STAR Center
Frequently Asked Questions

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  Who are our current users?

Our current users include both internal and external students, residents, fellows, faculty and staff.

  What types of usage are there?

We are able to host CME course work, disaster training sessions, patient safety training, medical error prevention training or remediation, healthcare training across disciplines, team rapid response simulations and more. Please feel free to contact our staff in the event that you would like to discuss creating an event. Our staff is very knowledgeable in development and organization of events and they are always willing to assist as requested.

  What are the different types of Simulations?

The different types of simulation that we have here in the STAR Center include high-fidelity physiological mannequins, Virtual Reality simulators, birthing simulators, heart and lung sound simulators, and various task trainers. Please see a complete list of simulators and task trainers available in the STAR Center on our Resources page.

  What are the different types of Simulators and Task Trainers?

To see a complete list of STAR Center simulators and task trainers we have available, please reference our Resources page.

  What's a Standardized Patient?

A Standardized Patient is a person that portrays a realistic case for the medical students to interact with as if they were in an actual practicing medical situation.   This helps the student practice their history taking, physical exam, and communication skills.  Please reference our Standardized Patient Program page.

Contact Us

STAR Center
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-4600

STAR Center Location

We are located on the 2nd floor, north end of the Medical Education Building of the Medical College of Wisconsin. If you would like to take a tour or check out our facilities, please contact us at (414) 955-4600.

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