GAMER Scholarship

GAMER Collaborative Research & Scholarly Papers

GAMER Joint Adventures

This section is a listing of articles by more than one GAMER Collaborative Members (names bolded).

Cosimini MJ, Watsjold B, Chan TM. Serious Games Without Screens. Comment on "Involvement of End Users in the Development of Serious Games for Health Care Professions Education: Systematic Descriptive Review". JMIR Serious Games. 2022 Feb 9;10(1):e34656. doi: 10.2196/34656.

Watsjold BK, Cosimini M, Mui P, Chan TM. Much ado about gaming: An educator's guide to serious games and gamification in medical education. AEM Educ Train. 2022;6:e10794. doi: 10.1002/aet2.10794

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GAMER Solo Adventures

This section is a listing of papers where there is at least ONE member of the GAMER Collaborative. We have filed the papers under the project, rather than the GAMER, but have bolded the GAMER collaborative member in the listings.

Empiric Game


  • Cosimini MJ. Quick Response code augmented card game for antibiotic education. Med Educ. 2022;1. doi:10.1111/medu.14891

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  • Michael Cosimini . Games for paediatric educators, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2022. Available at:

  • Making Connections in #MedEd With Michael Cosimini. Voices of Tablerounds #9, 2021 link

  • Game Learning for Clerkships and Residents with Michael Cosimini, MD. Medical Mnemonist, Episode 72, 2020. link

  • Michael Cosimini Uses Visuals to Create Games for Busy Doctors. Professor Game, Episode 135, 2020 link

  • Designing a Learning Game for Medical Students with Empiric feat. Michael Cosimini. Board Gaming With Education, Episode 98, 2020. link

  • Seriously Fun Games. Doctors Who Create, Episode 25, 2020. link

GridlockED Game


  • Tsoy D, Sneath P, Rempel J, Huang S, Bodnariuc N, Mercuri M, Pardhan A, Chan TM. Creating GridlockED: A serious game for teaching about multipatient environments. Academic Medicine; 2019; 94(1); 66-70. Doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002340

  • Hale SJ, Wakeling S, Blain JB, Pardhan A, Mondoux S, Chan TM. Side Effects May Include Fun: Pre- and Post-market surveillance of the GridlockED serious game. Simulation & Gaming; 51(3); 365-377. Doi: 10.1177/1046878120904125

  • Brar G, Lambert S, Huang S, Dang NR, Chan TM. Using observation to determine teachable moments within a serious game: A GridlockED As Medical Education (GAME) study. AEM Education and Training. 5(2); e10456. Doi: 10.1002/aet2.10456

  • Hale S, Wakeling S, Anuja Bhalerao, Balakumaran J, Huang S, Mondoux S, Blain JB, Chan TM. Feeling the flow with a serious game workshop: GridlockED As Medical Education 2 study (GAME2 study). AEM Education and Training. 2021; 5(3): e10576. Doi: 10.1002/aet2.10576

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