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"
Interested in Participating?
Robotic Surgical Event 2019
October 22, 2019
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
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"Wow...what a great experience for my students! They truly enjoyed it and were thankful for the opportunity to do some hands-on practice.
Coordinator, Experiential Medical Chemistry
Rolling Meadows High School