Event AAH Tour of Seton Medical Center

August 17, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

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Join the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) for a tour of the Seton Medical Center Austin (SMCA) Modernization and Refresh projects, led by John Anglada, Sr. Project Manager at Rogers O’Brien Construction. The projects include demolishing and rebuilding Operating Rooms, the PACU, ICU Pods, South Lobby/Patient Access offices, Emergency Observation Unit, and some LDRs, Post-Partum Rooms, and corridors.

The project team is working with medical equipment vendors to equip rooms with ceiling hung lights/equipment booms, high resolution monitors and ceiling hung imaging equipment. In addition, all of the operating rooms are designed to accommodate a robotic surgical system.

The 2-hour event will consist of a 1-hour panel discussion followed by a 1-hour tour of Seton Medical Center Austin with the facility owner, HKS Architects, and the General Contractor.
Lunch will not be provided.


Space is limited to 30 so please register early using the link below. Address will be provided upon regisration. Parking is available at the Seton garage at attendee's expense.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the complex multidisciplinary approach and concepts needed to execute a modernized Operating Rooms Suite project.
  2. Identify owner and facility-side considerations to allow for continuity of health services, proper fire safety and infection control and project delivery constraints (budget/timeline).
  3. Recognize construction-side considerations for phasing a complex medical facility project and facilitating the dynamic environment encompassing the project.
  4. Specify technology, systems infrastructure, space constraints and medical equipment requirements and understand the inter-relation of each to support activities within these highly technical patient care environments.

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The Academy of Architecture for Health's aim is to present strong programs and events that will benefit architects, owners, contractors, and consultants who are engaged or interested in the design and construction of healthcare facilities.

Task Force:
Craig Puccetti, AIA
William Peeples, AIA
Phil Scott, AIA