Our Partners

SiTEL is part of the MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2), whose mission is to catalyze and create innovation that advances healthcare. MI2 focuses on learning, simulation training, information infrastructure, human factors engineering, technology commercialization and inventor services, as well as processes and systems of care delivery.


The MedStar Institute for Innovation (Mi2) catalyzes healthcare innovation that leads to fresh approaches to difficult problems, supports the development of tangible new methods and practices, and creates groundbreaking solutions in the domains of learning, simulation, information, human factors engineering, and technology.
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The National Center for Human Factors Engineering in Healthcare unites human factors engineers, industrial systems engineers, industrial and organizational psychologists, usability specialists, health services researchers, and clinicians. Together, they engage in applied safety science research and consulting to improve healthcare quality, efficiency, reliability, and safety.

Advisory Committee

We partner with distinguished colleagues and industry leaders to promote simulation-based training and provide safer environments for patients at MedStar hospitals. These include:
Jack Sava, MD, FACS
Director of Trauma
Associate Program Director of General Surgery

Tamika Auguste, MD
Director of OB/GYN Simulation
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Sangeeta Wood, MD
Director of the Simulation Program
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Jeffrey Dubin, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine

Burton Lee, MD, FCCP
Fellowship Program Director
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Sonya Malekzadeh, MD, FACS
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery