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The Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall

Sim Center

Our Mission

To develop, deliver, and evaluate clinical and inter-professional education and training activities for learners, faculty, and staff to enhance competence and strengthen collaborative practice across the continuum of care.

Our Vision

  • Provide a safe simulated environment for learning, where quality patient care is emphasized, through the utilization of evidenced based clinical decision making and evaluation methods.
  • Foster simulation research to improve healthcare education, processes and outcomes.
  • Cultivate relationships between disciplines and specialties to impact collaboration and mentor ship.
  • Create simulation based educational programs to assist in maintenance of certification, to improve and enhance the simulation community and to serve as outreach to professional organizations.
  • Develop and validate new innovations, skill sets and technologies.
  • Ensure high quality customer satisfaction through transparency, communication, efficiency and feedback.

Jointly operated by Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University School of Nursing and IU Health, the simulation center's mission is to provide a replica of the patient care environment where health care providers can learn to apply cognitive, psychomotor and affective skills in a interdisciplinary approach.

The vision for the simulation center is to instruct and facilitate learning while objectively measuring a learner's performance and competency in the health care environment.

Overview

Jointly operated by Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University School of Nursing and IU Health, the simulation center's mission is to provide a replica of the patient care environment where health care providers can learn to apply cognitive, psychomotor and affective skills in a interdisciplinary approach.

The vision for the simulation center is to instruct and facilitate learning while objectively measuring a learner's performance and competency in the health care environment.

Inside The Simulation Center

Dylan Cooper, MD
Executive Director
Phone: 317.963.7600 | Email Dylan

Julie Poore, DNP, RN, CHSE-A
Director of Operations
Phone: 317.963.7608 | Email Julie

Chris Weidman, BS, CHSOS
Simulation Project Manager
Phone: 317.963.7648 | Email Chris

Chassity Mays, BSN, RN, CHSE, CHSOS-A
Simulation Project Manager
Phone: 317.963.7663 | Email Chassity

Karen Schroedle, BA, CHSE
Standardized Patient Educator
Phone: 317.962.5592 | Email Karen

Leadership

Dylan Cooper, MD
Executive Director
Phone: 317.963.7600 | Email Dylan

Julie Poore, DNP, RN, CHSE-A
Director of Operations
Phone: 317.963.7608 | Email Julie

Chris Weidman, BS, CHSOS
Simulation Project Manager
Phone: 317.963.7648 | Email Chris

Chassity Mays, BSN, RN, CHSE, CHSOS-A
Simulation Project Manager
Phone: 317.963.7663 | Email Chassity

Karen Schroedle, BA, CHSE
Standardized Patient Educator
Phone: 317.962.5592 | Email Karen

Marian Gilhooly, MSN, RN, RN-BC, CNE
Indiana University School of Nursing Liaison
Phone: 317.274.3828 I magilhoo@iu.edu

Stacey Junger, MSN, NPD-BC, CPN
Indiana University Health Liaison
Phone: 317.963.1228 I sjunger@iuhealth.org

Liaisons

Marian Gilhooly, MSN, RN, RN-BC, CNE
Indiana University School of Nursing Liaison
Phone: 317.274.3828 I magilhoo@iu.edu

Stacey Junger, MSN, NPD-BC, CPN
Indiana University Health Liaison
Phone: 317.963.1228 I sjunger@iuhealth.org

Cindy Dillard
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 317.963.7606 | Email Cindy

Johnny Cartwright, BBA, CHSOS-A
Simulation Innovation Coordinator
Phone: 317.274.0285 | Email Johnny

Ryan Stambro, BS, CHSOS
Simulation Specialist
Phone: 317.963.7663 | Email Ryan

Sarah Tam, BA, CHSOS
Simulation Technician
Phone: 317.963.7654 | Email Sarah

Operations

Cindy Dillard
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 317.963.7606 | Email Cindy

