Women & Infants Hospital
Providence, RI 02905
P: (401) 274-1122, ext. 41449
The Simulation Program is located on the zero level of the main hospital. Call Jai-Me Potterrutledge, Simulation Project Coordinator at (401) 274-1122, ext.41449 to discuss opportunities.
Jesse Bender III, MD
G. Jesse Bender III, MD, FAAP, co-director – Dr. Bender is a neonatologist with more than ten years of program development in simulation based medical education. He serves as co-chair of the Technology and Standards Committee for the International Pediatric Simulation Society, as well as Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator and reviewer with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. As founding co-director of the Care New England Simulation Program, he transformed a vision of deliberate practice into a vibrant force embedded in our operational culture for patient safety, quality improvement and risk management. Dr. Bender created TESTPILOT-NICU (Transportable Enhanced Simulation Technologies for Pre-Implementation Limited Operations Testing) to improve systems readiness and staff preparedness before significant alterations in health care delivery paradigms. He is principal investigator on AHRQ funded “Generalizing TESTPILOT” to study such implementations across a spectrum of care delivery structures, simulation experience and magnitudes of culture change.
Kyle J. Wohlrab, MD, FACOG
Kyle Wohlrab, MD, co-director – a fellowship-trained urogynecologist at Women & Infants, Dr. Wohlrab specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery using minimally-invasive techniques. He is committed to training future physicians and oversees the ob/gyn resident physician curriculum in urogynecology. Dr. Wohlrab is an assistant professor (clinical) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and member of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.