MED Intern Curriculum, Part I

This course utilizes case-based simulation training for all Department of Medicine interns to introduce them to clinical management principles and protocols at MGH. Communication training is also included. There is an emphasis on how to understand and safely work within …

LL Community Outreach

Community outreach simulation offers interactive medical simulation to the public to provide greater transparency into common patient conditions and the medical management that occur frequently during hospitalization. By engaging the public in "hands-on" medical simulation, the program aims to improve …

EM Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Training

This course is designed to assist Emergency Department Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners in becoming familiar with common procedures in the ED. Learners will be introduced to set up, patient positioning, sterile fields, handing and disposal of equipment, risks and …

RAD Contrast Reaction

This course uses didactic and hands-on simulation training to teach MDs, RNs, NPs, PAs, and Technologists how to respond to adverse contrast reactions, by learning to identify specific types of reactions and radiologic emergencies, and to select and implement the …

PEDI PICU Team Training

Each week the multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses and respiratory therapists in the pediatric intensive care unit participates in in situ, simulation-based team training exercises to improve their ability as a team to successfully manage critical events that occur in …

CARDIAC SURG Perfusion Curriculum


PEDI PICU Fellows Training

Once a month, pediatric critical care fellows participate in a variety of simulation-based learning opportunities ranging from procedural skills workshops (i.e. chest tube placement, management of the difficult airway, CVL placement) to leadership training employing high-fidelity manikins and simulated critical …

SURG Resident Skills Training

A series of sessions for surgical residents to learn, practice, and improve a variety of surgical skills.

PEDI Intern Curriculum

In the first year of the pediatric longitudinal simulation curriculum, PGY1 residents are placed in simulation cases that reflect situations in which they would realistically find themselves, including being the first responder in the ED and on the wards. The …

PEDI Senior Curriculum

In the final year of the pediatric longitudinal simulation curriculum, senior residents are placed in simulation cases that reflect situations in which they would realistically find themselves, including leading codes and being the first responder in the NICU. The cases …

MED Junior Curriculum

The junior curriculum provides more advanced training in the management of acute hospital events and in more complex patients. There is a focus on leadership skills. A technique known as Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice, where simulation cases are stopped frequently …


The SAGES Fundamentals of Endoscopic SurgeryTM (FES) program is a comprehensive educational and assessment tool designed to teach and evaluate the fundamental knowledge, clinical judgment and technical skills required in the performance of basic gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic surgery (endoscopy). Our …

SURG Clerkship

Introductory course to introduce the medical student to clinical concepts of general surgery. This course combines simulation of basic surgical procedures and lecture-style education on core concepts of surgery pathophysiology.

PEDI Skills Training

A series of sessions designed for pediatric residents to learn, practices and improve a variety of clinical skills.

MGH Center for Gun Violence Prevention

The Center for Gun Violence Prevention is a multidisciplinary initiative at Massachusetts General Hospital dedicated to preventing firearm-related violence and promoting safety in the homes and communities of the patients we serve.

MED Resident Skills Training

This course provides deliberate practice opportunities for residents to review, practice, and improve key skills needed for patient care.

ANES Intern Curriculum


CARDIAC SURG Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner Training

This course provides PAs and NPs in the Cardiac Surgery service opportunities to routinely practice procedural task commonly encountered in the clinical setting.

ANES Pre-Attending Bootcamp


PACU APP Curriculum


ANES Pediatric Resident Skills Training

This orientation curriculum includes skills training using partial task trainers to orient new resident to skills, such as intubation of an infant, IV placement, and caudal block placement. Learners also may participate in case scenarios, such as an airway management …

OBGYN Clerkship


PEDI Clerkship

The subinternship in Medicine at MGH is designed to provide students with a wide exposure to common medical problems with an emphasis on increased responsibility for patient care. The primary focus is for learners to gain knowledge and experience in …

EM Clerkship

Learners participate in small group simulations demonstrating the essentials of the diagnosis and management of essential diseases, such as pulmonary embolus, massive GI bleed, or STEMI.

