Owner/Director, Clinical Skills USA, Marietta, GA
Scott George, MLIR is Executive Director of Clinical Skills USA, Inc., which he founded in 2004 as a support organization for the referral of Standardized Patients, Gynecological Teaching Associates and Male Urogenital Teaching Associates. His organization presently serves over 50 medical, nursing and physician assistant schools in the U.S. CSUSA additionally supports the training and skills assessment of forensic evidence collection skills for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs), and other sexual assault first responders. Mr. George is additionally employed with the National Board of Medical Examiners and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates where he has worked since 2002 as a Standardized Patient Educator in the administration of the USMLE, Step 2 CS. Mr. George began his training career in 1978 with over twenty five years of senior corporate management and training experience with H.J. Heinz Co, The Travelers, Southcorp, and Zemex Corporation. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Men’s Health Network and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators.
Mr. George is a founding member of IGMA, the International GTA MUTA Association and sits on the Board of the organization. He has collaborated with Isle Polonko in the administration of a grant project in 2010 that provided foresnic evidence collection kit training to medical Residents, the results of which were instrumental in the current trends to utilize GTAs in simulation for forensic evidence collection kit training. Scott’s work as Member Liaison on the Board of ASPE, the Association of Standardized Patient Educators, sought to provide communication and networking opportunities between SANE program directors and local GTA programs. He founded the Sexual Assault Networking and Education Task Force as part of his work which was housed under the GTA MUTA Special Interest Group at ASPE. Mr. George has presented dozens of workshops and collaborated in the development of protocols for use of GTAs and MUTAs in SANE and SAFE training. Scott George is recognized as a leader in the field of GTA MUTA education and his untiring work in the field as postively impacted the methodology across the United States and abroad.