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Made in the Berkshires: Special effects wizardry makes medical models. The Berkshire Eagle October 22, 2016 - “…. Eric and Lisa Chamberlain, the husband and wife team who make their home in Stockbridge, founded the business in 1999. In fact, their company had a Hollywood beginning — like, right out of the movies — after adapting techniques they learned creating special effects for the film industry. The Chamberlain Group works with more […]
Repeat Practice Yields Repeated Success for TSDA Bootcamp 2016 October 7, 2016 - CHAPEL HILL, NC The Chamberlain Group Contributes to TSDA Bootcamp for 7th Consecutive Year and Overwhelming Success “The TSDA achieved its goal of providing incoming residents with an experiential foundation and hands-on practice in basic cardiothoracic operating skills so that they are better prepared to enter the CT surgery operating room at their home programs. […]
Chamberlain Group Receives AIM “Massachusetts Next Century” Award September 21, 2016 - In recognition of their contributions to the region’s economy The Chamberlain Group received a Next Century Award from the Associated Industries of Massachusetts. Lisa and Eric Chamberlain joined other local area industry leaders at a reception at Interprint Inc., Pittsfield MA. “AIM created the Next Century Award to honor the accomplishments of companies and individuals creating […]
Overcoming Hurdles to High Tech Success in the Berkshires May 25, 2016 - The Berkshire Edge Lack of broadband, training, transportation pose challenges for high-tech Berkshire firm by Heather Bellow Democratic state Senate candidate Adam Hinds visited The Chamberlain Group recently and spoke with Lisa Chamberlain to learn more about the challenges facing high tech businesses based in Berkshire County.
The Chamberlain Group Wins “Exporter of the Year” Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Massachusetts and North East Region Offices May 5, 2016 - BOSTON – The Small Business Administration (SBA) has named The Chamberlain Group the 2016 Exporter of the Year for Massachusetts and New England. “Lisa and Eric Chamberlain are saving lives with the products they create in the medical simulation industry,” said Robert Nelson, SBA Massachusetts District Director. “By working with the MSBDC and Massachusetts Export […]
Hollywood in the Operating Room, The New York Times, Science Times December 7, 2015 - Surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital have four minutes to save this gunshot wound victim. So how do residents learn such a risky procedure? With a little help from Hollywood. By EMMA COTT and BEN LAFFIN, Published November 9, 2015. Related Article “Artificial Patients, Real Learning “ By Karen Weintraub, November 9, 2015.
Artificial Patients, Real Learning. The New York Times, Health November 9, 2015 - By Karen Weintraub “BOSTON — The patient’s blood pressure had reportedly crashed in the ambulance; a gunshot wound had damaged the heart. In the operating room, a medical resident, Dr. Dan Hashimoto, slid a knife into the patient’s chest and sliced horizontally, from the sternum across the torso. He thrust his hand into the gash, […]
Surgical Sam Helps Train Boston Children’s Hospital Surgeons July 24, 2015 - By Jon Christian Globe Correspondent In an operating theater deep in Boston Children’s Hospital, surrounded by state-of-the-art medical equipment, a surgical team is on the brink of losing a young patient. Their goal was to locate and repair a perforation in the bowel, but something’s gone wrong: The liver is bleeding uncontrollably, and if they […]
Surgical Sam at IMSH 2015 featured in HealthySimulation.com March 3, 2015 - HealthySimulation.com explores the Surgical Sam baby from The Chamberlain Group at IMSH 2015 in New Orleans.
Surgical Sam, A Beating-Heart Mannequin, Takes the Stage June 20, 2014 - We often see medical magic in Hollywood, but it’s not often we see Hollywood magic brought into medicine. Now, Boston Children’s Hospital’s Simulator Program and special-effects collaborators at The Chamberlain Group (TCG) have done just that. Simulation has become a key component in team training, crisis management, surgical practice and other medical training activities. With […]