The Center for Critical Care and Trauma Education continually expands our work and achievements. 

We are proud to present the following news, articles, research and awards that our colleagues have produced and participated in.


Dr. Scalea celebrates 25 years as the leader of UMMC Shock Trauma

On January 4, 2022, Dr. Thomas Scalea celebrated 25 years leading University of Maryland Medical Center's Shock Trauma Center. UMMC and the greater Baltimore community recognized Dr. Scalea's accomplishments.

Simulation Center Studies



Gold Medal from the International Serious Play Awards

In September 2023, our colleagues from the first cohort of the Innovation Challenge were awarded a gold medal from the International Serious Play Awards for their impressive app, “Distress!”

Learn more about the team's award-winning project

Young Investigator Award from the Resuscitation Science – American Heart Association CPR

Afrah Ali, MBBS, Assistant Professor/EM Physician, is a recipient of the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the American Heart Association Resuscitation Science. Her abstract, titled "Simulation based assessment of trainee's performance in post-cardiac arrest resuscitation," won for CCCTE's sim-based work in post-cardiac arrest care.