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Giving to the SIM Center

Center for Simulation and Technology

Giving to Sim Center
Opportunities exist to name rooms within the facilities. The Centers themselves may also be named through a substantial gift.

Today’s medical education requires the use of sophisticated technologies to assure student and physician competency.  In the summer of 2008, VCOM – Virginia opened the Simulation and Educational Technology Center at the Knollwood building. The Center includes six simulation teaching theaters, six exam rooms, three surgical suites, dedicated classroom and support space. With the opening of the campuses in Spartanburg, South Carolina and Auburn University VCOM now has one of the largest centers (across campuses) in medical education.

The centers educate medical students, residents, and physicians in patient care skills from patient interviewing and partnering to physician skills in managing complex cardiac emergencies.

The VCOM Centers now also offer special training programs for the community physicians, paramedics, nurses and others involved in health care.  The programs within these centers improve the quality of health care, assist in the prevention of medical errors , and promote new technologies for bringing this health improvement to all, including rural areas and small communities.

Your gifts will allow VCOM to reach more of these communities and further technology.  Many opportunities exist, including naming rooms within the centers, or actually naming the center on each campus with a major gift.

To name a space or create an endowment in support of VCOM's Simulation and Technology Education Center, please contact:
Thim Corvin
Vice President for College Development and Alumni Relations

2265 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
tcorvin [at]

C. Tyler Corvin
Director for Development and Alumni Relations
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine – Carolinas Campus
350 Howard Street, Spartanburg, SC 29303
ctcorvin [at]