Department of Urology

March 13, 2019

Dr. Robert Sweet Receives Achievement in Medical Technology Gold Award for WISH and CREST

Encapsulation of article by Seattle Business Magazine, photo by Hayley Young

UW Urology’s Dr. Robert Sweet recently received the Seattle Business Magazine’s Gold Award for Achievement in Medical Technology. The award recognizes Dr. Sweet’s contributions to the field of healthcare simulation. _P5A7857_UW-MEDICINE-WISH2

Dr. Sweet, Executive Director of WAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) and the Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technologies (CREST), has lead dramatic scientific advances by each of the two related, but separate health care simulation programs.

“What’s exciting now,” Dr. Sweet says, “is that simulation science in health care is transitioning from sort of being fringe and ‘nice to have’ to being part of the true culture of health care.”

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