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Webinar Recording: Teaching with VR and AR

This webinar provides attendees a thorough overview of how Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality (MR) are being used in medical education.  It defines key terms, discusses relative strengths and weaknesses, and provides example use cases of each technology.  It reviews the evidence for VR in education and provides attendees with a sense of what’s coming next in this space in 5, 10, and 20 years. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

  • Define key terms around VR, AR, and MR technology as it relates to medical education
  • Describe the relative strengths and weaknesses of VR, AR, and MR as educational modalities and discuss how each are being used in medical education currently with specific examples
  • Provide a view into the future of XR technology in medical education

Ryan Ribeira MD MPH

Assistant Professor, Stanford Medical School

Assistant Medical Director, Stanford Hospital


Disclosure: CEO & Founder, SimX VR Medical Sim (per ACCME Standard’s for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education, software and game developers are “eligible” companies)


Intended Audience

This activity is designed for physicians and other health care professionals who have an interest in incorporating VR and AR into medical education. 

Recording Details
This webinar is a recording of a live webinar from August 17, 2021. 
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on Aug 17, 2025
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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