The primary role of the Office of Interprofessional Simulation for Innovative Clinical Practice 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 in further information about simulation, please contact the Office of Interprofessional Simulation at simulation@uab.edu.


Simulation News


Master of Science in Healthcare Simulation Intensive

MSHS Fall 2019 sMy experience at UAB for the Simulation Intensive can be described as some of the most valuable time I have ever dedicated to my professional growth. I have a background in communications, no formal clinical skills and work at Children's Minnesota in the Simulation Center as the Operations Manager. I have a vested interest in medical education research and realized that I needed more formal training in simulation to be able to grow as a researcher. I chose UAB's Healthcare Simulation program because of its commitment to the curriculum and the idea that anyone with any background can find their fit within simulation. Read more ...

Interventional Radiology Sim Training

IMG 3294 2On August 9, the UAB Department of Radiology collaborated with OIPS to organize an inaugural Image-Guided Procedure Simulation course in the Jefferson Tower Procedural Skills lab. Both diagnostic and interventional radiology faculty lead introductory simulation courses for 10 first-year radiology residents over three hours.

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In Silico Sepsis Tabletop Simulation - Surgical Units

In SilicoUAB Care is excited to be partnering alongside OIPS to bring in silico (or in the computer) simulations to GI Surgery. We have previously used a similar simulation with the medicine teams and are excited to be expanding our cohort.

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Summer Health Professions Education Program

268A0356On June 24, the UAB Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) collaborated with OIPS to hold a simulation experience at the Volker Hall Sandbox. The session will be repeated on July 1. In total, 74 undergraduate learners with interests in medicine, dentistry, optometry and physical therapy careers will participate. Read more ...