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Dr. M. Susan Scanlon, MD, Amita Health St. Alexius Medical Center, and Intuitive Surgical invite leading high school students interested in surgery, technology, engineering, and robotics to participate in a unique Robotic Surgical Event for High School Students. One goal for this event is to inspire students to find their passion in the field of science and technology.

Participants will leave the event with an understanding of the history of surgery and

how technology has advanced the field of surgery over the years. 

Robotic Surgical Event

  • Test drive a state-of-the-art Davinci Surgical Robot

  • Test your skills with surgical and robotic simulators

  • Learn to suture and tie surgeon's knots 

  • Interact with robotic surgeons and surgical nurses

  • Join in a contest for "best surgeon"

 Robotic Surgical Event 

Amita Health St. Alexius Medical Center

1555 Barrington Rd. Hoffman Estates, Il

  • 96 high school juniors and seniors will participate

  • 4 Student Leaders will teach activities

  • 8 students will win surgical skills contests

  • Fun & informative event for all!

Hands on surgical suturing

Test drive the robotic simulator

Test your skills with surgical simulators

Learn to tie surgeon's knots

In the News

Compete for "best surgeon"

Hands on with Davinci surgical robot

Interact with robotic surgeons

Use state-of-the-art surgical simulators


"Wow...what a great experience for my students! They truly enjoyed it and were thankful for the opportunity to do some hands-on practice.

Thanks again."

Kathy C.

Coordinator, Experiential Medical Chemistry

Rolling Meadows High School

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