Funding Models for a Surgical Simulation Center

  • Jennifer A. CalzadaEmail author
  • Farrah Leland
Part of the Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation book series (CHS)


In this chapter, we will explore general themes for funding, discuss opportunities for cost savings, and review advanced funding options. There exist many sources of funding, both internal and external, and this chapter will give an overview of the most common sources with the discussion of pros and cons and relative difficulty of securing each source.


Funding Finances Philanthropy Grants Fees Certifications Endowments Cost savings Patents Licenses Contracts 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tulane University School of MedicineTulane Center for Advanced Medical Simulation and Team TrainingNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH), Department of SurgeryUniversity of Washington MedicineSeattleUSA

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