Dr. Hahn receives 5-year $1.6M R01 grant

Dr. James Hahn
November 28, 2017

Physicians have less than 30 seconds to intervene when a newborn baby is having trouble breathing. They must quickly place a tube through a baby’s mouth and into the windpipe—a common procedure medical students aren’t adequately trained to do successfully during residency, some experts say.

A team of cross disciplinary George Washington University researchers, in partnership with Children’s National Health System, were awarded a five-year $1,590,931 grant for their plan to develop a virtual reality training program that will improve pediatric medical resident training and better simulate a real-world medical emergency.

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