MedStar Simulation Training and Education Lab (SiTEL) | MedStar Health

Comprehensive, leading-edge educational training enables accessible, safe, and high-quality health care. The MedStar Health Simulation Training & Education Lab (SiTEL) is focused on creating and delivering innovative and dynamic educational resources that equip the MedStar Health team with the knowledge and tools they need to make a measurable positive impact on patient care. At MedStar Health, we are committed to putting patients first—thanks to our training and educational resources, we can ensure we don’t try first on patients.

About MedStar Health SiTEL

As part of our mission to expand access to key educational tools, resources, and products, MedStar Health SiTEL provides hands-on learning opportunities, interactive online training, virtual high-fidelity simulation, and continuing professional education. The team creates hundreds of learning modules annually that are used across our health system and beyond. Fully accredited, MedStar Health SiTEL partners with professionals in all disciplines across the MedStar Health system to assess and meet their educational needs. As a key operation housed within the MedStar Institute for Innovation, our team is committed to advancing innovation in education.

We work closely with academic collaborators—including the MedStar Health Research Institute, the National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, the Georgetown University School of Medicine and School of Nursing and Health Studies, and the MedStar Health Office of Graduate Medical Education—and partner with distinguished colleagues and industry leaders through our advisory committee to promote learning and provide safer environments for MedStar Health patients.

MedStar Health SiTEL Learning Management System (SiTELMS)

SiTELMS is an online learning management system for MedStar Health associates managed by MedStar Health SiTEL. Programming is dedicated to a full range of specialties, required training, enrichment, and certifications. Accessible 24/7, it includes on-demand content, live training events, and simulations.

Certifications, accreditations, and affiliations

MedStar Health SiTEL provides a variety of certification resources, including American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care Training and National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) Training.

MedStar Health SiTEL is fully accredited by leading healthcare, education, and simulation organizations, including:

  • The Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH)

  • The American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEI)

  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Our team is proud to be affiliated with the following organizations:

  • American Heart Association

  • Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery

  • ACOG (American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists) Simulation Consortium

  • American Society for Anesthesiologists Simulation Education Network (SEN)

  • Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery

Expertise for engaging education

MedStar Health SiTEL designs and delivers educational and training resources across all disciplines and specialties throughout the MedStar Health system that are used by healthcare organizations in more than 40 states.

Our offerings are created within a diverse framework of expertise, including:

  • Clinical Education

  • Continuing Professional Education

  • Simulation

  • Learning Research and Design

  • Learning Technologies

  • Outreach

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