Author Archives: Isle Polonko

Virtual GTA Review Session at West Virginia University

During this time of crisis and programmatic shut downs, many programs and Universities are exploring the possibilities of virtual GTA and MUTA labs to meet student curriculum requirements. This is a difficult prospect. At its core, the intention of GTA MUTA programming is to create safe space where learners can participate in a live, hands-on […]

Need for a GTA MUTA Organization Specific to Professionals in the Field

Clinical Skills exam room

IGMA, the International GTA MUTA Association is a new organization in the field of simulation. The Association of Standardized Patient Educators, ASPE, is an organization dedicated to live patient simulation. The Society of Simulation in Healthcare, SSH, is an organization that supports the advancement of simulation in health care with a focus on the technology […]

Announcing the formation of IGMA, the International GTA MUTA Association

Gynecologic Teaching Associate providing instruction to female learner

It is finally here! Years in the making, but the International GTA MUTA Association is open and ready for membership. IGMA is the official association for professionals working in the field of GTA MUTA programming. Akin to sister simulation organizations such as SSIH, AMEE and ASPE, IGMA will provide those working in the field of […]