How We Do It
The Gordon Center’s operational and functional impact to save human lives is powered by its Life-Save-Cycle. Our Cycle consists of our three continuously evolving and interconnected disciplines: SIMULATION, INNOVATION, AND EDUCATION. As each discipline progresses and builds momentum, it empowers our individual healthcare professionals’ skills and our multi-disciplined teams’ capabilities. Additionally, it powers a more comprehensive integration of our resources that result in our ability to deliver highly effective outcomes-based initiatives that save more lives with greater efficiency.
The Collective Impact
Our Life-Save-Cycle allows THE GORDON CENTER to continuously adapt, evolve, and scale the impact of our positive-outcomes based initiatives to save more human lives. Its impact on our culture is evident in our relentless pursuit of excellence in our academics, teaching, training, publishing, and quality care. It empowers the effectiveness of our people’s competencies and decision-making skills. It’s strengthens our clinical environment to elevate life-saving outcomes. And, equally important, it has allowed THE GORDON CENTER to scale its intelligence/insights through its simulation, innovation and medical education reach worldwide.
It Lives Everywhere
Our CYCLE reflects our mindset and lives at the heart of THE GORDON CENTER. It permeates every aspect of our culture. It impacts the way we develop and implement our protocols and processes, courses, and programs, and how we ultimately deliver services. It also inspires higher utilization of our resources, directs our strategies, and drives excellence, quality, and integrity throughout our professional community. It energizes our sense of urgency, readiness, and action-oriented responsiveness required in mission-critical settings.
An Evolving System
We function as a living, evolving, and growing system that reduces human error and patient interaction time to save more human lives at fewer costs to both patient and provider. Indeed, it is the underpinning of our core belief that medical education is a collaborative, experiential, and evolving Life-Long-Learning process.
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25th Anniversary of the First There First Care Conference & Gathering of Eagles Honoring the Past, Connecting the Present, Developing the Future. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Daily Dispatch reports Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Blackhearts Use Realistic Simulations To Practice Life-Saving Skills
It’s Healthcare Simulation Week, which is meant to highlight professionals who use simulation practices to improve safety, efficiency and effectiveness of their jobs. In light of this, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Blackheart Extrication Team and the University of Miami Gordon Center for Simulation teamed up to give an inside look at the type of work they […]
September 15, 2020 – CBS4’s Karli Barnett shares an inside look at the work put on by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Blackheart Extrication Team.
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Practice makes perfect, as they say, and that is no different for our first responders. When seconds can make the difference in a life-saving effort, it is vital they are prepared.
Members of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Team Blackheart demonstrated their skills at the Fire Rescue Training Center on Tuesday morning, as part of National Healthcare Simulation Week. The Blackhearts, Technical Rescue certified MDFR firefighters, have participated in global competitions and garnered numerous awards, including a first place finish in the 2019 Florida Extrication Challenge. National Healthcare […]
CBS4’s Karli Barnett shares an inside look at the work put on by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Blackheart Extrication Team.
Gordon Center and Department of Defense Conduct Study to Train Military Healthcare Professionals Remotely
The Gordon Center was honored to conduct a research study sponsored by the Department of Defense (DOD) to evaluate technology to train military medics and healthcare professionals remotely.
Originally posted at MiamiHerald.com by Al Diaz on August 6, 2020 Coral Gables Fire Chief Marcos de la Rosa, speaks to the media at the War Memorial Youth Center in Coral Gables regarding for COVID-19 tests of first responders on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
Originally published at miami.cbslocal.com on August 6, 2020 by STEVEN “GOLDIE” GOLDSTEIN MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Coral Gables and Hialeah have set up COVID-19 testing sites for frontline workers. At the Coral Gables site, the University of Miami was administering two types of tests for Coral Gables Police and Fire Department personnel. It’s all on a […]
Originally published at Local10.com on April 16, 2020 HIALEAH, Fla. – According to the Florida Department of Health numbers, Hialeah has the second highest positive coronavirus from test results in the state of Florida. With the number of cases continuing to be on the rise, Hialeah’s fire department wanted to find out which of its firefighters have […]
Originally published at NBCmiami.com on April 16, 2020 The testing will help identify if the virus is in any members using a finger prick system A firefighter’s union in Miami-Dade County has secured rapid testing for its members amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with the information being used for a study by the University of […]
Originally posted by Hallie Brown on Tue, Feb 04, 8:02 PM at KFYR TV Health care providers and paramedics from all over North Dakota came together today to receive Life-Saving Stroke Training. Gordon Center for Simulation and innovation is bringing life-saving stroke training to North Dakota. Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS) is the name of […]
First responders carry a victim to safety during an active shooter training. Volunteers playing victims wore fake blood and makeup. Local law enforcement and first responders participated in a new training method for active shooter events at Gulf Coast State College, North Bay Campus on Jan. 8, 2020.
The Gordon Center to Partner with Coral Gables Fire Department, Specialty Telehealth Systems and Local Hospitals to Help Patients with Life Threatening Emergencies
MIAMI, FL (December 19, 2019)…. As the new year begins, the Gordon Center for Simulation and Innovation in Medical Education at the University of Miami, will embark on a new collaboration with Coral Gables Fire Department, Specialty Telehealth Systems, and area hospitals to better diagnose and care of patients of life threatening emergencies. This new […]
SOUTHPORT, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – An active shooter situation is not a situation any first responder wants to find themselves in, but Panama City emergency personnel are preparing nonetheless. Active shooter training was held at Gulf Coast State College’s North Bay Campus. Both law enforcement and fire/EMS participated in the training, learning the best tactics for dealing […]
Monroe County and the Gordon Center’s Heart Attack program saves man’s life
Monroe County and the University of Miami Gordon Center are teaming up to get help quickly for people in the Keys who are suffering medical emergencies.
A joyful musical celebration of the life and legacy of Michael S. Gordon, M.D., Ph.D. was hosted by Mrs. Lynda Gordon, the GCRME and the Frost School of Music on October 12, 2018
Tallahassee’s police and fire departments recently learned how to provide basic medical care interventions during the chaotic first few minutes of an active shooter situation.
The Gordon Center trains Florida Keys’ first responders in new techniques for Active Shooter Hostile Events
Instructors from the Gordon Center went to the Florida Keys to train members of Monroe Fire Rescue, Islamorada Fire Rescue and the Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department to work with local and federal law enforcement officers during live drills inside the old Plantation Key School.
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