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iEXCEL's Newsletter
Volume 6 Issue 3
May 2020
iEXCEL Reactivation
We are excited to share that iEXCEL will reactivate simulation activities beginning June 1, 2020. Your safety is our top priority as we resume in-person training within the Davis Global Center. We will continue to regularly evaluate the COVID-19 situation, and will adjust accordingly.

To learn more and contact the iEXCEL team, please click the button below. Thank you for your ongoing support and we look forward to working with you soon.

Pamela Boyers, PhD
Associate Vice Chancellor of Simulation, iEXCEL
May Recap
The iEXCEL team has remained busy both in and outside the Davis Global Center.

  • Training & Simulation
  • Conducted COVID-19 related training for 260 clinicians
  • Facilitated 4 research and development projects

  • Visualization
  • Created new training videos including pediatric nasopharyngeal swabbing procedure
  • Collaborated on virtual graduation commencement

  • Virtual Events
  • Hosted 7 live stream events
  • Reached 12,000+ viewers to date
SAGES Certification
  • The Davis Global Center was recognized as a certified Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) testing center

  • SAGES tests all general surgery residents and OB/GYN residents

  • The Davis Global Center is the only certified testing center in the region 
Upcoming Virtual Events
iEXCEL and SIM-NE continue hosting live events on June 10 :

Caring for the Caregiver
During the COVID-19 Crisis

This event will provide tools to recognize and cope with the stress of the current crisis, both for the emergency healthcare providers and their significant others. 
Featured Publications
Defence Global - May 2020 Edition
"Responding to COVID-19: Re-Envisioning Health Professions Simulation Training"
Defence Global - May 2020 Edition

Article by:
Pamela J. Boyers, Ph.D.
Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Benjamin Stobbe, RN, MPA
Click the button above to learn about iEXCEL resources and
how to plan your next training session today.

As always, thank you for your continued interest, support and engagement with iEXCEL. 
Sincere Regards – Pam Boyers, PhD, Associate Vice Chancellor, iEXCEL

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