The Office of Interprofessional Simulation is a joint venture between UAB health schools and the UAB Health System. The primary role of the Office is to support and track Interprofessional and other UAB health system simulation experiences. Support services include facilitator development courses and simulation administrative, educational, and technical expertise.

If you are interested further information about simulation, please contact the Office of Interprofessional Simulation at simulation@uab.edu.


Simulation News

UAB doctors to develop and implement infectious disease training across the South

Birmingham, Ala. — UAB is at the forefront of preventing the spread of infectious diseases. UAB doctors will now help develop and implement a new training program for medical professionals and first responders. The program will teach what to do if a person comes in contact with someone with an infectious disease. Read the full abc 33/40 article here

UAB developing training program on Ebola for first responders in Deep South

Serious health and safety concerns for health care, public safety and support service personnel arose after the 2014 Ebola virus disease that resulted in 11,000 deaths across multiple countries, with four confirmed cases in the United States. In the event of an Ebola or other infectious disease outbreak, the responsibility for patient transfer, assessment and testing falls on the local health care and public safety systems. Read the full article here.

UAB joins national research partnership to innovate health care education, delivery

UAB is one of 18 sites in a national network to advance interprofessional practice and education through simulation. Read the full article here.

UAB joins national research partnership to innovate health care education, delivery

At UAB, the Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation (CIPES) is an intersection of collaborative practice where learners from the health schools and health-related programs in arts and sciences, business and engineering learn to deliver effective and efficient patient-centered care. Read the full article here.

UAB driving simulator lab has national debut live on TODAY

NBC’s TODAY show traveled to Birmingham to hear from UAB College of Arts and Sciences distracted driving expert Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D. View the full article and video here.

UAB's Center for Interprofessional Education & Simulation joins Nexus Innovations Network

UAB's Center for Interprofessional Education & Simulation (CIPES) joins Nexus Innovations Network, a national research partnership testing new approaches to health care delivery and health professions education. Read the full news release here

Training Ground: Simulated OR Allows UAB students to take a dry run at medical sales

UAB School of Business - Medical Equipment and Supplies Distribution and UAB Office of Interprofessional Simulation featured on pages 46 & 48 in this article from Repertoire Magazine. Read the full article here.


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