The University of Michigan Clinical Simulation Center is accredited by the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 training center.

The University of Michigan Clinical Simulation Center (UMCSC) is an innovative instructional environment and learning laboratory providing challenging, immersive simulation training for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals at the University of Michigan. As part of the Department of Learning Health Sciences, the UMCSC plays an integral role in leading change through innovative and effective education and establishing assessment methodologies used in clinical care.

The mission of the Clinical Simulation Center is to advance best practices in healthcare education and improve patient safety through the development of effective simulation-based instruction, robust assessment, and rigorous research.

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August 22, 2016

UMCSC Research Committee announces grant awardees for 2016-2017

The Clinical Simulation Center Research Committee is pleased to announce it has awarded a total of $30,000 to support two research projects for the 2016-2017 cycle.

July 20, 2016

Reminder: UMCSC Grant Deadline August 1

The Clinical Simulation Center's request for proposals that apply best practices in simulation-based education will close Monday, August 1st. Visit our page to learn more about this opportunity. 

June 24, 2016

Construction of the new Independent Simulation (or ISim) space has begun

This significant expansion of the Clinical Simulation Center in the Towsley Continuing Education Building will be a state of the art addition dedicated to independent learning combining computer based instruction and assessment with simulation based learning for medical students, residents, fellows, faculty, nurses and all UMHS staff.