Simulation Core Education


Our goal is to integrate simulation-based training into healthcare education anywhere its use by medical students and healthcare professionals will advance patient safety. Therefore, we want to work with you early in the course design process so that our simulation services support you in achieving your important learning objectives.

Instructional Design and Collaboration 

Through our relationship with the Instructional Design Core and our team of experienced simulation educators, we can assist you in educational theory and simulation activity design, including implementation, assessment, and debrief. Please contact us at to begin our collaboration.



The microsurgery course, instructed by Dr. Nilson Salas, is an intensive, individualized, 32-hour training in basic surgical and microsurgical techniques. The microsurgery room features three workstations, including three state-of-the-art operating room microscopes, microinstruments, and models. Classes are limited to five trainees and are attended by advance registration and fee.  

Laparoscopic Skills Instruction and Test Preparation

Appointments are available to residents and fellows for individualized basic laparoscopic skills review and test preparation.


Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES)

We are a Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) US-Midwest Region testing site authorized by


We are a Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy (FUSE) US-Midwest Region authorized testing site.