Intentional Simulation Center Leadership: Tactics for Sustainability Course

This course has been postponed until further notice.

Intentional Simulation Center Leadership: Tactics for Sustainability Course

April 20-22, 2020
Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS)
124 South Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602


This innovative 3-day course presented by USF Health, OSF Healthcare System, CAMLS and Jump Simulation will focus on:

  • Enhancing advanced operations; strategic planning and prioritization; funding sources
  • Developing a value demonstration framework and research infrastructure; needs and financial analysis
  • Sharpening effective leadership practices; negotiations; stakeholder engagement
  • Strengthening marketing and communications; internal and external branding; social media

Monday, April 20, 2020

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM Session Topics to Include:

  • Reflections on Sim Leadership
  • Individual EQ
  • Financial Analysis
  • Organization Needs Analysis
  • Negotiations
  • ROI Model

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Session Topics to Include:

  • CQI In Simulation
  • Recruitment and Retention
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Branding
  • Social Media
  • Media Presence
  • Prioritization of Education & Programs

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

8:00 AM – 1:00 PM Session Topics to Include:

  • Research Enterprise & Research Agenda
  • Strategic Planning
  • Funding Sources

Target Audience:

Individuals interested in and responsible for simulation operations outcomes and sustainability

Overall Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, the participant should be able to:

  • Reflect on opportunities for leadership in their simulation center
  • Implement the tactics for sustainability of their simulation programming

Activity Director:

Phillip Wortham MBA, BA, CHSOS
Director of Operations and Technology

Lisa Barker, MD FACEP
Director of Education Division, Jump Simulation
Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, UICOM-P


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Registration Fees:

$1,995.00 per person.

Registration includes course meals, program materials and certificate of completion.

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be requested in writing via fax to 813-224-7864 or email to, and received by April 6, 2020 in order to receive a refund.  A $50.00 cancellation fee will be assessed to cover administrative costs. There are no refunds for no-shows or for cancellations received after April 17, 2020. Substitutions are welcome without penalty.


Register here.


  1. Pay by Credit Card Online: A payment confirmation will be emailed to the participant.
  2. Pay by Check: After registering online, a payment voucher with instructions will be emailed to the participant.  Registration will not be confirmed until payment is received.

Please Note: Payment will not be accepted onsite.


There is not a group room block held for this course. For hotel recommendations close to CAMLS, please visit Downtown Tampa Hotels

Equal Opportunity and ADA:

USF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Institution

For Questions, Concerns and Feedback:

Please contact the activity coordinator listed below, or contact