Dr. Carlson is Dean of the College of Health Professions, Associate Vice President for Clinical Simulation and a member of the physician assistant faculty. He received his PhD in Interprofessional Health Care Studies from RFUMS in 2012 and his Master’s of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Practice from RFUMS in 2001. Dr. Carlson also teaches in a number of University programs and is a member of the RFUMS Master Teachers Guild. His research interests focus on diagnostic reasoning behaviors, simulation-based performance assessment, the role of simulation in team training, and Interprofessional education.
Amy Pabst, M.D. practiced Family Medicine for fifteen
years in various venues before coming to work at RFUMS. Her experience
in clinical medicine helps with her role in the Education and Evaluation
Center where she writes cases for and helps train the standardized
patients. She also serves as a liaison between the EEC and the lab
sessions for the Essentials of Clinical Reasoning courses. She enjoys
working with students and has recently completed a
Masters in Health Professions Education.
Dr. Stout is Director of Simulation and a member of the physician assistant faculty. She received her BSN from Loyola University in 1980, graduated with distinction with a Masters In Nursing from North Park University in 2002, and received her Family Nurse Practitioner and DNP from DePaul University. Dr. Stout has worked over 32 years in multiple clinical areas and translational research. She maintains her role as a Family Nurse Practitioner and volunteers in a local hippa-therapy program. She enjoys working with students and is looking forward to continued growth of the RFUMS simulation program.
Mary earned her Bachelor of Music and Master of Fine Arts degrees from Florida State University. It was this background, and a high esteem for the medical profession that led Mary into the Standardized Patient world. Mary brings over 25 years of experience as an actress, vocalist, dancer, performing arts instructor, director/coordinator of theatrical productions, home health caregiver and standardized patient to the Education and Evaluation Center. Her SP credits include work at UIC, John Hopkins Hospital and most recently, here at RFUMS.
Cory received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1995. Over the past 10 years, Cory has combined medical education with his passion of the performing arts by immersing himself into the world of Standardized Patient Education. As an SP and Practical Instructor, Cory has worked at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University, Loyola University, University of Chicago, Midwestern University, Rush University and RFUMS. In addition to Standardized Patient work, he also brings experience and knowledge in Clinical Simulation as both Simulation Technician and Learner Ally. Cory joined the Department of Healthcare Simulation - Education and Evaluation Center in June of 2015.
Glenn studied Architecture for
two years and worked as a draftsman, but did not envision Architecture
as his calling and lifetime career. He worked for a short period as a
designer of architectural stainless steel and glass-etched products,
until he got enticed into the fantasy world of animation. He worked with
many of the cartoon shows for Hanna-Barbera (Flintstones), Warner
Brothers (Looney Tunes), and later for Disney (Goof Troops). Later in
his life his interest switched to electronics and computers. He worked
at CDW for three and a half years before accepting a position with the
EEC as AV / IT Coordinator.