On his best days, Charly Lockwood will do a little bit of everything. The dean of the University of South Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine might spend the morning doing research in the lab, afternoons seeing patients.
CAMLS is specifically designed for group training and education. The center offers resources including a virtual hospital and exam rooms, virtual reality simulators, high-fidelity human simulators and more than 250 actors trained as standardized patients, as well as a comprehensive array of general surgical equipment including booms and towers, in-house cadavers and an on-site vivarium.
CAMLS integrates simulation technology, aviation science, team training, and evidence-based best practices into innovative programs with measurable outcomes.
A slew of developments, some completed, others planned or under construction, have imbued Tampa with a sense of dynamism that most people here agree it sorely lacked. Even some of Bill Gates’s billions are in on the action.
USF partners with major organizations across Tampa to prepare for a mass injury event, such as a shooting or natural disaster, through the national “Stop the Bleed” program.