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Sentara Center for Simulation & Immersive Learning at EVMS


The mission of the EVMS Sentara Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning is to advance professional excellence through simulation-based education, research, and innovation.


The Center uses five guiding principles to form the basis of our goals and program offerings:

  1. Promote patient safety and clinical excellence through simulation and advanced educational technologies for training and assessment of healthcare professionals.
  2. Dedication to the development of simulation-based educational tools and programs to address core competencies and emerging trends across the primary and specialty domains of the healthcare system.
  3. Promote the use of simulation and advanced educational technologies as a competency assessment evaluation tool for a wide array of professionals.
  4. Conducting and report research on the development and use of simulation and advanced educational technologies.
  5. Provide education and mentorship to future generations of educators and researchers interested in simulation-based teaching and assessment and advanced educational technologies.