The Statute of the Tree Center has been approved by the Board of the post-graduate School of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and by the board of the Institute of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care.

The post-graduate School in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in a resource of the Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy. The School is directed by Prof. Massimo Antonelli

The Institute of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care is a resource of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy. The Institute is directed by Prof. Giorgio Conti

The Secretariat of the post-graduate School in Anesthesia and Intensive Care and of the Institute of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care is run by Annamaria Natoli and Paola Moscarelli

Mission and activities


The TREE Center focuses on research for education in emergency medicine and anaesthesia; it includes programmes using innovative teaching techniques including high fidelity simulation.  The High Fidelity/full scale simulation activities address medical students, residents, nurses and other healthcare professionals. The TREE center offers a high volume (>1,300 learner hours in 2017) of simulations for disparate learners. Faculty development opportunities offered by TREE include best practices of simulation design, implementation, and debriefing.

The TREE Center Board

Alessandro Barelli Tree Center Simulation Rome

Alessandro Barelli, Scientific and Educational Responsible


Massimo Antonelli, Scientific Committee


Giorgio Conti, Scientific Committee

Sandroni Treecenter Simulazione Roma

Claudio Sandroni, Scientific Committee

Scapigliati Treecenter Simulazione Roma

Andrea Scapigliati, Scientific Committee

Tortorolo Treecenter Simulazione Roma

Luca Tortorolo, Scientific Committee

Gullì Treecenter Simulazione Roma

Antonio Gullì, Scientific Committee, Equipment and tech Responsible

Schermata 2018-04-05 alle 14.06.02

Loredana Dominici, Didactic Secretariat