With a background in biomedical engineering, Dr. Sande’s
interests lie at the intersection of technology and medicine. She has
been involved in simulation-based educational research and the use of
simulation as a means of proof-of-concept for novel technologies. Dr.
Sande employs high-fidelity mannequin simulation to train students, physicians,
nurses, advanced practice providers, and interdisciplinary teams. She has
shared her expertise as a consultant with health organizations
internationally. She has spent additional time taking graduate medical
education and research coursework.
Dr. Sande’s area of interest is educational innovation as it
applies to the field of medical simulation. Her work uses simulation as a
platform for innovation in medical education and device design, as ultimately
both benefit patient safety.