PEDI Junior Curriculum

In the second year of the pediatric longitudinal simulation curriculum, PGY2 residents are placed in simulation cases that reflect situations in which they would realistically find themselves, including being the first responders in the PICU and the delivery room. The …

ANES Student RN Anesthetist Training



FLS is a comprehensive web-based education module that includes a hands-on skills training component and assessment tool designed to teach the physiology, fundamental knowledge, and technical skills required in basic laparoscopic surgery. Our goal is to provide surgical residents, fellows …

LL OB-CRICO Team Training

This course for labor and delivery teams focuses on improving crisis resource management team skills, including event management, improved communication (directed, closed-loop and encouraging/inviting speaking-up), and clinical management of two uncommon but challenging obstetric emergencies.

MED Allergy-Immunology

This program focuses on the guidelines and management of anaphylaxis in the clinical setting.

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ANES CABG Training

This program will take residents through the steps of an open cardiac surgical procedure from induction of anesthesia through aortic cannulation. The goal for this training is to help residents understand what is actually happening and how to anticipate complications …

ANES Faculty Development

With modules on a variety of topics, Anesthesia physicians have the opportunity to review and practice various clinical procedures frequently encountered, become for familiar with new or less-frequently deployed equipment, and improve skills.

ANES Resident Curriculum

This course provides a variety of sessions for Anesthesia residents to learn, review, and practice necessary skills.

ANES TTE/TEE Curriculum


ANES-Research-Apollo Hood


ANES-Research-Clinical Decision Support Tool








CARDIAC SURG Nurse Training

This course provides a variety of simulation-based training sessions for Nurses in the Cardiac Surgery Department to learn, review, and practice necessary skills.


Simulation-based team training for the professional teams that contribute to the initiation of ECMO.

CARDIAC SURG Practical Skills

On-demand practice sessions for clinical skills development, for physician assistants and nurse practitioners on the cardiac service.



Cardiac Surgery -- Edwards


ECOTE Clinical Teaching and Education Research Seminars


EM & SURG Resident Training

This course provides deliberate practice opportunities for residents in Emergency Medicine and General Surgery to improve collaboration through interdisciplinary trauma team training.

EM Disaster Preparedness Training

This course is designed for members of MGH emergency response teams to practice the management of crisis situations with significant contaminant impact. Using a variety of cases, participants will practice how to clinically manage a critically ill patient, while wearing …

EM Faculty Development


EM Faculty Development -- CME

In many fields, the development and maintenance of expertise is grounded on the concept of “deliberate practice.” These are typically active tasks that allow for immediate feedback, are structured by an expert teacher, and provide iterative opportunities for guided improvement. …

EM Fellows Procedural Training


EM In-Situ Team Training

In-situ simulation training events are conducted within the Emergency Department as scheduling permits. Brief scenarios are made available to inter-professional groups, including RNs, Attendings, Residents and other ancillary staff while they are on shift. Cases are immediately followed by an …

EM Procedural Sedation

This course is an element of the privileging process in the MGH Emergency Department. All attending staff and selected nursing staff will complete traditional on-line training and participate in two simulation cases to become familiar with the techniques and protocols …

EM Resident Curriculum


EM Resident Sim Shift

Using an immersive simulated ED experience, PGY1 residents learn to manage 7 essential high-risk cases, under direct faculty observation, during a "simulation shift." Each case will require patient admission in which the resident will pass off the virtual patient using …

EM Resident Skills Training

This course provides deliberate practice opportunities for residents to review and improve key skills needed in the Emergency Department.

EM Unbiased De-escalation Curriculum


EM Updates Conference

Emergency Medicine Updates is a long-standing MGH conference providing cutting edge lectures and hands-on didactics for community practitioners.



HMS Capstone


HMS Courses


LL & Harvard University Undergraduate Programs

Students in the Harvard University Undergradute Programs

LL & IHP Simulation Training for Physician Assistant Students

This series of activities introduces the participant to simulation as a teaching tool and basic management of a simulation session. The course is offered in three segments: online pre-readings, seminar discussions, and hands on workshops with education and simulation specialists. …

LL Central Line Protocol

A course of instruction for insertion of central venous catheters via the internal jugular vein using ultrasound guidance. The course covers techniques and equipment, and prepares learners to recognize and treat potential complications commonly associated with this procedures.

