Welcome to the world of medical simulation! Medical and dental practitioners at the VAMC San Francisco learn how to perform a variety of procedures, from CPR to cardiac surgery, using life-like robotic simulations.
Richard Fidler is Director of Healthcare Simulation Programs at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. He also works clinically as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. He holds a PhD in Clinical Biomedical Monitoring Technology from UCSF, an MS in Acute & Critical Care Nursing from the University of Pittsburgh, and an MBA from the University of Virginia - Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.