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Simulation and educational opportunities at the Earl SAIL Center

by Medical Staff Office on September 19, 2013

The James and Sylvia Earl Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning Center (SAIL), is a world-class medical simulation and training facility in the Health Sciences Pavilion at AAMC. The Center serves not only the medical profession but also provides tours and educational opportunities for area school children, the community, patients, families, and organizations dedicated to healthcare improvement and patient safety. Here are a few upcoming events at the Earl SAIL Center:

  • Orthopedics Cadaver Lab: September 24
  • OB/GYN Simulation Training: September 26
  • Patient Care Technician Education: September 27
  • Women’s Conference and Tour: October 16
  • GYN Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Cadaver Lab: November 1
  • Breast Surgery Lab: November 1
  • Biomedical and Allied Health Students from Anne Arundel County Public Schools and Glen Burnie High School Tours: November 15 and December 12

What kinds of simulation and learning opportunities can the Earl SAIL Center offer you and your team? Contact Ann Casamento, RN, simulation coordinator, at x4880 or

Providing Young Athletes with Sports Physicals

by Medical Staff Office on August 2, 2013

On July 20, Othropaedic and Sports Medicine Center completed nearly 120 sports physicals during an event designed to prepare local high school athletes for the upcoming school year. The day included physical examinations, concussion baseline testing by AAMC Outpatient Rehabilitation, and functional screenings which help determine a patients, range of motion and muscle strength and overall flexibility. Thanks to the following Medical Staff members who participated: Pat Czapp, MD; Deon Edgerson-George, MD; Gillian Lowe, MD; Stephanie Martin, MD; Sarah Jamieson, MD; Marc F. Brassard, MD; Jeffrey Gelfand, MD; Cyrus J. Lashgari, MD; James H. MacDonald, MD; Chad M. Patton, MD; and Daniel E. Redziniak, MD.