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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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. 

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.