CMS Holds Spanish Faculty Retreat in Potes, Cantabria, Spain

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The Center for Medical Simulation’s Institute for Medical Simulation celebrated a milestone this weekend with the first faculty development retreat for its Spanish-language simulation instructor courses.  The collaboration among the Virtual Hospital Valdecilla, in Santander Spain, Fundación INSIMED (Bogotá, Colombia), and the Center for Medical Simulation promotes excellence in healthcare simulation design and debriefing for Spanish speaking clinician educators world-wide.  Meeting this weekend in Potes, Cantabria, Spain, faculty from the three institutions developed skill in peer-to-peer debriefing feedback, principles for working together as a community of practice and course designs. 

Pictured below are Demian Szyld (IMS and New York Simulation Center for the Health Sciences), Robert Simon (CMS), José Maestre, (IMS and Virtual Hospital Valdecilla), Guillermo Ruiz-Ortiz, (INSIMED – Instituto de Simulación en Medicina), José Luis Rábago (Virtual Hospital Valdecilla), Alejandro Martinez (Virtual Hospital Valdecilla), Ignacio del Moral (IMS and Virtual Hospital Valdecilla), and Jenny Rudolph (CMS).