Category Archives: Publications

Columbia University Monthly Diversity Meeting

Every once in a while, professional partnerships are formed that transcend moves, changes in positions and university placements. One such partnership exists between CPR Director, Isle Polonko and Dr. Kellie Bryant, Executive Director of Simulation and Assistant Professor at Columbia School of Nursing. Dr. Bryant’s talent and ingenuity has always lead to creative programming and […]

CPR’s Managing Director, Richard Claflin’s, new publication finds the heart of the issue

I have just returned from a trip out west and as I catch up on work for this thriving company, I opened a link from our Managing Director, Richard Claflin.  I was blown away by the exceptional article he wrote for Education Update, online.  As Richard shared his story about his journey into this unusual […]

The How To’s of Reducing Student Anxiety and Creating Safe Space For Students

by Clinical Practice Resources Managing Director, Richard Claflin One of the things we all recognize as GTA/MUTA instructors is that we teach an uncomfortable subject that produces a lot of anxiety for learners who are new to performing gynecological, genital or prostate exams.  There’s no way around it: these examinations are filled with a lot […]

Wonderful Article From Colleagues in Ankara, Turkey

Post by Isle Polonko:  Over the many years I have been actively involved in GTA/MUTA education, I have had the privilege of working with some exceptional people.  The work that was completed with Melih Elcin, Professor at Hacettepe University in Ankara Turkey and his faculty was one of the most extraordinary of my entire career.  His […]