Advancing the Science of Simulation in Healthcare

The RUSH Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation (RCCSS) vision is to offer a world-class simulation program that promotes sharing of clinical knowledge and skills, in addition to innovation and education, across disciplines and practitioner populations to improve the quality and safety of patient care in the Illinois Medical District and beyond. The array and quality of services provided in the RCCSS will support fulfillment of accreditation criteria for the American College of Surgeons and the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.

Monitoring respiratory function in the Simulation Center


Actual hospital treatment rooms and patients are mimicked in fine detail.

Medical exam using manikin


High-fidelity manikins that have heartbeats, breathe and respond to treatment.

A student wearing a mask uses simulation tools

Experiencing Simulation

Hone skills, practice crisis management and conduct research.

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Next Training Opportunity
Ultrasound and Simulation Boot Camp
March 14-15, 2023
This course teaches critical skills for the emergency-care environment. Participants will receive didactics and hands-on training from leading national ultrasound experts and medical education professionals.

Learn more and register

A look inside the RCCSS