The Human Factor: Meet the New Patients in Simulation

The Human Factor: Meet the New Patients in Simulation

He can sense and respond to touch, look you in the eyes and exhibit real emotions. But this patent-pending simulated patient, developed by a team of UCF researchers, is not human. “One of the unique aspects of this new tool is its ability to bring humanity to simulation,” said Gregory Welch, a computer scientist and […]

UCF Clinic for Local Farmworkers Wins National Award for Interprofessional Education

A UCF collaboration that provides free healthcare to uninsured farmworkers in Apopka has received an inaugural national award from the U.S. Public Health Service and Interprofessional Education Collaborative. The two organizations selected UCF as the recipient of their first Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration Award that honors interdisciplinary healthcare teams that significantly impact […]

Nursing Simulation Expert Reelected to International Board

Simulation expert Laura Gonzalez, a clinical assistant professor at the University of Central Florida College of Nursing, has been elected for a second term as vice president of programs of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL). The INACSL is a community of more than 1,500 members in 13 countries dedicated to […]

Knight's Legacy Lives On

Before her death, Kailyn Jones was on the path to becoming a second-generation UCF alumna. She wanted to help people, especially children, as a physical therapist someday. Although her own dream will tragically remain unrealized, two other students will have help achieving theirs thanks to a scholarship established in Jones’ name. “Kailyn was such a […]