Goodman Surgical Education Center


The Goodman Simulation Center at Stanford provides education to residents, fellows, practicing physicians, medical students and allied health professionals.

The Goodman Simulation Center is a Level 1 American College of Surgeons Accredited Educational Institute.  The center is aptly supported by:

The Founder:
Thomas M. Krummel, MD, FACS –Emile Holman Professor, Susan B. Ford Surgeon-in-Chief at Stanford Children's Health, and Professor, by courtesy, of Cardiothoracic Surgery and of Bioengerneeing 


The Director:
James N. Lau, MD, FACS - Director of Stanford Education Institute/Goodman Surgical Education Center, Director of the Core Clerkship in Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Associate Program Director of the Stanford Surgery Residency


The Institute Director of Programs:
Dana Lin, MD - Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Stanford.  Director of programs, Stanford Education Institute/Goodman Surgical Education Center


The Goodman Center Research Scholar:

Sylvia Bereknyei-Merrell


The 2017-2018 Surgical Education Fellows

  • Brittany Hasty, MD
  • Edmund Lee, MD

The Operations Manager, Fellowship Coordinator:
Kristen Kayser –Operations Manager, Fellowship Coordinator Goodman Surgical Education Center/ Administrator, Stanford Educational Instutite


The Administrative Associate:

James N. Lau, MD, FACS, Goodman Center Director

Edmund Lee, MD

Kristen Kayser,

Operations Manager, Fellowship Coordinator

Dana Lin, MD

Director of Programs

Brittany Hasty, MD

Sylvia Bereknyei-Merrell, Goodman Research Scholar