LL Danvers Simulation

The MGH Learning Laboratory collaborates with colleagues at Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care (Danvers) providing both on-site and TeleSimulation simulation-based training opportunities.

LL Faculty Development

This course is designed to support the development of a core group of Learning Laboratory instructors and debriefers. Led by expert simulation educators, the sessions of this course address a variety of topics to help Lab instructors develop and continuously …

LL Multidisciplinary OR Team Training

This program is a multidisciplinary operating room team training with simulation program using full, active OR teams with the goal of creating a stronger culture of safety in the OR. The overarching goal of the program is to move operating …

LL NSMC Pediatric Simulation


LL OR Team Training

In this course, multidisciplinary teams, including residents from Surgery and Anesthesia and OR staff, learn to react to and manage crisis events in the OR. In scenarios focused on such issues as airway crisis management, malignant hyperthermia, or massive trauma …

LL Ultrasound-Guided Central Line Placement: Practicum and Pitfalls -- CME

This course in central line placement will include didactic review of the indications and contraindications, along with discussion of the procedure and materials/equipment utilized for central line placement. The hands-on component will include review of the ultrasound equipment and practice …

LL York Hospital (ME) Simulation

The MGH Learning Laboratory collaborates with colleagues at York Hospital in York, Maine to provide both on-site simulation-based training opportunities.

LL-PEDI Emergency Care Practicum: Life Saving Interventions, Surgical Tasks & Techniques (Life-STAT) - CME

When faced with a critical medical emergency, pediatric providers must be able to rapidly assess the patient, and be prepared to intervene with life-saving care, including invasive surgical procedures. These actions must be performed decisively and skillfully. Among these life-saving …

MED Cardiology Fellows Training

This course is a series of special topics for new Fellows in the Cardiology Fellowship.

MED Cardiology Research

Special topics in Cardiology.

MED Clerkship

Simulation teaching cases to complement students' ward-based learning and didactic curriculum during the IM clerkship.

MED Faculty Development


MED GI Fellow Curriculum


MED Global Health

Medicine residents will explore how social factors and systems contribute to health disparities; examine local and global programs working for health equity; review different career models of physician leaders engaging in health equity and build pragmatic clinical skills to care …

MED Hospital Medicine Faculty Development

Hospital medicine clinicians encompass a diverse background of clinicians including certified NPs, PAs and physicians. This course offers training to assist with onboarding and orienting hospital medicine clinicians to the variety of systems of care offered at MGH to assist …

MED Hospital Medicine Unit Nurse Practitioner & Physician Assistant Student Training

This course provides NP and PA students rotating on the Hospital Medicine service with opportunities for deliberate practice of acute clinical scenarios and common procedures encountered during their clinical rotation. With modules on a variety of topics, rotating students have …

MED Intern Curriculum, Part II

The second part of the intern curriculum runs during the Spring. There is a focus on critically-ill patients, peri-codes, and codes with ACLS. There is increased focus on leadership skills in acute events.

MED Intern Orientation

A case-based approach to introduce Department of Medicine Interns to clinical management principles at MGH.

MED Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellows Training

The course provides the first year trainee in pulmonary & critical care medicine with a simulation experience for 1) vascular access, including central lines and intraosseous line, 2) thoracentesis, 3) bronchoscopy, and 4) the use of ultrasound as it relates …

MED Resident Training


MED Rural Health Procedure Curriculum

Rural health practitioners need a broad-based set of cognitive and procedural skills to meet the needs of low-income populations with limited health care access. In this course, we aim to teach relevant procedural skills to early-career rural primary care providers …

MED Senior Curriculum




NEPHROL Fellows Skills Training


NEURO Clerkship

A simulation experience for clerkship students to review the management of two neurologic emergencies – stroke and seizure -- as well as gain experience with lumbar punctures.

NEURO ICU Fellows Curriculum


NEURO Nurse Practitioner Curriculum

This course provides a variety of sessions for Nurse Practitioners in the Neurology Department to learn, review, and practice necessary skills.

