Marin Science Seminar Presentation: “” How do physicians learn to diagnose and treat common life threatening medical conditions? Increasingly, simulation and robots are being used. Drs. Hirsch and Wallace will discuss and demonstrate some of these advances in medicine. They will share the wonders of simulation using life-like robotics in medicine. (WARNING: People with heart disease should not sit in the front row.) (December 5, 2012) Download the flyer here.
Dr. Hirsch is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at UCSF and a staff anesthesiologist at the VA Medical Center SF (VAMCSF) and San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH). As Director of the Anesthesia Simulation Program at VAMCSF Dr. Hirsch organizes weekly simulation sessions for anesthesiology residents. At the SFGH Simulation Center, he participates in the simulator lectures for first year medical students, residents and anesthesia providers for MOCA recertification. He completed his MD and PhD at Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany and his anesthesia residency at UCSF.