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.

Calendar page icon with a cross signaling first aid
Next Training Opportunity
Emergency Medicine Bootcamp
The Rush Center for Clinical Skills and Simulation offers a Simulation and Procedural Bootcamp for Emergency Medicine Clinicians. This course is perfect for the advanced practice clinicians (physician assistants and nurse practitioners) and physicians who are practicing in the emergency medicine environment.
Individual and small group sessions available.

Contact us to learn more

A look inside the RCCSS