Goodman Surgical Education Center


Goodman Surgical Education Center

The Goodman Surgical Education 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:

GSEC 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 Bio Engineering     


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


Instititute Director of Programs

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

Education Fellow

Edmund Lee, MD


Operations Manager & Fellowship Coordinator

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


Research Director

Sylvia Bereknyei-Merrell, DrPH


Education Fellow

Brittany Hasty, MD