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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February 4, 2016

Intern with UMCSC this summer

UMCSC is seeking Biomedical Engineering (BME) students the opportunity to gain practical experience, and apply engineering skills in the field of medical education and simulator development during a summer 2016 internship. Students will work with simulation technicians, physicians, and education researchers to develop novel simulators for the purpose of educating U-M health care professionals.

January 25, 2016

DLHS faculty, staff, and students attended the 2016 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

James Cooke, Deborah Rooney, Edward Lockett, Jacob Seagull, and Waseem Ostwani attended the 2016 IMSH meeting that took place in San Diego from Jan. 16-20. The conference seeks to explore the latest innovations and best practices in healthcare simulation.

November 2, 2015

Dr. Deborah Rooney to give talk at AHEKON 2015 congress in Turkey

DLHS faculty Deborah Rooney, PhD, will be giving a talk titled “Simulation-based education and the Family Medicine Physician: Applications for technical skills training” at the Annual International Family Practice Congress on November 4th. The keynote speaker for this event will be highlighting simulation-based education for technical skills training for family medicine physician.

October 31, 2015

U of M EM Department holds CPR Outreach Event at Annual Tailgate Party

On October 10, 2015 the University of Michigan Department of Emergency Medicine held a CPR Outreach event on the U of M golf course during their Annual Tailgate Party. 
This outreach event was co-sponsored by the American Heart Association and the SaveMiHeart initiative, whose goal is to double cardiac arrest survival by 2020. The event was aimed at promoting Bystander Hands Only CPR. 
Featured in the video is Dr. Robert Neurmar, Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and Chair of the AHA Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee. The video shows Dr. Neumar and his colleagues performing chest compressions while humming the U of M fight song. The video was taken by Debra Yake, who also participated in the event. 
October 27, 2015

Deborah Rooney, PhD, to give talk today at Mersin Űniversitesi in Turkey

Dr. Rooney's talk is titled “Simulation-based education: How could simulation be used for technical skills development in the future”. The invited speaker for this event will be highlighting simulation-based education for the graduate learner and physician.