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Visiting a Training Center for Future Doctors and Nurses, This Week on Sound Medicine

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Sound Medicine reporter Sandy Roob visits the Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall, which is jointly operated by Indiana University School of Medicine and School of Nursing, and Clarian Health. Medical and nursing students work with high-tech mannequins that respond like real patients in an effort to gain experience and reduce medical errors before they enter doctor’s offices and hospitals. Host Barb Lewis will speak with the center’s director, Scott Engum, M.D., associate professor of surgery at the IU School of Medicine.

This week’s Sound Medicine “Checkup” will explore “phantom” vibrating cell phones with Paul DiZio, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University.

Find archived editions and other helpful information at the Sound Medicine website.

Sound Medicine is produced by the Indiana University School of Medicine in conjunction with WFYI Public Radio. The show is underwritten by Clarian Health, IU Medical Group and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Reports on Primary Health Care topics are sponsored by Wishard Health Services.

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