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The space at Mass Chan Medical School iCELS, spanning over two levels at the Albert Sherman Center on UMass Chan campus in Worcester, Massachusetts (MA), is designed to be customiseable so it can deliver realistic simulation of clinic rooms, inpatient facilities, disaster sites, and other health care settings - bolstered by our acess to healthcare equipment and patient actors. Let our staff work collaboratively with you to maximize the use of space, facilities, and services, to deliver a simulated healthcare environment that best suits your needs.

For Film & Photo Shoots

The space at UMass Chan Medical School iCELS is available as a location for film and photo shoots by organizations not affiliated with the Medical School. Clients may reserve our simulation space, simulation equipment, patient actors, and/or staff support. Our experienced staff has worked with external clients to create realistic scenes for films and photo shoots. Please follow these steps:

  • All clients using the iCELS facilities should read through our Scheduling and Use Protocols prior to reserving any space use.
  • To reserve space, equipment and/or staff support, submit a completed Event Space Reservation Form.
  • A planning session with iCELS staff is required prior to final confirmation of a reservation for new users or for experienced users with new cases/curriculum. Our team can provide tours of the facility, and work with you to create or enhance your program goals.
  • In the event of cancellations, iCELS must be informed at least 72 hours (three business days) prior to the start of the scheduled use. If cancellations occur within 72 hours (three business days) of scheduled use, iCELS will charge for all contracted services.

Location Features

Designed for flexibility and adaptability, the UMass Chan Medical School iCELS space can be specifically configured to create the customized milieu that replicates the look and feel of an authentic healthcare environment, through mixed usage of our facilities and services, including:

  • 20 clinic exam rooms furnished with ambulatory care equipment and supplies
  • 4 large simulation scenario rooms that can be set up in various ways to mimic clinical and/or emergency situations to develop team-based skills
  • Clinical skills lab with 11 beds/stations with an array of patient care equipment and supplies and three stations with wall mounted air/suction
  • 2 technical skills lab features separate wet and dry lab space to provide training modalities from wet tissue to virtual reality
  • 10 multifunctional conference style rooms for pre-briefing, debriefing, didactic sessions
  • A community of ~100 standardized patients representing a diverse mix of races, ages, genders and lifestyles
  • Inventory of equipment:

Interactive Floor Plans

Our faculty and staff are happy to work with you to create the settings your personalized training program requires. Take a look at the interactive floor plan below for an overview of the space.

Visual Tour of iCELS

Visit our Quick Facts & Visual Tour page for this popularly-requested overview:

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