The Steadman Philippon Research Institute’s Surgical Skills Laboratory is a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of Vail, CO on site with the Steadman Clinic at the Vail Valley Medical Center. Our conveniently located laboratory allows participants the opportunity to practice among our extremely knowledgeable physicians and also experience an incredible destination and the many activities within Vail Valley and the pristine surrounding areas.

In Vitro Preparatory Room

Adjoining the Surgical Skills Laboratory is our preparatory room, which includes ample storage for surgical instruments and freezer space. The dishwasher aids in sanitizing equipment after use, while the stainless steel countertop and fume hood provide a safe and simple working space.

Surgical Skills Lab

  • 10 State-of-the-Art Arthroscopic wetlab stations
  • Custom drop down ceiling panels for each station containing water, suction, electricity, & Audio/Visual capabilities
  • 10 Fully equipped arthroscopic video towers
  • Ample freezer storage for cadaveric tissue
  • Large sinks and dishwasher with steam generator for instrument cleaning
  • Fume hood and efficient ventilation for a safe and sanitary environment
  • General handheld Instrumentation
  • Audio Video capabilities allowing participants to view demonstrations on monitors within the lab, conference rooms and dissection area
  • Teleconference capabilities between conference room and laboratories
  • Various size conference room’s for all your lecture and meeting needs
    Small conference: seats 10-12 individuals
    Medium conference room: seats 15-18 individuals
    Large conference room: 50-60 individuals

Complete Course Management

Steadman Philippon Research Institute’s staff will organize and coordinate all aspects of your medical education course needs to provide you with a seamless experience. We will arrange and coordinate everything from catering, to ordering, and managing all of your cadaveric specimen needs. Additionally, we will make sure you are fully equipped with all of the necessary tools and equipment providing you with a very professional, enjoyable, one-of-a-kind experience.

To simplify your efforts and save valuable time we have created an electronic scheduling request form allowing you the convenience to schedule your event by filling in one document. Please click the green tab, “reserve surgical skills lab” to complete a lab reservation form. Upon completion of the lab reservation form we will provide you with an estimate within 48 hours. We look forward to having the opportunity to host your next surgical skills event.

Course Management Includes

  • On-site Catering
  • Video recording capabilities for distribution
  • Great hotel packages
  • Full set-up and cleaning
  • Complete cadaveric specimen services

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