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HSC is harnessing the power of simulation to teach medicine in a different way. Karen Meadows is the director of HSC’s Simulation Center an interactive, immersive space that offers virtual reality, augmented reality, robotic mannequins, hololens, and 3D simulated experiences. Students use this space of the future to confidently train for different healthcare situations in a safe atmosphere. The Sim Center also focuses on supporting public health by offering additional trainings around emergencies, natural disasters and new technologies to existing healthcare providers.