Artistry in Anatomy, Berkshire Magazine August 1, 2019 - A Couple Schooled in Special Effects Make Their Mark in Medical Models -By Evelyn Battaglia INSIDE a nondescript building on the stretch of Main Street connectingGreat Barrington with Sheffield is a bustling enterprise where thousands of intricate mimetic (“imitative”) medical models have been designed, manufactured, and shipped across the U.S. and to more than 50 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Chamberlain Group pleased to again participate in TSDA’s Annual CT Surgery Boot Camp July 26, 2012 - CHAPEL HILL, NC — For the third consecutive year, Chamberlain Group was honored to contribute their Heart Case Trainer as part of the curriculum for Boot Camp, at the invitation of program director Dr. James Fann, MD, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Stanford University. Read the release from TSDA Boot Camp here.
Tactility Face Validity Study Poster February 24, 2012 - Trial results of Baystate Medical and The Chamberlain Group collaborative development of high-fidelity simulated human tissue for surgical training. View Poster
The Chamberlain Group Featured in The Boston Globe February 21, 2011 - “A Cut Above: Surgery Meets Silicone” by Marion Davis, Globe Correspondent February 21, 2011. Read the article here. View the slideshow “From Hollywood to Hospitals” here. (Free registration required).
The Berkshire Eagle: Realistic Surgical Models Saving Lives January 8, 2011 - Realistic surgical models saving lives Read the article: Read Article
Chamberlain Group Sponsors the TSDA Third Annual CT Surgery Boot Camp July 8, 2010 - 32 Residents Gather for Hands-On Training July 8-11, 2010 The Thoracic Surgery Directors Association (TSDA) hosted the third annual cardiothoracic surgery Boot Camp July 8-11, 2010 in Chapel Hill, NC. The program, developed by TSDA and funded by an educational grant from the Joint Council on Thoracic Surgery Education, Inc. (JCTSE), provided resident participants with […]