesthesia simulation lab trains residents. Deborah Steele Saline. 9 September 1993