Advancing the Science of Simulation in Healthcare

The RUSH Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation 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 RUSH Sim Center 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.

A look inside the RUSH Sim Center

Situated in a 20,000-square-foot facility on Chicago’s RUSH University campus, the RUSH Sim Center runs healthcare simulation programs for both interprofessional healthcare teams as well as individual practitioners across all disciplines and skill levels.