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The interprofessional Center for Experiential Learning and Simulation (iCELS) at UMass Medical School provides exemplary simulation development, programming, and research for medical and clinical professionals. Hands-on simulation experiences can build bridges among disciplines and transform health sciences education and practice.

iCELS staff work collaboratively with instructors to design, implement, and assess clinical simulations as we serve the educational needs of UMass Medical School providing state-of-the-art simulation technologies to support New England's clinical and professional health care workforce. iCELS reflects the environment fostered at our academic health sciences center—innovation and excellence in education, basic and translational research and patient-centered care.

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Mission and Vision

Learn about the iCELS mission and vision.

Staff and Faculty

iCELS is led by an interdisciplinary team of education, clinical training and simulation professionals.

Research and Scholarship

Learn about the academic portfolio of our iCELS faculty and staff.


Our facility has the ability to simulate a wide range of scenarios, including clinic rooms, inpatient facilities, disaster sites, and other health care settings. Our operational staff will work with you to create the optimal learning experience for your needs.

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