1801 individuals attended the 2010 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare and had access to Preconference courses, Expert panels, keynote Plenary Sessions, roundtables, and workshop sessions to further their knowledge of use of simulation in healthcare to improvepatient safety and manage resources. 45 workshops provided both hands-on and interactive learning in the areas of conducting research, outcomes based assessment, case development,disaster training, needs assessment and competency based training. Panels and keynotes addressed education, research, simulations operations, interactive environments, credentialing and assessment, clinical areas, economics of simulation and standardized patients. 170 peer reviewed research abstracts were presented and selections will be published in the Societys Journal, Simulation in Healthcare. Additionally, 166 non-peer reviewed works in progress abstracts were presented and published in the course program.