SPECIAL EDITION – USF Health In the News: Center for Advanced Learning and Medical Simulation

USF CAMLS Grand Opening Program on CTTV (City of Tampa Television)
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CAMLS grand opening on WFTS – ABC Action News
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USF hopes Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulations will have global reach
WTSP 10 News
USF says the $38 million Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation is the largest of its kind, with 90,000 square feet under one roof.
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USF Hopes Surgery Center Will Have Global Reach
The Ledger (Featured in more than 81 news outlets including: The Miami Herald, WTSP 10 News, and WDTN)
The new $38 million Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation Center, which covers a half block in downtown Tampa, will certainly benefit USF med students, but it’s also expected to draw around 30,000 health professionals from around the world every year to hone their surgical skills.

USF hopes surgery center will have global reach 
Associated Press
Medical simulators for training doctors are not new, but University of South Florida officials say they’ve built the largest dedicated simulation facility under one roof.

Simulator Hits New Medical Training High
MedPage Today
A new $38-million education and simulation training center at the University of South Florida in Tampa is “the teaching center of the future,” the university’s cardiology chair told MedPage Today in this exclusive video interview.

Future of surgery in operation today
Tampa Tribune (editorial)
Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, says CAMLS already has gotten the attention of CEOs around the country. “We’re looked at now as the place where tomorrow’s health care is happening,” Klasko says.

USF unveils CAMLS high-tech medical training center
Tampa Tribune
It’s a great leap past the “see one, do one, teach one” form of medical education, said Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine.

USF CAMLS’ opening draws national recognition
Tampa Bay Business Journal
The facility also represents a revolution in health care, said Dr. Stephen Klasko, chief executive officer of USF Health and dean of the USF Morsani College of Medicine.

USF’s downtown training facility makes its debut
Bay News 9
“This is the first center in the country that’s partnered with people from around the world to look  at how we assess the technical and teamwork competence of physicians,” said USF Health CEO Dr. Stephen Klasko.

CAMLS grand opening brings prominent guests
The Oracle
CAMLS, which has been open since February, trains all levels of professions in the health field though simulations and teamwork building, said Laura Haubner, medical director of the Virtual Patient Care Center.

USF Health’s center for training and evaluating health professionals sets standards for quality care
PhysOrg.com
CAMLS will lead the way to a transformation of how health professionals are trained and assessed across America,” said Dr. Stephen Klasko, CEO of USF Health and dean of the USF Morsani College of Medicine.

Otto: No brass knuckles? No axes?
Tampa Tribune (column)
Finally, it’s hard to quantify the importance of today’s grand opening of USF Health’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation. The $38 million, 90,000-square-foot center is said to be a world-class facility for simulation training.

Future of surgery in operation today
The Tampa Tribune
The University of South Florida Health’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation will bring the city, in the mayor’s words, “exactly the kind of jobs we want.”

Transforming Healthcare
USF Magazine
CAMLS marks an important new chapter not just for USF Health and the Tampa Bay community, but also for how health education and evaluation are performed across America,” says Dr. Stephen Klasko, dean of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and CEO of USF Health.
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University of South Florida takes the wraps off CAMLS
Tampa Bay Business Journal
University of South Florida officials showed off the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation to about 100 invited guests Wednesday night.

 USF’s CAMLS hosts women’s healthcare forum
ABC Action News
“We’re looking at what’s different for caring for women. Then we’re going to simulate that in the virtual patient care center, so people from around the country and even the world, will be able to use best practices in how women are handled,” said Dr. Stephen Klasko, USF Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine.

USF offers surgeons a way to study by smartphone
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
At the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation, leading surgeons provide cutting-edge, hands-on training for advanced surgical procedures — robotic, computer-assisted, and image-guided — in a “virtual hospital.”

USF’s new downtown Tampa medical simulation center is opening for business
Tampa Bay Times
All this, well before the University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, or CAMLS, even opened its doors.

USF’s unique medical training center
WTVT
“This facility allows training of health-care professionals in a real-life learning lab. Everything looks like what you would see in a state-of-the-art facility,” explains Dr. Deborah Sutherland, CAMLS CEO.

USF learning lab opens
The Tampa Tribune
The Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, or CAMLS, looks a lot like a modern hospital: from a bevy of examination rooms to a pharmacy to 39 surgical stations.

CAMLS offers high-tech medical training
The Oracle
CAMLS is built to an “unprecedented scale,” as it encompasses a city block facing Franklin Street in downtown Tampa, and provides students, heath professionals and health staff a training and research center limited “only by (one’s) imagination,” said Dr. John Armstrong, a trauma surgeon and CAMLS chief medical officer.

A future of seamless patient care takes shape in Tampa
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
“Health care has been a single-person sport,” said Stephen Klasko, dean of the College of Medicine. “Now we’re going from golf or tennis to football.”

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