Department of Family Medicine Professor, Paul Paulman, M.D., is the principal investigator of the $5.5 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to use mobile, high-tech simulation trucks to provide training opportunities on life-saving procedures for rural emergency medical providers and hospitals.
Here is an update from the SIM-NE team and their current focuses:
Securing space for each truck.
Meeting with local leaders at each site to discuss the program.
Received a set of mannequins and equipment to outfit each truck.
Awarded $62,500 grant from Women Investing in Nebraska.
Department of Family Medicine Assistant Professor, Jennifer Liu, M.D., was named the 2016-17 chair of the faculty advisory board for the SHARING clinic.
SHARING is UNMC’s student-run clinic that provides high-quality, low-cost health care to those in need. SHARING’s faculty advisory board offers support and guidance to the interprofessional students involved.
“I’m excited to be working with the student to help promote and support their mission. They are a passionate group and are the ones that are doing most of the work – providing care, managing the clinic, and raising funds,” Dr. Liu said.