VirtuOHSU Program Director
Donn Spight, MD Patricia Southard Elena An
Medical Director Administrative Director Program Director
Several of the Department of Surgery faculty members are instructors for VirtuOHSU
Dr. Karen Deveney, Professor of Surgery, is the VirtuOHSU Education Director, a role that is in conjunction with her role as Residency Program Director for the . Dr. Deveney has been at OHSU for twenty-one years.
Dr. Karen Kwong, Assistant Professor, is the Medical Student Clerkship Director at OHSU. She is a general surgeon at the Portland VA Medical Center and she along with Dr. Karen Deveney teach the Communication and Ethics curriculum.Dr. Kwong has been at OHSU for over six years.
Dr. Kim Lu, Assistant Professor, is a Board Certified Colon and Rectal surgeon in the General Surgery Department. Dr. Lu is the VirtuOHSU instructor for colonoscopy simulation for the surgery residents.
Ms. Patricia Southard, Associate Professor, is an attorney and a registered nurse and is the Administrative Director for VirtuOHSU . Ms. Southard has been at OHSU for 23 years and before coming to the Department of Surgery, she was the Administrative Director of Trauma, Chief Nursing Officer, Senior Associate Hospital Director and interim Hospital Director.
Dr. Donn Spight, Assistant Professor, is the VirtuOHSU Medical Director. He completed a minimally invasive fellowship at OHSU in 2006 and was then recruited to join the faculty. Dr. Spight is the instructor for laparoscopic skills labs.
Dr. Slate Wilson, Adjunct Professor, recently retired from active clinical practice and now is a VirtuOHSU instructor for open skills laboratory for the surgery residents and medical students.
Several OHSU faculty members from other Departments serve a critical role within the VirtuOHSU network.
Dr. Daniel Guillaume, Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery, is responsible for the development of a simulation curriculum in the Department to be implemented within the VirtuOHSU network.
Dr. Jeanne-Marie Guise, Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is a recognized leader in obstetrical simulation with an emphasis on outreach education. She is the recipient of numerous grants in the area of simulation.
Dr. Robert Hart, Associate Professor, is the program director in the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation. Under Dr. Hart's leadership, a simulation curriculum is being developed in the Department.
Dr. Michael Seropian, Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Peri-Operative Medicine, is the current Treasurer and a Board Member of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and Director of Simulation Services for the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Seropian serves as a member of the OHSU Simulation Governance Board.