The Serious Games Association (SGA) is primarily a not-for-profit volunteer driven transnational society registered in Singapore. This professional organization represents interests in serious games and game technology. The SGA is also a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) where we are uniquely positioned to influence the delivery of games for health care, education and training.
The SGA’s objectives are scientific and technological as well as educational and literary. Within the field of serious games and game technology, SGA’s aims are to encourage research and application of knowledge, and to disseminate information and promote collaboration. The ways in which we disseminate information include: organizing conferences and competitions. The ways in which we promote collaborations is through networking programs, workshops and partnerships with other professional groups.
The SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Medical Simulation (SIMS) is one of Singapore’s largest simulation facilities with a comprehensive range of simulation modalities, cutting-edge technology, and training programmes.
SIMS is also the first and largest healthcare simulation institute in Singapore and Southeast Asia to have achieved full accreditation across four campuses by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), the leading healthcare simulation accreditation body in the world. The accreditation formally recognises SIMS’ excellence in healthcare simulation in accordance with international industry standards in the areas of Assessment, Research, Teaching/Education and Systems Integration.
SIMS is committed to delivering quality simulation training by providing a safe and supervised environment for healthcare professionals to sharpen their clinical skills towards mastery. With a rich legacy in clinical education, SIMS aims to be the leading global institution in medical simulation, pushing frontiers in patient safety.