NEURO Resident Curriculum

This simulation-based course is designed to introduce junior neurology residents to a series of neurologic emergencies. Small groups of residents participate prior to their first ED shift or ICU night shift to help them develop the critical thinking skills and …

NEUROSURG Resident Skills Training

This course introduces junior neurology residents to four neurologic emergencies – “Stroke and administration of tPA”, “Cerebral Hemorrhage and Coma”, “Status Epilepticus and New Brain Mass” and “Management of ICP.” Junior residents currently receive only didactic teaching as part of …

NICU NP Curriculum


NURSING-Guarracino Research

Evaluating the Perceptions of Critical Care Nurses on the Simulation-Based Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Re-Certification Course

OBGYN Resident Skills


OMFS Intern Orientation

This course is designed for OMFS residents to develop competence in the understanding of the indications for and the implementation of essential skills needed for an anesthesia rotation and the management of medical emergencies, e.g. starting IV’s, LMA use, ETT …

ONCOL Nurse Practitioner Training

This course provides a simulation-based orientation of new Oncology nurse practitioners. In several general medicine cases. participants will learn how to manage common medical scenarios that occur on the Oncology inpatient wards, to recognize pending clinical instability of inpatients, and …

ORTHO Intern Orientation

This course on hip and knee arthroplasty begins with a three-day didactic session learning the principles of arthroplasty and the basic surgical technique in arthroplasty. An additional day, outside of the MGH Learning Lab, applied the learned principles doing arthroplasty …

PCS Physician Assistant OR Training

This program serves as the orientation for Physician Assistants to policies, practices, and procedures at the MGH.

PEDI Emerson TeleSimulation

Pediatric providers at community hospitals are expected to respond to a myriad of pediatric emergencies, yet most feel uncomfortable and unprepared to do so given the rarity with which they are faced with such emergencies. In this collaboration between Mass …

PEDI In-Patient Unit Training

These sessions are conducted on the Pediatric patient floors and provide an opportunity for the care teams to practice procedures and enhance skills in the delivery of safe and efficient patient care.

PEDI Intern Orientation

This orientation is a case-based approach program to introduce Department of Pediatrics Interns to clinical management principles at MGH.

PEDI MEEI Team Training

This collaboration between Mass General and the Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary allows clinicians and ancillary staff from both institutions to practice coordinated responses to mock code and other emergency medical situations.

PEDI Newborn Family Unit Training

This program provides a variety of training and practice opportunities for the development of new and routine clinical skills in the Newborn Family Unit.

PERIOP SERV Skills Training

This program accommodates training needs for all clinicians and staff in the OR when new procedures and/or products are introduced, tested, or implemented.

RAD Interventional Radiology Training

Interventional Radiology is a procedure based unit that uses an array of products using image guidance. This program enables Fellows, Residents and Technologist the opportunity to become familiar with these products in a simulation setting.








FUSE, is an educational program comprised of an interactive web-based multimedia-enhanced didactic curriculum and an online multiple choice cognitive exam. The program is being designed to certify that a successful candidate has the demonstrated knowledge fundamental to the safe use …

SURG Intern Orientation

A basic introductory course for all Surgery Interns to various surgery-related tasks and skills, including suturing, airway management, catheter placement, IV placement, and laparoscopic instruments.

SURG PACTS Curriculum

The cultural dexterity curriculum, known as PACTS (Provider Awareness Cultural Dexterity Toolkit for Surgeons) focuses on developing cognitive skills to adapt to individual patients' needs to ensure personal, patient-centered surgical care.

SURG Physician Assistant Procedural Training


SURG SICU Procedural Training


SURG SICU Team Training

A in-situ multidisciplinary training program for team members in the Surgical ICU designed with cases addressing high-risk/low-frequency medical events in that unit. This program emphasizes the need for role clarity during critical events in the ICU, encourages team members to …

UME Principal Clinical Experience

The Principal Clinical Experience (PCE) provides a clinical base for exposure to the broad disciplines of medicine and experiences essential to credentialing as a licensed physician.

UME Procedural Skills


UROL Resident Skills