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The Grainger Center for Simulation and Innovation has a distinguished tradition of research and educational scholarship that contributes to improved patient care delivery and enhanced patient safety.  As a premier simulation center and powerful teaching resource, GCSI continues to improve the design, implementation and evaluation of simulation-based education and training.


Wild, Bridget M., Alisa McQueen, Ernest Wang, Joseph Hageman (Eds). Pediatric Simulation Handbook. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers; 2020.

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications

Jani P, Wild B. Simulation in Pediatrics: A Learning Lab for Education, Quality Improvement, and Patient Safety. Pediatr Ann 2021 Jan. 50 (1): e13-e18. doi: 10.3928/19382359-20201214-01

Garofalo NA, Pellerite M, Goodstein M, Paul DA, Hageman JR.  Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse (SUPC): One Newborn Death is One Too Many: Current Concepts. Neonatology Today 2019; 14 (2): 1.

Garofalo N, Pellerite M, Newkirk A, Noto J, Filler LE, Smith MM, Hageman JR. An Innovative Educational Program for the Prevention of Sudden Unexpected Postnatal Collapse (SUPC) of Newborns. Neonatology Today 2018; 13 (11):1.

Salzman DH, Watts H, Williamson K, Sergel M, Dobiesz V, DeGarmo N, Vora S, Sharp LJ, Wang EE, Gisondi MA. A Multicenter Collaboration for Simulation-Based Assessment of ACGME Milestones in Emergency Medicine. Simul Healthc. 2018 Oct;13(5):348-355. doi: 10.1097/SIH.0000000000000291. PMID: 29620703

Rodriguez, N., Pellerite, M., Hughes, P., Wild, B., Joseph, M., & Hageman, J. Video Corner: An Acute Event in a Newborn. NeoReviews, 2017; 18: e717-e720.

Selected Abstracts & Presentations

Cane R, Iyer S, Schied J, Laguarda R, Jameel A, Wild, B. “Where there is no Sim Center: In-situ Pediatric First Action Simulation Training (PedFAST) prepares multidisciplinary provider teams for inpatient pediatric emergencies in a community hospital.” Pediatric Hospital Medicine; Buena Vista, FL turned virtual due to Covid-19 Pandemic. 2020. Poster Presentation.  

Wild, B, Aitchison P, Lee E, Houg S, Jani P. “Think FAST (First Act Simulation Training): A Multidisciplinary First
Five Minutes Pediatric Emergency Simulation Program.” IMSH Society for Simulation in Healthcare; Los Angeles, CA, January 13-17, 2018. Panel Presentation.

Wild B, Aitchison P, Houg S, Ward C, Wartak J, Wang E. “Pediatric FAST (First Act Simulation Training): A First Five Minutes Multidisciplinary Approach to Pediatric Emergencies.” IMSH Society for Simulation in Healthcare; Orlando, FL, January 28-February 1, 2017. Poster Presentation and Professor’s Rounds.

Elam T; Rodriguez, N; Wild, B. “Neonatal First Act Simulation Training (NeoFAST).” Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA. May 6-9, 2017. Poster Presentation.

Wild B, Mayberry L, Pellerite M. “Home CaRE: Simulation Based Home Caregiver Readiness Education for Discharge of Medically Complex NICU Babies.” Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA, May 6-9, 2017. Poster Presentation.