Johnny Cartwright, BBA, CHSOS-A
Simulation Innovation Coordinator
Phone: 317.274.0285 | Email Johnny

Ryan Stambro, BS, CHSOS
Simulation Specialist
Phone: 317.963.7663 | Email Ryan

Sarah Tam, BA, CHSOS
Simulation Technician
Phone: 317.963.7654 | Email Sarah

Tim White
Information Technologist
Phone: 317.963.7600 | Email Tim

Information Technology

Tim White
Information Technologist
Phone: 317.963.7600 | Email Tim

Rodney Stepp
Email Rodney

Dempsey Arnold
Email Dempsey

Michael Davis
Email Michael

Karen Dutton
Email Karen

Brandon Alstott, CHSE
Email Brandon

Robyn Kenyon
Email Robyn

Kelsey Miller, CHSE
Email Kelsey

Staci McCrackin
Email Staci

Noel Outland, CHSE
Email Noel

Standardized Patient Trainers

Rodney Stepp
Email Rodney

Dempsey Arnold
Email Dempsey

Michael Davis
Email Michael

Karen Dutton
Email Karen

Brandon Alstott, CHSE
Email Brandon

Robyn Kenyon
Email Robyn

Kelsey Miller, CHSE
Email Kelsey

Staci McCrackin
Email Staci

Noel Outland, CHSE
Email Noel

The Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall was made possible in large part to Richard M. Fairbanks and the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.

Mr. Fairbanks was a leader and innovator in broadcasting who owned and operated numerous radio, television and cable television systems across the nation. During his involvement with WIBC radio station in Indianapolis, Mr. Fairbanks established the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network, which evolved into one of the largest radio networks in the world.

A successful and highly-regarded businessman, Mr. Fairbanks was deeply involved with professional, civic and cultural organizations. The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, established in 1986, supports not-for-profit organizations, programs, and projects primarily in Indianapolis.

In his later years, Mr. Fairbanks was a friend and benefactor of the Indiana University School of Medicine. He recognized the school as a source of medical innovation and as an economic engine for Indianapolis and generously supported its mission.

In 2006, the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation generously contributed $6 million toward the construction of this resource center. This gift ensures that medical students and health care professionals have access to world-class educational and training facilities. Fairbanks Hall is a collaborative partnership between Indiana University Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, and Indiana University School of Nursing. Fairbanks Hall opened in August 2009.

Our Facility

The Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall was made possible in large part to Richard M. Fairbanks and the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, Inc.

Mr. Fairbanks was a leader and innovator in broadcasting who owned and operated numerous radio, television and cable television systems across the nation. During his involvement with WIBC radio station in Indianapolis, Mr. Fairbanks established the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network, which evolved into one of the largest radio networks in the world.

A successful and highly-regarded businessman, Mr. Fairbanks was deeply involved with professional, civic and cultural organizations. The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, established in 1986, supports not-for-profit organizations, programs, and projects primarily in Indianapolis.

In his later years, Mr. Fairbanks was a friend and benefactor of the Indiana University School of Medicine. He recognized the school as a source of medical innovation and as an economic engine for Indianapolis and generously supported its mission.

In 2006, the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation generously contributed $6 million toward the construction of this resource center. This gift ensures that medical students and health care professionals have access to world-class educational and training facilities. Fairbanks Hall is a collaborative partnership between Indiana University Health, Indiana University School of Medicine, and Indiana University School of Nursing. Fairbanks Hall opened in August 2009.

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Simulation Center Floorplan

Floor Plan

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Simulation Center Floorplan
IU Health IU School of Medicine IU School of Nursing

Partners

IU Health IU School of Medicine IU School of Nursing
Stryker Anthem Hill-Rom
Storz swisslog Pediatric Surgical Associates
Wellpoint enovate medical BSA Life Structures
CBRE

Donors

Stryker Anthem Hill-Rom
Storz swisslog Pediatric Surgical Associates
Wellpoint enovate medical BSA Life Structures
CBRE