Working Group Mission Statement and Objectives


To establish simulation as a pillar in education for women’s health through collaboration, advocacy, research, and the development and implementation of multidisciplinary simulations-based educational resources and opportunities for Obstetrics and Gynecology.


  • To develop standardized curricula available to all residency programs.
  • To develop standardized teaching and evaluation methods practiced and validated by Working Group members, to ensure the efficacy of simulations education.
  • To  provide validation of  simulations-based education (as a useful teaching strategy) for developing and improving surgical skills, clinical skills, and behavioral skills with a focus on patient safety and the performance of high-quality surgical procedures.


Anne Arnold
Simulations Liaison



American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188