Media Advisory: UCSF Opens High-Tech Learning Center for New Era of Health Care

By Kristen Bole on January 18, 2011
WHAT:
TLC

UCSF is launching one of the nation’s first inter-professional, team-based simulation learning centers to prepare doctors, nurses, pharmacists and dentists together for the changing health care landscape.

Media are invited to attend the opening day of the center.

WHEN:

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Demonstrations

12:00 p.m. Dedication Ceremony

WHERE:

UCSF Parnassus Campus

Kalmanovitz Library, Second Floor

530 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco

WHO:

The Teaching and Learning Center is a signature project at UCSF and will serve as a core element of the campus’ ongoing efforts to foster collaboration among the health professions. The 22,000-square-foot center includes 12 high-tech classrooms and clinical exam rooms, 10 full body mannequin simulators, and telemedicine facilities. It will serve more than 2,500 students annually.


INTERVIEW, PHOTO AND AUDIO/VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES

Demonstrations of mannequin simulators, high-tech clinical exam rooms, and teleconferencing capabilities. UCSF leadership for interviews.

Media interested in attending, please RSVP to kristen.bole@ucsf.edu. On the day of the event, please contact her at 415-317-3652.  

UCSF is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care.