To embed simulation-based techniques and tools in education and training for the UAB community to improve patient care outcomes, education, research and health system efficiency.
Dramatically improve learning, patient outcomes and efficiency at UAB and become an international leader in applying simulation to education, training, patient care delivery and research.
*Creativity and Innovation are essential in developing new ways to use simulation effectively.
*Experiential and active learning are essential to achieve skill acquisition and high level critical thinking/problem solving skills.
*Interprofessional educational experiences are essential for students and healthcare professionals to achieve core competencies in ethics, teamwork, communication and roles/responsibilities.
*Effective interprofessional experiences occur through true-to-life simulated encounters that encourage collaboration and patient-centered care.