2013 Annual Meeting

SimWars Competition


What's a SimWar?

Participants competing in the 2012 SimWars competition

SimWars is an unscripted, simulated competition in which anesthesia teams work together to save the “patient” from an emergency situation. Following each simulation encounter, a panel reviews the scenario and debriefs the team, and the audience participates via an electronic response system. The result is an exciting, interactive event that engages not only the SimWars teams, but also the audience.

Plan now to participate in this year’s competition. Form a team with your OMS staff and colleagues and start coordinating your emergency response skills.

The SimWars competition will take place during day two of the Anesthesia Update preconference program at the 2013 AAOMS Annual Meeting. SimWars team members will receive complimentary registration to the Anesthesia Update!

Team Klaatu, 2012 SimWars winners

Entry Registration

The team registration deadline has passed. For more information about the 2013 SimWars competition, or if you are interested in serving as a substitute, contact the AAOMS Continuing Education and Professional Development Division at conteducate@aaoms.org or 847/233-4377.

Anesthesia Update for the OMS
Tuesday, October 8
8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday, October 9
7:30am - 12:00pm

The SimWars competition takes place on Wednesday morning.

SimWars-Only Badges Available On-site!

Limited seats are still available for the SimWars competition, and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. SimWars-Only badges, valid for attendance Wednesday, October 9, from 7:30am-11:00am, are $150 each and available on-site only. CE credit is available. To purchase, stop by the Registration Center at the convention center starting at 2:00pm, Tuesday October 8. Questions? Contact conteducate@aaoms.org or stop by the Registration Center in Orlando.