Community Service and Tours

We offer educational outreach programs for professionals and students in the local Palo Alto area. You are welcome to arrange an educational visit to learn about CAPE and our continuing endeavors to improve the safety, efficiency and effectiveness of patient care provided by those who respond to pediatric and obstetric emergencies. Please contact us at (650) 724-5307 or

Professional Group Presentations & Tours

On a select basis, CAPE offers one-hour presentations and tours to professionals interested in learning more about CAPE and its relevance to the state of affairs regarding safety, training, human performance, human factors and technology in the healthcare industry. 

Packard 101 Mini-Internship Program

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford brings community and business leaders to the hospital for an intensive day of shadowing medical and allied health care professionals. Packard 101 interns round with health care professionals in a variety of areas, including CAPE. During a one-hour presentation, CAPE's founder and director Lou Halamek, M.D., shares his vision of a healthcare system where simulation-based training and research are integral components.

High School and College Student Trainees

Individual students may have the opportunity to learn more about the field of medicine and simulation as a training and research methodology by joining CAPE as a Student Trainee.  Most often a summer position but offered year-round, trainees are currently enrolled high school or college students who are at least 16 years of age seeking an unpaid experience that benefits their learning.  CAPE IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW STUDENT TRAINEES

Middle & High School School Student Groups

CAPE offers two-hour programs that include a brief presentation and hands-on activity in our simulation room to students of middle school and high school.  Students interested in medicine experience the "flipped" classroom in healthcare by visiting CAPE's simulation center. CAPE IS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW STUDENT TRAINEES