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Dr. Warren Wiechmann, associate dean, Educational Technologies

 At the division of Educational Technologies, we're rethinking medical education to make it more interactive and innovative.

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Sue Ahearn, director, Clinical Skills Center

The Clinical Skills Center’s activities revolve around our Standardized Patient Program, which allows medical students to learn through carefully simulated patient interactions.

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Cameron Ricks, MD, Director of Medical Education Simulation Center

The Medical Simulation Center provides a unique opportunity for students and residents to practice patient care and decision-making in a safe learning environment without any risk to patient lives.

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J. Christian Chris Fox, MD, director of instructional ultrasound

Ultrasound is creating a point-of-care revolution in medicine, says UC Irvine's Dr. J. Christian Fox.

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Educational Technology

The use of technology is having a profound effect on the way that teachers teach and students learn, and UC Irvine's School of Medicine is at the forefront of this evolution in blended learning.

The Division of Educational Technology is dedicated to enhancing the medical education experience through innovation and the promotion of new technologies.

With our iMedEd Initiative, UC Irvine became one of the first in the nation to bring physician training into the 21st century with an interactive and fully digital first-year medical school curriculum built around the iPad. The program is designed to foster highly individualized and small-group learning for a richer medical school experience.

Our objective is to continue to lead the charge, offering students and faculty world-class technological support and the most cutting-edge methods of teaching and learning available.